Nadia Fall, one of Britain’s most influential young directors, has been appointed artistic director of Theatre Royal Stratford East, succeeding Kerry Michael at the end of this year.
Karen Bradley has been reappointed culture secretary, and Matthew Hancock return ]s to the role of culture minister, in the post-election government reshuffle.
David Lan is to stand down as artistic director of the Young Vic after 17 years, the most successful period in its 48 year history.
Hilary Carty, who ran the Arts Council’s cultural leadership programme from 2006 to 2011, is to succeed Sue Hoyle as director of the Clore Leadership Programme.
NADFAS – the National Association of Decorative and Fine Arts Societies – has marked its 50th anniversary by being renamed The Arts Society.
The Creative Industries Federation has withdrawn from an election event with Jeremy Corbin because the Labour Party would not commit as much time to the event as the other major parties.
Labour has pledged £1 billion for a new Culture Capital Fund if it wins next month’s general election.
Some of the country’s finest artists joined today to launch the Royal Academy’s 250th anniversary appeal.
Clare O’Connor, head of fundraising at the Southbank Centre, is to be the new chief executive at The Place contemporary dance centre.
Arts campaign group asks public to quiz candidates