Archbishops’ coffins mean museum must raise funding target

The discovery of the coffins of four Archbishops of Canterbury in its precincts means a museum will have to increase its redevelopment funding target by £300,000.

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Lowry’s Going To Work comes home

One of L S Lowry’s best known works, Going To Work, is being shown for the first time in Manchester, where it will be a permanent resident.

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Row over fate of Usher Gallery

Lincoln city and county at odds over money saving plans, reports Patrick Kelly

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Threat of museum strike at Bradford

Union to ballot members over planned cuts, reports Patrick Kelly.

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Scarborough merges cultural organisations

Art gallery links with Woodend. Patrick Kelly reports

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Nicky Morgan is new culture secretary

The former education secretary, Nicky Morgan, is the new Secretary of State for a Digital, Culture, Media and Sport following Jeremy Wright’s sacking.

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Stars support Orton statue appeal

Theatre stars including Sir Ian McKellen, Sheila Hancock and Stephen Fry are behind a bid to put up a statue of the playwright Joe Orton in his home town of Leicester.

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Glyndebourne gender swap... in gender swap role

A female mezzo-soprano who has had to withdraw from a Glyndebourne opera production is to be replaced – by a man.

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Plea to Johnson: Don’t sacrifice creative industries

One of the first letters in the new prime minister’s in-tray will be from Alan Bishop, CEO of the Creative Industries Federation, demanding a second referendum to save the creative industries.

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Women gaining level playing field - review

Women in the creative industries are gradually winning a level playing field in the way their work is reported on, but there is still a hill to climb (#shesaidmore).

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