Justine Simons, 45, head of culture for London for 14 years under three mayors, has been appointed deputy mayor for culture and the creative industries by Sadiq Khan.
Today, on the centenary of the first day of the first Battle of the Somme, the most devastating battle in history, a sculpture by Nicholas Dimbleby is to be unveiled commemorating the 374 former pupils of Cranleigh School in Surrey who fell in battle during their school’s 150 years.
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Libby Buckley is the new director of the Leach Pottery in St Ives.
The National Trust for Scotland is set to cut more than a quarter of its staff as the result of a financial crisis.
Leading figures in the arts were today assessing the repercussions to last night’s Referendum result, voting to leave the EU.
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To mark the opening of Tate Modern’s new Switch House the artist Michael Crnaifg-Martin – knighted in last weekend’s Queen’s Birthday Honours List – is “re-imagining” the iconic roundel at the gallery’s nearest Tube station, Southwark.
Billed as the most important cultural building since the British Library, Tate Modern’s new Switch House, opens to the public on Friday.
…those from the arts in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List.