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The Young Vic Board has appointed four new Trustees, including actor KOBNA HOLDBROOK-SMITH and EBELE OKOBI, who is Facebook’s Public Policy...
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WILLIAM VILLAGE (pictured) will take over as Chief Executive of Delfont Mackintosh Theatres when RICHARD JOHNSTON – CEO for over 16 years...
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DANIEL JARVIS will be the new Marketing and Communications Manager at Manchester Jewish Museum ahead of its re-launch and reopening in...
After 36 years at Shakespeare’s Globe, Director and Founder of Globe Education PATRICK SPOTTISWOODE is stepping down. He will continue in...
Lucy Latham (left), Tania Mahmoud (second from left), Dave Pritchard (second from right), Radha Sharma (right)
Four board members are joining visual arts producers D6: Culture in Transit. Sustainability expert LUCY LATHAM (pictured left) leads on...

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  • A Black person covering their each eye with their hands, palms facing towards the camera

    Unconsicous bias can leave even well-meaning organisations with blind spots on diversity and inclusion. Roxan Kamali-Sarvestani explains what they can do to avoid this – and how Talawa Theatre Company is supporting them.

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  • A table in the foreground with a lamp, menu and 'I have been sanitised' marker with a band on stage in the background

    As the four countries of the UK start to offer financial lifelines to venues wanting to reopen, Priya Patel explains how the Arts Working Group and their Recovery Toolkit can provide support with some of the thornier problems they are now addressing.

  • The arts can survive, but it’s up to arts workers and participants to save and fundamentally change them for the benefit of all. Trade Unions must not allow a ‘new normal’ of devastated culture says John Gillett.

  • Esmée Fairbairn Foundation will be making fewer, larger grants in future and collaborating on longer term projects that have a real chance of being taken to scale. Alison Holdom explains their new strategy and what they hope to achieve.

  • Man teaching a young girl to play saxophone

    By cutting bursaries for teacher training, the Department for Education will make a career in teaching an unreachable dream for some musicians, says Roz De Vile

  • Lisette, a white woman with freckles and long brown hair, sits behind a wooden table, her hands spread out on its top. She is wearing a brown dress, a top hat and a yellow paper moustache. She is winking. The table is on a pebble beach with a river running behind it. Image credit: Rob Irish.

    Disabled freelancers can teach the sector a lot about how to overcome limitations to make and adapt work in new and exciting ways, so look for them, use them … and pay them, says Lisette Auton.

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