Government fund for Northern culture projects

£15 million for ‘legacy’ projects, says Bradley

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Opera singer dies at arts funding meeting

The Welsh baritone Karl Daymond has died as he was about to speak in a debate about the future of the Drill Hall, the Chepstow arts venue.

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Battersea’s first ‘Powerhouse’ sculptors chosen

Battersea Power Station’s first two public art commissions of sculpture have been announced.

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Front Row goes to TV

BBC Radio 4’s arts programme Front Row is going to television with a regular weekly slot.

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Rutter quits after 25 years over ACE funding decision

Barrie Rutter, who founded the Northern Broadsides 25 years ago, is standing down as its artistic director after Arts Council England failed to increase the theatre company’s annual grant.

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British Museum 'loses' £750k ring

The British Museum has reported a £750,000 diamond ring as missing, six years after it was lost.

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Gloucester Life Museum to close

City council cites ‘financial pressures’

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Actor to be new Globe boss

Michelle Terry, the Olivier Award winning actor and writer who has appeared at Shakespeare’s Globe on London’s Bankside in three productions, is to succeed Emma Rice as the theatre’s artistic director.

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Turner’s home-made house opens

The house J M W Turner built as a country home at Twickenham has opened to the public after a £2.4m rescue operation.

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Culture City 2021 - the last five

Coventry, Paisley Stoke-on-Trent, Sunderland and Swansea are the shortlist to succeed Hull as UK City of Culture in 2021.

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