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Property investor and entrepreneur TIM ALLAN has been announced as the new Chair of V&A Dundee, succeeding its founding Chair LESLEY...
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PETER IRESON has been appointed to manage the Theatre Royal and Royal Concert Hall Nottingham from 19 August. Ireson has more than 25 years...
HARRIET MACKIE is leaving her role as Senior Producer of Edinburgh’s Lyceum Theatre to join the London theatre. She will replace outgoing...
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Leader BENEDICT HOLLAND has retired after 17 years at the helm of the East Midlands professional orchestra. Violinist SOPHIE ROSA has...
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Former Director of Newport’s Quay Arts MICK SMITH joins the Dorset-based charity, filling the post left by CURTIS FULCHER. Smith has...

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“I thought I’d be so frightened I’d run off stage. Now, the thought of standing up in front of people doesn’t scare me.” These are the...
Well, well, the worms are slowly creeping out of ACE's woodwork.. In 2012/13 82 % of arts funding went to London, the seat of the...
Posted by C M Kapteijn on London receives a third of all ACE funding
The figure of "One third" of ACE funding going to London is incorrect. There are several NPO's across all bands who are...
Posted by LetsBeHonest on London receives a third of all ACE funding
I don’t wholly disagree with your conclusion that Nicky Morgan does not appear to have a particularly positive outlook on the arts. But...
I think you'll find he's now Lord Kerslake actually, not Sir Bob. Good bloke for all that.
Lord Kerslake’s inquiry into the UK’s economic imbalances does make specific references to the arts and culture. The Inquiry is currently...
Lord Kerslake’s inquiry into the UK’s economic imbalances does make specific references to the arts and culture. The Inquiry is currently...
This issue, in respect of the arts, was of course also covered by the excellent 2013 independent report Rebalancing Our Cultural Capital...
Thanks for pointing this out, we've now corrected it.
Why is the discourse here still on the same stale dichotomy of aesthetic vs. participatory? Surely Art is more complicated than that? Come...

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