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IdeasTap chairman Peter de Haan

Arts charity Ideastap has pushed back its intended closure to launch a final series of initiatives aimed at supporting emerging creatives. Ideastap was due to...
Yeovil College is proposing to cut all courses in its performing arts and music department

A Somerset further education college is proposing to shut its performing arts and music department, claiming a decline in interest has made its courses...

Financial shake-up AUSTRALIA/CANBERRA As part of a new budget, attorney general George Brandis announced expenditure of A$104.8 million (£53 million) over four years to establish...

Arts Council England announced today (May 28) that it would increase the proportion of lottery funding granted to the regions. In his first speech as...

Bristol Old Vic artistic director Tom Morris is to helm a production of Arthur Miller’s The Crucible as part of the venue’s autumn and...
James Graham's political play The Vote was screened live from the Donmar Warehouse on election night

A series of new political plays is to be produced, which will be inspired by comments and opinions from members of the public. Users of...
The Arches club in Glasgow was forced to close earlier this month after complaints from the police

Glasgow arts venue the Arches is to appeal against a decision to limit the venue to a midnight licence. The Arches board of directors decided...
Darren Henley, Arts Council England

Arts Council England chief executive Darren Henley is to use his inaugural speech to pledge an increase in regional funding and more money for...
Shakespeare's Globe in London. Photo: Lance Bellers/Shutterstock

Dominic Dromgoole has announced his final season as artistic director of Shakespeare's Globe, which includes a revival of Ellen Terry with Eileen Atkins. The...
A scene from LIft, co-produced by Perfect Pitch

Theatre company Perfect Pitch has launched a crowdfunding scheme aimed at enabling it to stage a minimum of two new British musicals. The Perfect Pitch...

Theatres around the UK face initial costs of up to £50,000 each to implement new guidelines aimed at preventing a repeat of the 2013...

The Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama has been ranked as the UK’s number one university for studying drama and dance. Its drama and...