Chair re-appointed at Horniman

08 Feb 2018

EVE SALOMON will remain Chair of the Horniman Museum board for a second term of four years, until July 2022, after being re-appointed by the Culture Secretary.

UAL to say goodbye to Sorrell

Sir John Sorrell
08 Feb 2018

SIR JOHN SORRELL has announced his decision to retire as Chair of University of the Arts London at the end of July, following a five-year term in office.

Talawa appoints new trustees

08 Feb 2018

Talawa Theatre Company’s Board of Directors has appointed a raft of new members: independent theatre producer LAURA COLLIER; JAMES DACRE, Artistic Director of Northampton’s Royal & Derngate Theatres; D

New Chair for Lyric Hammersmith

Photo of Lisa Burger
01 Feb 2018

Executive Director of the National Theatre, LISA BURGER, has become Chair of the Lyric Hammersmith’s board. She takes over from WILLIAM ATKINSON.

Michael Williams to begin first UK-based role

01 Feb 2018

Currently Managing Director of Cape Town Opera, where he has worked since 1990, MICHAEL WILLIAMS will take up the role of Chief Executive Officer at Buxton International Festival from April.

a-n Chief Executive to step down

Photo of Jeanie Scott
01 Feb 2018

After four years as CEO of artists’ membership organisation a-n, JEANIE SCOTT has announced she will leave in June. a-n will become one of Arts Council England’s core-funded ‘Sector Support Organisations’ from April.

Additions at Youth Music Theatre UK

Photo of Tim Sandford
01 Feb 2018

Formerly Business & Development Manager at Ealing Music Service, TIM SANDFORD has been selected as Youth Music Theatre UK’s new Deputy Chief Executive.

New Wimbledon Theatre selects Theatre Director

Photo of Nick Parr
01 Feb 2018

After two and a half years as Chief Executive of Dundee Rep Theatre, and previous roles at Festival City Theatres Trust,

Jeremy Newton joins the Guildhall School

01 Feb 2018

A new role as Vice Principal & Director of Advancement at Guildhall School is in store for JEREMY NEWTON, currently Chief Executive of Children and the Arts. He will start the role in April.

Carter to leave WAC Arts

Raidene Carter
01 Feb 2018

RAIDENE CARTER, who became Director of Artistic Programmes at London’s WAC Arts in July 2017, will be leaving to join The

Sheffield to step down

01 Feb 2018

In June, GRAHAM SHEFFIELD will be stepping down as Director of Arts at the British Council. He intends to focus more time on his role as Chair of Help Musicians UK.

Paul Clayton ends run as Chair of Actors Centre

01 Feb 2018

Director PAUL CLAYTON, who has been Chair of London-based Actors Centre for eight years, has stepped down.

Leadership changes at Queen’s Hall Arts

01 Feb 2018

After more than 20 years as Artistic Director of the Queen’s Hall Arts Centre in Hexham, GEOF KEYS has announced he will step down this summer.

Lazar joins Trafalgar Entertainment Group

01 Feb 2018

Ambassador Theatre Group (ATG) Executive DAVID LAZAR has been appointed Executive Vice President of Trafalgar Entertainment Group, the company started by ATG founders ROSEMARY SQUIRE and HOWARD PANTER

Changes at the Henry Moore Foundation

Photo of Clare Tomlinson
25 Jan 2018

CLARE TOMLINSON, Head of the British Museum’s events department since 2008, has become Head of Enterprise for the Henry Moore Foundation.

New role for Redway

Paula Redway
25 Jan 2018

Previously the Director of Salisbury Arts Centre, PAULA REDWAY will be the new Cultural Development Manager for Oxford City Council from February.

Maggie Appleton to lead Museums Association

25 Jan 2018

The new President of the Museums Association is MAGGIE APPLETON, Chief Executive Officer of the RAF Museum. She takes over from DAVID FLEMING.

New Director of Development and Partnerships at Open Eye Gallery

Photo of Tracey Marshall
25 Jan 2018

Formerly Director of photography gallery Belfast Exposed, TRACY MARSHALL has been appointed Director of Development and Partnerships at Open Eye Gallery.

Maycock joins the Hippodrome

Tim Maycock
25 Jan 2018

Birmingham Hippodrome has appointed TIM MAYCOCK, formerly of PWC, as its new Director of Finance.

Jude Kelly to leave Southbank Centre

18 Jan 2018

After 12 years at the helm of the Southbank Centre, JUDE KELLY has announced that she will be leaving in May to focus on WOW – Women of the World Festival.


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