Written on Tuesday, 13 November 2018
The first four participants have been announced today in a new Glyndebourne development scheme for female composers, Balancing the Score, devised to help address the under-representation of female composers in classical music.
Written on Monday, 12 November 2018
Ten’s of thousands took to Britain’s beaches on Rememberance Day to mark the centenary of the signing of the Armistice on Sunday.
The oldest building in the Palace of Westminster is hosting a contemporary sculpture marking the centenary of female franchise.
Written on Friday, 09 November 2018
Governance, the formulation and implementation of policy, has long been the slippery soap of the cultural sectors, arts and heritage.
The arts are coming together to tackle the long-standing issue of board effectiveness with the creation of the Cultural Governance Alliance (CGA).
Written on Thursday, 08 November 2018
A new West End based musical theatre venture has been launched by John Berry, former artistic director of English National Opera.
And new chief executive for Art Asia.
Two-thirds of the buildings on the original Heritage at Risk Register of 1998 have been rescued, says Historic England in its annual update published today.
Written on Wednesday, 07 November 2018
Olivia Bridge is a content writer and political correspondent for Immigration Advice Service London, the UK’s leading immigration law firm.
The unique annual exhibition of small works of art, Discerning Eye, opens for the 27th time on November 15, the 20th to be sponsored by the European bank ING in one of the longest standing arts sponsorships.
Written on Tuesday, 06 November 2018
Young people are being invited by artists to put an end to war, as a finale to the commemoration of the end of the First World War.
Written on Monday, 05 November 2018
The search has begun to find the next Poet Laureate in succession to Dame Carol Ann Duffy, but the popular poet Benjamin Zephaniah, who had been mooted as a possible successor, has ruled himself out in no uncertain terms.
Written on Friday, 02 November 2018
Leeds’s iconoclastic theatre company, Slung Low, is running its own college. Patrick Kelly investigates
Written on Thursday, 01 November 2018
Eastbourne’s Towner Art Gallery is calling for artists and designers to bring their ideas for a mural to decorate its exterior.
Former Children’s Laureate Sir Quentin Blake has created a mural for the Science Museum in London, outside its Wonderlab: The Equinor Gallery.
EU chiefs went out on a limb to back an unfancied community-sized bid for European City of Culture in 2018. Now, it is transforming not only the small city of Leeuwarden, but also the surrounding region. Patrick Kelly reports.
Leading UK museums may be unable to stage the major exhibitions that attract visitors from all over the world if there is a no-deal Brexit.
Written on Wednesday, 31 October 2018
Local Waltham Forest heroes Matthew Bourne and Damon Albarn are in the line-up for Waltham Forest’s year as the first London Borough of Culture in 2019.