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National Campaign for the Arts has launched a guidance document about the sector and its relationship to the European Union. Chair Samuel West said he...

Culture minister Ed Vaizey has hailed theatre as a way to improve health, saying it can be used successfully for both therapy and recovery. He...

Hall for Cornwall has been given £5 million from Arts Council England as it prepares to begin a major overhaul of the building. The grant...

Arts Council England is to change the structure of its governing board, splitting its deputy chief executive position into two separate roles. The news comes...

Refurbishment plans for Manchester's Contact Theatre have been boosted by a £3.8 million grant from Arts Council England. The organisation, which specialises in arts for...

Plans to revamp and expand the Mercury Theatre in Colchester have received a £1 million cash injection from Essex County Council. The £8.8 million overhaul...

A refugee arts festival and Hull’s City of Culture project are among organisations that have received major cash injections from Arts Council England. Nearly £3...

Bike Shed Theatre artistic director David Lockwood has called for the industry to encourage “renewal and rebirth” to protect its future. He said this could...

An effort to transform more community spaces in Hull into venues that can host theatre has been given a funding boost by Arts Council...

Live performance is to make a major return to BBC television with a two-year strand that aims to support new work and introduce new...

A new survey of the industry is asking companies how they have been affected by the rise of theatre screenings and broadcasts. The study, jointly...

Northumberland Theatre Company is to leave its home in the Alnwick Playhouse after more than 30 years as the venue undergoes a refurbishment. The 200-seat...

Who invests more in the arts in England: local authorities or Arts Council England? Peter Bazalgette, chair of ACE, says local authorities invest more...

Arts Council England chair Peter Bazalgette has made a plea for local authorities to “keep the faith” and continue funding the arts to avoid...

Darlington Civic Theatre is to close in May for more than a year while its £11.7 million refurbishment takes place, and will reopen as...

The National Youth Dance Company has been awarded £450,000 of funding to continue its work with young people into a fifth year. NYDC has also...

Equity has called on Arts Council England to take stronger action to ensure performers and creative workers are adequately paid. The actor’s union has drawn...

Women leaders at top subsidised theatres are paid £29,000 less on average than men, according to new research by The Stage. Among high earners –...
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