Director appointed to new Institute at University of Kent

David Sefton
27 Oct 2020

DAVID SEFTON will be Director of Culture and Creative Projects at the recently formed Institute of Cultural and Creative Industries (ICCI) at the University of Kent.

Cruickshank to chair Wac Arts

Justina Cruickshank
26 Oct 2020

JUSTINA CRUICKSHANK is joining the board of Wac Arts as the organisation’s new Chair. Currently Chief Operations Officer at The Brew, which provides flexible office spaces, she is also Vice-Chair of the Electoral Reform Society.

Attitude is Everything appoints Interim Director of Strategy

Vick Bain
26 Oct 2020

VICK BAIN, former CEO of the British Academy of Songwriters, has taken on the role of Interim Director of Strategy for Attitude is Everything.

Vicki Amedume to work with New Vic Theatre

Vicki Amedume
26 Oct 2020

Staffordshire’s New Vic Theatre has appointed VICKI AMEDUME, Artistic Director of contemporary circus company Upswing, as Associate Director.

Trustees appointed at Young Vic

21 Oct 2020

The Young Vic Board has appointed four new Trustees, including actor KOBNA HOLDBROOK-SMITH and EBELE OKOBI, who is Facebook’s Public Policy Director for Africa, the Middle East & Turkey.

New CEO for Delfont Mackintosh

William Village
21 Oct 2020

WILLIAM VILLAGE (pictured) will take over as Chief Executive of Delfont Mackintosh Theatres when RICHARD JOHNSTON – CEO for over 16 years  - retires in April 2021.

Marketing appointment at Manchester Jewish Museum

Dan Jarvis
21 Oct 2020

DANIEL JARVIS will be the new Marketing and Communications Manager at Manchester Jewish Museum ahead of its re-launch and reopening in Spring 2021, following a major refurbishment and extension.

Spottiswoode to leave Shakespeare's Globe

21 Oct 2020

After 36 years at Shakespeare’s Globe, Director and Founder of Globe Education PATRICK SPOTTISWOODE is stepping down. He will continue in an honorary role as Founder Director of Globe Education and as a Senior Research Fellow.

D6 makes Board appointments

Lucy Latham (left), Tania Mahmoud (second from left), Dave Pritchard (second from right), Radha Sharma (right)
21 Oct 2020

Four board members are joining visual arts producers D6: Culture in Transit.

ACE Director moves to Brighton’s Royal Pavilion & Museums

Hedley Swain
13 Oct 2020

HEDLEY SWAIN (pictured), Arts Council England’s Area Director South East, is the first Chief Executive Officer for the new Royal Pavilion & Museums Trust as the organisation leaves Brighton & Hove City Council.

New artistic team for Spark Arts

Trina Haldar (left) and Daryl Beeton (right)
13 Oct 2020

The Spark Arts for Children have announced TRINA HALDAR (pictured left) and DARYL BEETON (pictured right) as their new Associate Directors to contribute to the artistic leadership of the organisation’s work in Lei

Slater takes over at Wiltshire Music Centre

Maud Sain-Sardos (left) and James Slater (right) outside Wiltshire Music Centre
13 Oct 2020

Live music venue Wiltshire Music Centre (WMC) in Bradford on Avon will be run for an interim period by Artistic Director and Deputy Chief Executive JAMES SLATER.

New trustee and first youth advisory board for Chichester Festival Theatre

Nick Pasricha
13 Oct 2020

NICK PASRICHA (pictured above), a chartered accountant who was a partner at Ernst & Young for 27 years, has joined the Board of Trustees at Chichester Festival Theatre (CFT).

Boyle and Cottrell-Boyce to advise Shakespeare North

13 Oct 2020

Director and Producer DANNY BOYLE and writer FRANK COTTRELL-BOYCE, the creative team behind the London Olympics opening ceremony, have signed up as Special Advisors to The Shakespeare North Playhouse in Prescot.

Lund joins Iris Theatre

Charlotte Lund
07 Oct 2020

CHARLOTTE LUND has joined Iris Theatre as Executive Director. She will work alongside Artistic Director Paul-Ryan Carberry at the company, which is the resident theatre of the Actors’ Church in Covent Garden.

New CEO for Leicester Comedy Festival

Laura Arends
07 Oct 2020

Big Difference Company, the charity behind the annual Leicester Comedy Festival, has appointed LAURA ARENDS (pictured) as Chief Executive.

Talawa Theatre Company boosts leadership team

Carolyn ML Forsyth (left) and Elaine Banton (right)
07 Oct 2020

CAROLYN ML FORSYTH (pictured left) is joining Talawa Theatre Company as Executive Director to work alongside Artistic Director and CEO, Michael Buffong.

Gladstone to depart Dance Umbrella

07 Oct 2020

After seven years with Dance Umbrella, EMMA GLADSTONE will step down as Artistic Director and Chief Executive after this year’s digital-only festival.

New appointments to NT board

Simon Minty and Melanie Richards
07 Oct 2020

ALAN RUSBRIDGER will step down from the National Theatre board in November, and SIMON MINTY and MELANIE RICHARDS will be joining.

Ide to join CCSkills as CEO

Jane Ide
28 Sep 2020

JANE IDE, CEO of  NAVCA, the national membership body for voluntary and community sector support and development organisations, has been appointed as CEO of Creative & Cultural Skills, and will join in November.

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