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Sir Simon Rattle
Sir SIMON RATTLE is leaving his post as London Symphony Orchestra’s Music Director to join Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra in Munich as...
Robert Dawson Scott
Dance Base Scotland has announced ROBERT DAWSON SCOTT as its new Chair of the board. He has extensive experience serving at board level and...
Yaw Owusu
YAW OWUSU will oversee and lead PRS Foundation’s new initiative that aims to power up Black music creators and industry executives, due to...
AMANDA HUXTABLE is leaving Eclipse Theatre to pursue other interests, after just over a year in the Artistic Director post. Having...
Rosie Allimonos
Global Director of Digital Content at BBC Studios ROSIE ALLIMONOS has been appointed Chair of the Board at Boundless Theatre, succeeding...

Latest Features

  • Graffiti of a robot

    Anthony Padgett says artificial intelligence has a role in selecting, curating and even creating art, but the sector must define that role – and join the debate early, before others take control.

  • Parent and child reading from a large book, severval feet tall, light up at night, about William Shakespeare

    When decisions about programming are made in hours rather than months, organisations hone in on their core purpose. Festivals will move ahead again by reinvigorating the relationship between artists and audiences, says Sharon Canavar.

  • A highstreet scene with closed shops put up for let

    A plan to breathe artistic life into a historic bookshop aims to reverse a pattern of decline in Sunderland. Andrew Leach explains.

  • Line drawing of a man with a brown colour spectrum behind the head

    Long-distance relationships needn’t limit ambition. Sarah Fisher, Ying Kwok and Lindsay Taylor describe a sustainable approach to sharing the physical and digital demands of curation.

  • How will Hull face the future following its triumph as UK City of Culture? Lee Corner and Stephen Munn reflect on the legacy of 2017 in a year of unprecedented turmoil.

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  • Emma Beverley

    Leeds 2023 Executive Producer Emma Beverley’s career has come full circle from working with the people she loves to working for them.

Readers' Comments

Thankfully the success or otherwise of Hull’s City of Culture year will not be measured by a blob on a weather map. If it is we’re in deep...
Posted by ArtyCultural on Legacy as a collective act
Many Hull artists and cultural community members would not recognise the perspective and experiences highlighted here. ‘Exhaustion’ was...
Posted by BunnyTwoShoes on Legacy as a collective act
Its got little or no connection to the pandemic. This smacks of the same attitude I met when involved in LEADER a few years ago when a...
Posted by JohnL on No successor to Creative Europe
All the loud promises of an alternative that would be even better than Creative Europe come to nothing, and decades of powerful...
Posted by Parrabbola on No successor to Creative Europe
I like to think that our theatre company is providing what people want, excellent edgy, intense and above all, live performances. We don...
Posted by jeremyholloway on The most important people in the Zoom room
Great Adele Redmond piece - this logical, rationally evidenced approach to arguing the nonsense of arts venues being closed when so many...
Strongly agree. Arts Council policy seems out-dated and astonishingly conformist.It’s as if the AC distrusts individual artists...
Posted by helenkirwan on Fund us like art depends on it
Having been a teacher for many years I have always been conscious of feeling that a young person's view might be a bit mis-guided, a...
Posted by jeremyholloway on How to curate for a global moment
It's surely a question - to paraphrase Sherlock Holmes's remark about the dog in the night - of considering the elephants that...
I know RA didn't respond to a comment, but I wonder whether it may have been useful to provide a bit more context on what they do....

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