Music Venue Trust appoints new trustees

L - R Ellie Rowsell, Sarah Thirtle, Bengi Unsal
09 Aug 2018

BENGI UNSAL, Senior Contemporary Music Programmer at Southbank Centre, and musician ELLIE ROWSELL from alternative rock band Wolf Alice, have joined the Board at Music Venue Trust.

Leadership changes at Watershed

Miriam Randall (L) and Clare Reddington (R)
03 Aug 2018

CLARE REDDINGTON has taken over as CEO of Watershed, leading alongside Executive Director MIRIAM RANDALL.

Sheffield joins FEI

03 Aug 2018

FEI, the UK based international cultural consultancy, has announced that GRAHAM SHEFFIELD, until recently global Director Arts at the British Council, will join the agency as an Associate Director to undertake consulting projects.

New interim Executive Director for Spare Tyre

Louise Coles
03 Aug 2018

Consultant and producer LOUISE COLES is to become interim Executive Director (part time) at Spare Tyre. Her experience includes working as Executive Director at The Blue Room Theatre and as Chief Executive of The Actors Centre.

Senior Leadership changes at the British Council

03 Aug 2018

The British Council has made three new appointments to the senior Arts Leadership team. GREGORY NASH has taken up the role of Creative Director and CAROLINE MEABY becomes Director, Arts Network.

New General Manager at Outside Edge

03 Aug 2018

RICARDO DE LACERDA FERREIRA will become the new General Manager of Outside Edge Theatre Company, the UK’s only theatre company focused on addiction.

Bence returns to Equity

03 Aug 2018

CHARLOTTE BENCE returns to Equity as low pay/no pay organiser. Bence is a former student scheme coordinator for the union, and returns to Equity having recently worked at Unite, overseeing workers in the hospitality sector.

Curious Directive appoints new Chair

Stephen Crocker
03 Aug 2018

Curious Directive has announced STEPHEN CROCKER as its new Chair.

McLean to become Artistic Director

03 Aug 2018

Actress SUZANN MCLEAN is to take over as Artistic Director of Theatre Peckham next month. McLean is founder and current director of the award winning theatre school Young and Talented, now in its 14th year.

New Board members for Creative Scotland

03 Aug 2018

ELIZABETH PARTYKA, DAVID STRACHAN and EWAN ANGUS have been announced as new Members of the Board of Creative Scotland.

Cantrill-Fenwick joins the Association for Cultural Enterprises

03 Aug 2018

The Association for Cultural Enterprises’ new role of Director of Digital will be filled by ROBIN CATRILL-FENWICK. He joins the Association from Colchester's Mercury Theatre, where he was Deputy Executive Director.

Saumarez Smith to step down at Royal Academy

Sir Charles Saumarez-Smith
27 Jul 2018

CHARLES SAUMAREZ SMITH, Secretary and Chief Executive of the Royal Academy of Arts and former Director of the National Gallery and the National Portrait Gallery, is stepping down after 11 years to join Blain|Southern as Senior Director of the gall

Foster to lead Warwick Arts Centre

Photo of Doreen Foster
27 Jul 2018

Currently Deputy Director of the Black Cultural Archives, and previously Chief Executive of the Bernie Grant Arts Centre in Tottenham, DOREEN FOSTER has been announced as the next Director of Warwick Arts Centre.

Co-Chairs for Foundation for Future London

27 Jul 2018

Baroness LOLA YOUNG, a writer and broadcaster and formerly Head of Culture at the Greater London Authority, will join Sir DAVID BELL, a non-executive director of The Economist, as Co-Chairs of the Foundation for F

Shobana Jeyasingh Dance appoints Executive Director

Photo of Moya Maxwell
27 Jul 2018

MOYA MAXWELL has been appointed as Executive Director of Shobana Jeyasingh Dance and will take up the post in September.

New role for McMorrow

27 Jul 2018

Formerly Head of Brighton Festival, JANE MCMORROW has started her new role as Director of Brighton-based arts charity Creative Future.

Dolan joins Dance Consortium

Photo of Amy Dolan
27 Jul 2018

A group of 19 large-scale theatres across the UK has announced the appointment of AMY DOLAN as its new Tour Coordinator.

New Producer at Out of Joint

Photo of Daisy Cooper
27 Jul 2018

Previously producer at the Gate Theatre, DAISY COOPER – who has previously worked in the BBC’s TV Locations Department – has been appointed Producer of theatre company Out of Joint.

Baynes to leave CAN

27 Jul 2018

Community Arts North West (CAN) Creative Director and Co-Founder CILLA BAYNES will be stepping down from the organisation in the autumn.

NN Contemporary Art makes Board appointments

27 Jul 2018

The Northampton-based contemporary art organisation has welcomed several new appointments to its board: DEBORAH DE HAES, management consultant and governance specialist; DYLAN FOX, Artist/ Activist/ Trans Advocate


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