Arts still not attracting legacy cash, says report

Arts organisations are still not attracting enough money from wills and other legacies, according to a new report.

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‘Don’t leave arts out of Brexit deal’ May told

The Cultural Industries Federation has warned the prime minister not to ignore the importance of the “soft power” of the fastest growing sector in the UK economy, culture.

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‘Don’t leave arts out of Brexit deal’ May told

The Cultural Industries Federation has warned the prime minister not to ignore the importance of the “soft power” of the fastest growing sector in the UK economy, culture.

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It’s official: Balshaw gets Tate

The Tate has formally announced that Maria Balshaw will take over from Sir Nicholas Serota in June, the gallery’s first woman director.

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Rattle unveils first LSO season

British composers will occupy the first ten days of Sir Simon Rattle’s tenure as music director of the London Symphony Orchestra when he takes over in September.

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London’s boost for Rattle Hall

The Centre for Music, which had a Treasury grant of £5.5m withdrawn when the government changed its mind and decided it was not value for money, has had a significant boost from the Corporation of London.

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Tristram Hunt new V&A director

The Labour MP Tristram Hunt is to be the next director of the Victoria & Albert Museum, resigning his Stoke-on-Trent Central parliamentary seat and prompting a by-election.

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Tate to name Balshaw as Serota successor

Maria Balshaw, the director of the Whitworth and Manchester Art Galleries, is expected to be named to succeed Sir Nicholas Serota at director of Tate.

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Ministers vow to fight for cultural industries

The business and culture secretaries joined with London’s Labour mayor in pledging to battle on behalf of the cultural industries last night as they acknowledged the sector was the fastest growing in the UK economy – although, they were told, educational pull-backs could cause it serious harm.

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Hull flying high

A 75 metre long rotor blade is being installed in Hull’s Queen Victoria Square. 

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