Spreadbury-Maher to leave King’s Head Theatre

11 Aug 2020

ADAM SPREADBURY-MAHER, Artistic Director of the King’s Head Theatre, Islington will leaving in September after ten years with the organisation.

HighTide appoints Executive Director

Photo of Rowan Rutter (left) and Francesca Clark (right) of Hightide
06 Aug 2020

ROWAN RUTTER (pictured left) has been appointed as Executive Director of new writing theatre HighTide, having worked for the organisation for the past year as Executive Producer and latterly as a consultant.

Frater succeeds Evans at Clean Break

Photo of Alison Frater
06 Aug 2020

ALISON FRATER has taken on the role of Chair at women’s theatre company Clean Break.

Wildworks’ new Artistic Director fills a three-year gap

Photo of Myriddin Pharo - new artistic director of Wildworks
06 Aug 2020

Cornwall-based site-specific theatre company Wildworks has announced the appointment of MYRIDDIN PHARO (pictured) as its new Artistic Director, a role that has been vacant since the passing of co-founder BILL MITCHELL

New trustees for Liverpool’s Everyman & Playhouse theatres

Photo of new Liverpool Everyman trustees: Natasha Bucknor (left), Paul Evans (middle and Camilla Mankabady (right)
06 Aug 2020

Three new board members have become trustees of the Liverpool and Merseyside Theatres Trust, which supports the Everyman & Playhouse theatres.

Booth leaves Cast for Mansfield Palace Theatre

Sian Booth
30 Jul 2020

Mansfield Palace Theatre has appointed SIAN BOOTH (pictured) as Cultural Services Manager to oversee the Theatre and Mansfield Museum, as well as the wider cultural offer from Mansfield District Council.

Tessitura founder steps down as CEO

Jack Robin (left) and Andrew Recinos (right)
30 Jul 2020

CEO and Co-Founder of Tessitura Network, the CRM supplier to cultural organisations, JACK RUBIN (pictured left) will be stepping into an advisory capacity for 2021.

New Director for the West Horsley Place Trust

Ben Pearce
30 Jul 2020

BEN PEARCE (pictured) will succeed PETER PEARCE as the new Director of the West Horsley Place Trust, the heritage organisation that is restoring the manor house, gardens and a 380-acre estate as centre for the per

Mallaghan leaves Mind the Gap

Lisa Mallaghan
30 Jul 2020

After 14 years, working alongside artists with learning disabilities at theatre company Mind the Gap, Senior Producer LISA MALLAGHAN (pictured) is leaving the organisation.

New Chair for Royal Opera House

David Ross
20 Jul 2020

DAVID ROSS has been announced as the new Chair of the Royal Opera House board from September, succeeding IAN TAYLOR, who passed away earlier this year.

Jewish Museum London announces new Chair

Nick Viner
20 Jul 2020

NICK VINER (pictured) will be the new Chair of Jewish Museum London. He previously oversaw the development of JW3, London’s Jewish Cultural and Community Centre, as its founding Chief Executive.

Cavender steps down at Faber Music

Sally Cavender
20 Jul 2020

After almost forty years with the company, SALLY CAVENDER will be stepping down as Performance Music Director and Vice Chairman of Faber Music in December 2020.

Leonie Bell to lead V&A Dundee

Leonie Bell
13 Jul 2020

The Board of V&A Dundee have appointed LEONIE BELL (pictured) as the new Director.

Equity elects Fleming as General Secretary

Paul Fleming
13 Jul 2020

Actors’ union Equity has elected PAUL W FLEMING as their new General Secretary, receiving 69% of the vote. He joined Equity in 2011 and has since covered all of the union’s major collective agreements.

Diversity drive at Music for Youth

Photo of Samantha Spence, Arfa Butt, Simon Bull and Liz Hutchinson
13 Jul 2020

National music charity Music for Youth is making changes to its governance in order to address racial and gender imbalances.  Four new board members have been appointed: ARFA BUTT (pictured top right), Music & Talent Director;

My Gurus: Taking note of the value of music

Tessa Marchington
06 Jul 2020

Tessa Marchington’s gurus have taught her how to create something from the ground up in a sustainable and impactful way – an approach that guided her in setting up Music in Offices.

Davey becomes Chair at Trinity Laban

Alan Davey
06 Jul 2020

BBC Radio 3 Controller and former Arts Council England CEO ALAN DAVEY (pictured) is the new Chair of Governors at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance.

Board appointments at The Dukes

Alan Hatton-Yeo and Melanie Whitehead
06 Jul 2020

Previously Board Treasurer at The Dukes in Lancaster, DR ALAN HATTON-YEO (pictured) has taken over from JOHN CHELL as Chair.

Dawson departs Live Music Now for the RPS

Evan Dawson
06 Jul 2020

After seven years as Executive Director of Live Music Now, EVAN DAWSON is leaving to become CEO of the Royal Photographic Society.

Arts supporter to chair National Lottery Community Fund

06 Jul 2020

JOHN MOTHERSOLE will be England Chair of the National Lottery Community Fund Committee for the next four years.

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