An export stop has been put on Queen Victoria’s coronet, valued at £5m plus £1m VAT.
Perth has become the latest city to officially launch its bid to be a UK City of Culture 2021
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Arts strategy raises fears of dominance by wealthy entrants
Russell, Runacres join executive board
Culture secretary announces cultural citizens’ initiative
Stephen Crocker, for nine years deputy chief executive at The Lowry, Salford, is to be new CEO at Norwich Theatre Royal.
The Victorian & Albert Museum has recruited Sophie Brendel, head of digital communications at the BBC since 2009, as its new director of marketing and communications.
Bradford, Blackpool, Sheffield and Newcastle in the frame
The Armada Portrait of Elizabeth I has been saved from export, after a public appeal which helped raise the £10.3m asking price.