Nelson promoted to London Area Director role at ACE

18 Apr 2020

TONYA NELSON will be taking on the role of London Area Director at Arts Council England (ACE) when JOYCE WILSON retires in August.

ACE director leaves to join Durham Council

18 Apr 2020

ALISON CLARK, Arts Council England's Director of Combined Arts and Manchester, has left to become Head of Culture, Leisure Sport and Tourism at Durham County Council.

Donagh takes on new role for PHF

14 Apr 2020

The new Director of Strategic Learning, Insight and Influence at Paul Hamlyn Foundation will be HOLLY DONAGH, who takes on a new role for the Foundation, bringing together its communication, research, policy and influencing teams.

Jankowski leaves Creative Europe Desk to join the British Council

14 Apr 2020

The Creative Europe Desk UK Culture team is saying goodbye to CHRISTOPH JANKOWSKI, Head of Culture England and Culture Adviser for the past six years.

New trustees for the OHMI Trust

Ruth Lester and Professor Martin Fautley
14 Apr 2020

Two new board members have joined the OHMI Trust - PROFESSOR MARTIN FAUTLEY, Professor of Education at Birmingham City University, and RUTH LESTER, a consultant surgeon specialising in children with upper limb dif

New board members join The Spring

Tom Spurgin (lt), Sarah Shepherd (c), Francesca moody (rt)
14 Apr 2020

FRANCESCA MOODY (pictured right), original producer of Fleabag, TOM SPURGIN, a specialist in community engagement, and SARAH SHEPHERD, Co-Artistic Director of Filskit Theatre, have joined

Watson becomes chair of UK Music

Tom Watson standing in a street
09 Apr 2020

Former Shadow Culture Secretary and Labour party Deputy Leader TOM WATSON has succeeded ANDY HEATH CBE as chair of UK Music.

Iqbal and Kanu join ACE's London Council

Stella Kanu left and Shawab Iqbal right image
06 Apr 2020

SHAWAB IQBAL, Executive Producer at Eclipse Theatre, and STELLA KANU, Executive Director of LIFT Festival, have joined Arts Council England's London Area Council as the two Mayor of London appointments.

Jo Stevens joins Shadow Cabinet

Photo of Jo Stevens
06 Apr 2020

Welsh Labour Party MP JO STEVENS has been appointed as Shadow Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport following the election of Keir Starmer as Labour party leader and Leader of the Opposition.

ACE Head of Media joins Sofar Sounds

05 Apr 2020

ELEANOR HAMPTON, Head of Media & Stakeholder Relations at Arts Council England, is leaving after seven years to head up Communications and Media Relations at the international events company Sofar Sounds.

Rutter to chair Creative Lancashire

05 Apr 2020

JENNY RUTTER, a producer with two decades' experience supporting and developing creative practice in the north west, has been appointed as Chair of Creative Lancashire, taking over from businessman and sculptor CHARLES HAD

V&A Dundee Director to lead National Trust for Scotland

Philip Long outside V&A Dundee
03 Apr 2020

PHILIP LONG OBE, Director of V&A Dundee, is leaving to become CEO at National Trust for Scotland when current Chief Executive SIMON SKINNER retires in July.

Headlong has new Artistic Director

26 Mar 2020

Headlong theatre company's new Artistic Director is JOE HILL-GIBBINS.

He is an acclaimed director and former Deputy Artistic Director of the Young Vic.

New Director for Paintings in Hospitals

26 Mar 2020

Paintings in Hospitals has appointed SANDRA BRUCE-GORDON as its new Director.

Worthington appointed Trustee of British Museum

26 Mar 2020

PROFESSOR SARAH WORTHINGTON has been made a Trustee of the British Museum.

Déda has new Director

20 Mar 2020

STEVE SLATER says he is excited to join Derby-based dance organisation Déda and re-engage with the regional arts community.

Chaplin steps down as Wellcome Director of Culture

20 Mar 2020

Wellcome's Director of Culture SIMON CHAPLIN is leaving to become CEO of environmental charity Arcadia.

Guildhall appoints new Vice-Principal

20 Mar 2020

University of Warwick Professor ANDY LAVENDER is joining Guildhall School of Music and Drama as Vice-Principal and Director of Production Arts.

Pearce leaves Target Live

20 Mar 2020

Communications specialist NICK PEARCE is leaving entertainment and events support business Target Live after four years.

Given the ongoing impact of Covid-19, Pearce said he will take time out to consider his next move.

Calvert-Lyons takes top job at Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds

13 Mar 2020

Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds has announced OWEN CALVERT-LYONS as its new CEO and Artistic Director.

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