Hull’s Green to run UK festival 2022

Martin Green, who masterminded Hull’s successful year as City of Culture in 2017, is to run 2022’s cultural festival marking the Queen’s 70 years on the throne.

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Perth arts board’s mass resignations

Most of the board of Horsecross Arts, which runs Perth’s theatre and concert hall, have resigned after a critical external report.

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Monty Python and a Tudor playhouse in 2019 listings

The London location where the famous Monty Python "Mr Creosote" sketch was filmed is one of the more surprising among Historic England’s 2019 choices for listing.

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Bury wins 'Town of Culture' award

Bury has been named Greater Manchester's inaugural Town of Culture.

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New executive director for Unicorn

Bailey Lock moves from Donmar

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Syd’s Coffee Stall of Hoxton joins the history lesson

A coffee stall which has stood in Shoreditch for 100 years is to join the collections of the Museum of London when it closes for the last time tomorrow (December 20).

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Ben Roberts to head BFI

Ben Roberts is to succeed Amanda Nevill as chief executive of the British Film Institute, having been director of the BFI Film Fund since 2012.

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Immediate Tate challenge as Morgan reappointed culture secretary

Within hours of being reappointed by Boris Johnson, culture secretary Nicky Morgan has been challenged by Tate’s director Maria Balshaw to write arts and creativity into schools’  curriculums.

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Lydford takes charge at Nevill Holt Opera

Annie Lydford has been announced as the new managing director of Nevill Holt Opera, replacing Rosenna East.

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‘Open arts career paths’ early plea to Johnson

Any new immigration rules introduced by the new Conservative government must take into account the value of foreign talent to the burgeoning creative industries, worth more than £100bn a year to the UK economy.

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