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05 Apr 2019 News

The number of partnerships connected to the Without Walls consortium, one of Arts Council England’s new core-funded organisations, will expand to involve 36 members.

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05 Apr 2019 News

The Arts Council of Northern Ireland has reported that average ticket prices have risen above the rate of inflation over the last three years.

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04 Apr 2019 News

The Creative Diversity APPG is chaired by former Arts Minister Ed Vaizey and its Vice Chairs include Tracy Brabin MP, who has been heavily involved in campaigns to support parents in the arts.

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04 Apr 2019 News

A new report says music can have a powerful impact on the economy and people’s wellbeing, provided places develop the right infrastructure to support it. 

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03 Apr 2019 News

Conference delegates heard that unconscious bias in recruitment continues to be a serious problem.

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29 Mar 2019 News

Southbank Centre’s Creative Director has called for a “much more disruptive intervention”.

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29 Mar 2019 News

The pledge to set up the programme is part of the region’s first ever cultural strategy, which will run for five years until 2024.

29 Mar 2019 News

The DCMS committee heard there had been no press coverage challenging the expenditure of £50m on arts activities to commemorate the First World War.

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29 Mar 2019 News

A digital project will enable real-time collaboration across a consortium of six leading training institutions for performing artists.

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29 Mar 2019 News

Total visits to attractions in the UK were up 8.7% on the previous year, driven in large part by regional success and the so-called “Dippy effect”.

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26 Mar 2019 News

Part-grant, part-loan funding backed by the DCMS will be available to creative organisations across the north of England. 

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22 Mar 2019 News

Music teachers should be treated as ‘workers’ and provided with holiday pay, national minimum wage and whistle-blower protections, according to a new tribunal ruling.

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22 Mar 2019 News

Croydon, Plymouth, Derby, Salford and Medway are to share government funding to teach children on- and off-stage skills to improve self-esteem and confidence.

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22 Mar 2019 News

A new toolkit includes guidance of what to do if cultural businesses are at risk of closure, and how to repurpose buildings for cultural use. 

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21 Mar 2019 News

An inquiry led by members of the Scottish Parliament will examine public and private sources of revenues for artists and focus on how funding should be distributed to create a sustainable future for the sector.

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21 Mar 2019 News

Royal Court Theatre, Shakespeare’s Globe and National Theatre Wales are among the organisations calling for a creative response to the looming ecological crisis.

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21 Mar 2019 News

A parliamentary inquiry has also taken the unusual step of warning the public not to purchase tickets from re-seller Viagogo, which it says has caused distress to “too many music fans”.

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19 Mar 2019 News

London bore the brunt of cuts to Arts Council England’s open access ‘Grants for the Arts’ scheme, while an associated funding redistribution favoured the South East. 

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15 Mar 2019 News

Women are being penalised for part-time working in the arts and cultural sector, earning full-time equivalent salaries that fall significantly short of those paid to people working full-time. 

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15 Mar 2019 News

The Local Government Association research concludes that a shared vision is essential to realising the positive social and economic benefits that can be achieved through cultural interventions in the public realm.