Mager to lead on Colston Hall re-birth

Cathy Mager
09 Sep 2020

Bristol artist and curator CATHY MAGER has been appointed by Bristol Music Trust as Creative Producer to lead The Lantern Project, part of the venue’s multi-million pound transformation funded by a £4.75m grant from the National L

Trustee appointment at the Crafts Council

Yinka Ilori
09 Sep 2020

Multidisciplinary artist YINKA ILORI has joined the Crafts Council Board of Trustees.

Smith takes the helm of the Arts Council Collection

01 Sep 2020

The new Director of the Arts Council Collection is DEBORAH SMITH, who worked for three years at Birmingham Museums Trust as Curator for the Arts Council Collection’s National Partners Programme.

Creative Europe Desk UK announces new Head of Culture

Isabel Moura Mendes
01 Sep 2020

ISABEL MOURA MENDES has joined the Culture team at Creative Europe Desk UK as the new Head of Culture England & Culture Advisor UK.

Wheatcroft to lead ALVA as Lee steeps down

Baroness Patience Wheatcroft
01 Sep 2020

The founding Chairman of the Association of Leading Visitor Attractions (ALVA), LORD LEE OF TRAFFORD, will be succeeded by BARONESS PATIENCE WHEATCROFT (pictured), an ALVA Board member since 2012, when he steps do

New trustees boost female leadership team at Castlefield GAllery

Ceri Hand, Alisha Kadri and Chara Lewis
01 Sep 2020

Castlefield Gallery has announced that CERI HAND (pictured left), ALISHA KADRI (pictured middle) and CHARA LEWIS (pictured right) have joined the gallery as Trustees.

Mackenzie “stunned” at dismissal from Théâtre du Châtelet

Ruth Mackenzie
01 Sep 2020

RUTH MACKENZIE, the first female artistic director at the Théâtre du Châtelet in Paris, has had her contract terminated with immediate effect, according to The Guardian.

Fitzpatrick to leave Imaginate for National Theatre of Scotland

Paul Fitzpatrick
26 Aug 2020

PAUL FITZPATRICK will be joining the National Theatre of Scotland in November in the newly created role of Director of Creative Engagement.

Holly-Nambi to take over from Rogers at b-side arts

Rocca Holly-Nambi
26 Aug 2020

ROCCA HOLLY-NAMBI (pictured) will be taking over from founder ALAN ROGERS as Director of b-side arts when he leaves in September to pursue a career as artist and creative practitioner in Venice.

Tara Arts announces new Artistic Director and joint CEO

Abdul Shayek
26 Aug 2020

ABDUL SHAYEK, Artistic Director & CEO of Cardiff-based international theatre company Fio, has been appointed as the new Artistic Director & Joint CEO of Tara Arts.

New artistic leadership at Siobhan Davies Studios

Annie Pui Ling Lok and Kat Bridge
26 Aug 2020

Founding Artistic Director SIOBHAN DAVIES will be passing on leadership of Siobhan Davies Studios to ANNIE PUI LING LOK and KAT BRIDGE, who will job share the role of Artistic Director from April

Co-workers appointed to cover ACE Children and Young People role

Maria Turley (left) and Keisha Thompson (right)
26 Aug 2020

As AMANDA RIGLER goes on maternity leave, Arts Council England (ACE) has appointed Manchester-based writer, performance artist and producer KEISHA THOMPSON (pictured right), and arts consultant and producer

Ibu leaves tiata fahodzi for Northern Stage

Natalie Ibu
18 Aug 2020

NATALIE IBU will be the new Artistic Director and Joint Chief Executive at Northern Stage, where she will take up the role in November.

New Director for Culture at King's College

Beatrice Pembroke
18 Aug 2020

BEATRICE PEMBROKE has become Executive Director Culture at King's College London. Until recently she was Director of the Global Cultural Districts Network, and prior to that Director of Creative Economy at the British Council.

New Chair announced at Leeds Playhouse

Rozina Breen
18 Aug 2020

BBC England’s Head of North, ROZINA BREEN, will be the new Chair at Leeds Playhouse.

Borthwick joins KARST

Ben Borthwick
18 Aug 2020

The independent visual arts gallery and studio complex KARST has appointed curator BEN BORTHWICK as Head of Creative Programme.

Tackley joins Riverside Studios

11 Aug 2020

RACHEL TACKLEY has been appointed to the lead creative role in the leadership team that will be taking Riverside Studios forward following its five-year, £50m refurbishment.

Arts Council of Wales announces funding team appointments

11 Aug 2020

Three new members of staff have joined Arts Council of Wales’ Arts Funding Services Department.  After 6 years leading Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales’s Development Team –  RICHARD NICHOLLS will start in September as Direc

Zeiske to step down from Deveron Projects

Claudia Zeiske
11 Aug 2020

After 25 years running and shaping Deveron Projects, founding Director CLAUDIA ZEISKE has decided to step down from the North East Scotland organisation in December.

Board appointments at Actors Touring Company

Geraldine Brodie and Alan Evans
11 Aug 2020

Actors Touring Company has announced a new chair and vice-chair of their board of trustees.

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