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ANNILESE MISKIMMON will be joining English National Opera (ENO) as Artistic Director. Currently with Den Norske Opera and Ballet/Norwegian...
Tim Colegate
TIM COLEGATE has left Wolverhampton Grand Theatre, where he was Head of Programming/Producer, to join Lighthouse, Poole’s centre for the...
Jane Bryant
After ten years as Chief Executive, JANE BRYANT is preparing to step down from Artswork next year. Now part of the national network of Arts...
Janet Smith
JANET SMITH MBE, Principal and Artistic Director of Northern School of Contemporary Dance since 2012, will be leaving her role and stepping...
CARYS ROSE THOMAS, a 22-year-old recent graduate of Newcastle University, and 24-year-old Durham graduate and aspiring producer DANIELLE...

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The is welcome news from Arts Council of Wales! I hope fair pay guidelines extend to all, including disabled artists. Shame ACE hasn’t made...
This is a trenchant analysis, brilliantly argued. I wonder what is to be done...
Posted by kzeserson on A strategy for self-preservation
Excellent analysis - it's good to get a perspective on how these strategies have developed over the years, ie. not much. Data and bean...
Posted by projectclare on A strategy for self-preservation
Excellent analysis - the Arts Council is seemingly in a constant state of renewal but the policy objectives and debates remain remarkably...
Posted by philipsanderson on A strategy for self-preservation
I'm sure I'm not the only person who is fed up to the back teeth of women saying they are hard done by. Try being male, 60 and...
Posted by jeremyholloway on The arts sector's dirty secret
This article doesn’t address the issue of overstretched school funding - my daughter’s school last year decided it had to drop all arts...
Posted by Culturalist on Decline in creative A Levels accelerates
“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...
I'd be interested to see how BOP define musicians. The figure of 'roughly 2700' musicians in the Midlands seems rather...
Posted by andy.wales@leics.gov.uk on Live music in the Midlands ‘rapidly declining’
Have only just caught up with this story. As regards DM's Chairman, Peter Mandelson, he has never declared any clients of his...

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