If I were 22 – James Phillips

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30 Oct 2015

The playwright behind ‘McQueen’, James Phillips, shares his advice to the younger generation, from gambling to remembering that it’s only rock ‘n’ roll.

New role for Sam Thorne

Sam Thorne
29 Oct 2015

SAM THORNE, currently Artistic Director of Tate St Ives and a contributing editor at Frieze magazine, is to be the new Director of Nottingham Contemporary from early 2016.

Leadership changes at Cheltenham Festivals

29 Oct 2015

ANTONIA BYATT, currently Director of Literature and South East at Arts Council England, and ROD HEBDEN, Head of Corporate Partnerships at the National Trust, have joined Cheltenham Festivals as Director and Direct

Derby Theatre appoints new Executive Director

29 Oct 2015

RACHAEL THOMAS is to be Derby Theatre’s new Executive Director from the end of November, leaving her role as Castle Development Manager for Lincoln Castle.

New Director of Programme for Scottish Book Trust

29 Oct 2015

Scottish Book Trust has appointed AMINA SHAH, formerly Chief Executive of The Scottish Library and Information Council, as its new Director of Programme.

Sheffield Theatres selects new chair

29 Oct 2015

Chair of King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust BOB KERSLAKE is to take over from NEIL ADLEMAN as Chair of the Board at Sheffield Theatres in December.

CFCCA appoints four new trustees

Appointments to board
29 Oct 2015

The Centre for Chinese Contemporary Art (CFCCA) has appointed the former head of the Scottish Arts Council, TESSA JACKSON, to its board, alongside ALLAN WALKER, NATHALIE CACHET-GAUJARD

First Artistic Director appointed for National Youth Folk Ensemble

Sam Sweeney
29 Oct 2015

SAM SWEENEY, fiddle player and BBC Radio 2 Folk Musician Of The Year, is to be the inaugural Artistic Director of the English Folk Dance and Song Society’s new National Youth Folk Ensemble

Rob Bowman to be Director of Programme at Arnolfini

29 Oct 2015

Bristol’s Arnolfini has appointed ROB BOWMAN as Director of Programme. He will leave his role as Head of Programmes and Production at Artangel to take up the new post in mid-November.

My Gurus – Lorna Hosler

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29 Oct 2015

Lorna Hosler tells us about the people and experiences that helped her on her way to becoming Executive Director of Clod Ensemble.

The Space appoints CEO and Creative Director

22 Oct 2015

Producer FIONA MORRIS, Head of Arts & History at Leopard Films, is to join The Space as its Chief Executive and Creative Director from January 2016.

David Brownlee’s successor appointed at UK Theatre

22 Oct 2015

CASSIE CHADDERTON, currently Director of Media and Stakeholder Relations at Arts Council England, is to take over from DAVID BROWNLEE in the revised role of Head of UK Theatre and Membership Development at UK Thea

Leadership change at Theatr Brycheiniog

22 Oct 2015

MARTYN GREEN is to take up the role of Chief Executive at Theatr Brycheiniog, having worked as Chief Executive of The Courtyard Centre for the Arts in Hereford for 12 years.

Derby Theatre Programme Co-ordinator to join Lincoln Drill Hall

Adam Pownall
22 Oct 2015

Currently Theatre Programme Co-ordinator at Derby Theatre, ADAM POWNALL is set to join Lincoln Drill Hall at the end of November as its Artistic Programme & Participation Manager.

Creative Scotland appoints new board member

Sheila Murray
22 Oct 2015

Having worked in a series of international management roles with the British Council, SHEILA MURRAY has been appointed to the board of Creative Scotland for four years.

New Associate Director for New International Encounter

Michael Judge
22 Oct 2015

MICHAEL JUDGE, currently with Royal Opera House Bridge, is to join New International Encounter as its Associate Director.

The snapshot - Alison Brown

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16 Oct 2015

What’s it like to be a Communications Assistant at BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art? Alison Brown fills us in.

Acme Studios appoints new CEO

15 Oct 2015

HANNAH CORBETT is to join Acme Studios as its new Chief Executive from early 2016, succeeding co-founder JONATHAN HARVEY, who has been in the post for 44 years.

Swindon Dance founder to step down

15 Oct 2015

After 36 years leading the organisation, MARIE McCLUSKEY is to leave Swindon Dance and retire in January 2016. 

Roy McEwan to leave Scottish Chamber Orchestra

Roy McEwan
15 Oct 2015

ROY McEWAN is to step down from his role as Chief Executive of the Scottish Chamber Orchestra and retire in Summer 2016, coinciding with the end of the Orchestra’s 42nd Season.


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