WeTransfer sets up foundation to train future creatives

The file-sharing app WeTransfer has committed €1m to a new arts education foundation, plus 1% of revenue.

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Donmar’s new playwright award

The Donmar Warehouse has teamed up with Access Entertainment, owners of the Theatre Royal Haymarket, to create a new award for young playwrights.

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Brit Awards go ahead with live audience

This year’s Brit Awards will go ahead next month with a live audience.

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Free Word literature centre loses London home

Free Word, the centre for literature, literacy and free expression, is leaving its London venue next month because the building it has leased since 2009 is being sold.

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The art – and design - of supermarket shopping

The Design Museum has turned its shop into a collaborative work of art, created by a roster of young artists.

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Yoko’s Earth Day message of love

Yoko Ono’s public artwork I Love You Earth is to be beamed onto billboards across the country on Thursday to mark Earth Day, Thursday, April 22. See it here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WcjtJtheV0w

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Online art hits record high

Buying art online has hit a new high, with a year-on-year increase of 145% for this year’s first quarter.

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Science Museum reopens with 2033 net zero target

The Science Museum is to reopen on May 19 with a target to achieve a net zero carbon footprint by 2033 – 17 years sooner than the government’s target.

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Wigmore Hall to reopen for 120th anniversary

The Wigmore Hall in London will reopen on May 17 with a 25-concert festival marking its 120th birthday, running until May 31.

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Oxford Street’s post-lockdown 33m bulb light touch

The artist Anthony James has marked non-essential shops reopening with a lightshow illuminated “the nation’s high street”, Oxford Street in London's West End.

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