First female Director for Manchester Museum

22 Feb 2018

ESME WARD, currently Head of Learning & Engagement at Manchester Museum and the Whitworth, is to become the first woman to hold the role of Director at Manchester Museum.

Tabbron to lead Shakespeare North

22 Feb 2018

Currently a Senior Relationship Manager at Arts Council England, IAN TABBRON has been seconded to Shakespeare North Playhouse in Prescot, Merseyside, as Interim Chief Executive.

Orr steps down

22 Feb 2018

After 13 years in post, JOANNE ORR is stepping down as Chief Executive of Museums Galleries Scotland to pursue consultancy opportunities. An Interim Chief Executive has been appointed: JOHN MCLEISH, Chairman of the Scottish Tartans Authority.

City of Culture team launches event company

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22 Feb 2018

CHRIS CLARY and JENNY HUTT, Technical & Operations Director and Arts and Event Manager respectively for Hull City of Culture, have set up Dock Street Events to offer expertise for indoor and outdoor arts, ente

Horsecross Arts appoints Interim Chief Executive

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22 Feb 2018

MIKE GRIFFITHS, until recently Interim CEO at Eden Court Theatre & Cinema, has been selected as Interim Chief Executive for Horsecross Arts in Perth.

Graham joins the family business

22 Feb 2018

Formerly Genesis Assistant Director at Welsh National Opera, POLLY GRAHAM is to become Artistic Director of Loughborough Festival Opera.

My Gurus – Natasha Wood

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22 Feb 2018

Artistic Director of Théâtre Volière Natasha Wood describes how death ‘snapping at her heels’ propels her on. That and Davie Bowie, of course.

New Chair for Creative Scotland

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15 Feb 2018

ROBERT WILSON, co-founder of sculpture park Jupiter Artland, has been appointed Chair of Creative Scotland.

Edinburgh Printmakers selects CEO

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15 Feb 2018

Previously Artistic Director/Chief Executive of The Art House in Wakefield, SHÂN EDWARDS has become Chief Executive of Edinburgh Printmakers.

New director posts at Arts Council England

15 Feb 2018

Arts Council England (ACE) has introduced two new Director roles focused on innovation: Head of Publishing, Rights & Images at the National Portrait Gallery, NICOLA SAUNDERS, will be joining ACE as Director of Business Improve

Stanley-Money to lead CPT

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15 Feb 2018

After six years as a theatre and dance producer, and Producer for China Plate, KAYA STANLEY-MONEY has been appointed Executive Director and joint Chief Executive at Camden People’s Theatre.

Sule joins Site

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15 Feb 2018

Currently Assistant Curator at Nottingham Contemporary, ANGELICA SULE has been appointed as Curator at Site Gallery in Sheffield.

CIF announces 2018 Council

15 Feb 2018

The Creative Industries Federation has released information about members of its UK Council for 2018, including Ar

Cave leaves Arts Council

15 Feb 2018

Director of Engagement and Audiences at Arts Council England PHIL CAVE will leave at the end of March to take up consultancy work.

New role for Betsan Moses

15 Feb 2018

Head of Communications at the Arts Council of Wales, BETSAN MOSES, is to become the new Chief Executive of the National Eisteddfod of Wales, an eight-day music and poetry festival.

My Gurus - Mira Kaushik

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15 Feb 2018

Mira Kaushik reveals how an introduction to experimental Indian street theatre in the 1970s and conversations with a vagrant bohemian wanderer shaped her career.

My Gurus – Sean Gandini

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09 Feb 2018

A barefoot dancer and a 90-year-old juggler: Sean Gandini reveals the people who have shaped him and his career.

Hughes to join Norfolk and Norwich Festival

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08 Feb 2018

Previously Capital Project Coordinator for Kettle’s Yard in Cambridge, which re-opens this weekend after a two-year redevelopment, LIZ HUGHES has been appointed Executive Director of the Norfolk and Norwich Festival.

Journalist Kirsty Lang joins BALTIC

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08 Feb 2018

BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art in Gateshead has appointed KIRSTY LANG, presenter of Radio 4’s arts programme Front Row, as Chair of the Board.

Midlane calls time on Polka

Stephen Midlane
08 Feb 2018

After 40 years with Wimbledon’s Polka Theatre, STEPHEN MIDLANE has announced he will retire in August.


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