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Sian Booth
Mansfield Palace Theatre has appointed SIAN BOOTH (pictured) as Cultural Services Manager to oversee the Theatre and Mansfield Museum, as...
Jack Robin (left) and Andrew Recinos (right)
CEO and Co-Founder of Tessitura Network, the CRM supplier to cultural organisations, JACK RUBIN (pictured left) will be stepping into an...
Ben Pearce
BEN PEARCE (pictured) will succeed PETER PEARCE as the new Director of the West Horsley Place Trust, the heritage organisation that is...
After 14 years, working alongside artists with learning disabilities at theatre company Mind the Gap, Senior Producer LISA MALLAGHAN is...
David Ross
DAVID ROSS has been announced as the new Chair of the Royal Opera House board from September, succeeding IAN TAYLOR, who passed away...

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Latest Features

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    A substantial new income stream for the arts sector can go hand in hand with significant savings to the health budget, says Tim Joss. But first we need to move beyond some widespread assumptions that are holding back progress.

  • Image of multiple dollar signs in on a black background

    To future-proof the creative sector we must root out systemic funding bias against BAME organisations, says Kevin Osborne, starting with an equitable sharing of the £1.57 billion bailout package.

  • US troops performing on an outdoor stage at an undisclosed location

    What would happen if an audience was allowed to make a reservation for a small fee, enjoy the experience, and then pay afterwards, when the emotional value is highest? Kahlil Ashanti tried it out – and was very glad he did.

  • Front of the Playground Theatre

    Small theatres and companies are ideally placed to give their local communities a voice. But there will have to be new models of working, and funders will have to resist the strong pull to conserve the past, says Anthony Biggs.

  • A group of people around a table at the Roundhouse Co-working Hub pilot

    A generation of unrealised talent will be the cultural legacy of Covid-19 unless we use the financial lifelines the sector has been offered to diversify the industry and extend access to careers, says Tina Ramdeen.

  • The CULTURE RESET programme is up and running. Richard Watts shares the vision – and the inspiration.

The Way Forward

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    Preparing for the post-lockdown, post-Covid world? Read here about what everyone else is doing - and beg, borrow and share great ideas with others facing the same challenges as you. Robert Sanderson and Margaret Levin provide a regular round-up of what's new.

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Readers' Comments

Thanks to AP for all your reporting during lockdown. But please will you stop referring to the Government package as a 'bailout...
Thank you so much - I agree with all your points but the volunteering one really hits the truth. I am thankfully past that stage of needing...
This letter hits several nails right on the head and should be widely disseminated. But "giving the money to Arts Council England (ACE...
Posted by Diogenes the cat on Letter: Fund the ecosystem - not the select few
Al Dick makes a good argument for opening up the theatres to facilitate a resurgence in theatre - but the chances of it happening appear...
Posted by Robertinedinburgh on A better space
John has absolutely hit a key point about distribution and income for musicians but it also applies to writers and, as he says, makers in...
Posted by hilary@bcre8ive.eu on Do we still need record labels?
Good news from Scottish government - I sincerely hope that those theatres who moved quickly to the redundancy option - however...
This 5 point (?) plan shows someone is completely out of their depth and has not got a clue what creativity is or how the creative...
Eleven years ago I led a group of undergraduates studying arts and event management on a day trip to Salisbury (population 45,000). Aside...
Posted by Paul Kelly on Time to let go of protective control
Richard, thank you for this think piece but... I fear that this is all that it remains. As one of the biggest consultancy networks within...
Posted by Precarious Curator on Trapped in the status quo?
Yes. People make it work is part of the problem, not a solution. The fact that it paid for the article makes this another consultancy puff...
Posted by Stephen Pritchard on Trapped in the status quo?

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