New CEO for troubled Creative Scotland

Iain Munro has been appointed chief executive of Creative Scotland, 15 months after his predecessor resigned amid damning criticism of the organisation.

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St Paul’s war, projected

The story of how St Paul’s Cathedral was able to alone in the Blitz of 1940 is being told through a free light show at the cathedral.

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Art recruited by Extinction Rebellion

Art and creativity have been mobilised in the climate change campaign of Extinction Rebellion, from multi-coloured banners to street performance, to dance, to clowns, to sculpture., to music, to street art around Whitehall and Trafalgar Square.

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Jonathan Church launches new company

Award-winning theatre director Jonathan Church is launching a new company, in partnership with Trafalgar Entertainments’ Howard Panter and Rosemary Squire.

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God’s House Tower to open as arts centre

The 700-year-old God's House Tower at Southampton’s centre opens as an arts and heritage venue next month after a £3.1m refit.

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Call for artists to breathe life into dead spaces

A challenge has gone out to artists, architects and creatives to revive unloved areas of London’s 2019 Borough of the Year, Waltham Forest.

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Creativity in schools vital for later success – Durham Report

Creativity in the curriculum is essential if young people are to be properly prepared for a successful work life, according to an Arts Council/Durham University led research programme whose report is published today.

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Carnegie’s Dunfermline home is most friendly museum

The tiny Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum in Dunfermline is is the UK’s most family friendly museum this year, it was announced today.

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Restored figureheads centrepiece for Plymouth’s £40m The Box

Fourteen carved 19c figureheads from Devonport, Plymouth, have been saved from decay in a unique project by three teams of conservators.

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DCMS announces £250m for regional cultural investment

The government today announced a new £250m Cultural Investment Fund for heritage projects around the country, in its biggest ever single investment in cultural infrastructure.

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