Theatres are having to close to have their buildings safety assessed for RAAC, the building material that is also affecting some schools, hospitals and concert halls.
The former professional cellist and now MP for Bristol West, Thangam Debbonaire, is the new shadow culture secretary, in a job-swap with Lucy Powell.
East Bank, the. new cultural quarter in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in London’s East End, is to be led as director by Tamsin Ace, currently head of cultural programming at the London College of Fashion (LCF).
Sir Mark Jones, the former director of the V&A, has been appointed interim director of the British Museum in place of Hartwig Fischer who has resigned over the scandal of objects stolen from the collections.
Professor Carl Heron, director of scientific research at the British Museum, has been appointed the museum’s interim deputy director.
National Museums Wales - Amgueddfa Cymru - have appointed Jane Richardson in the new post of chief executive, replacing the old post of director-general held by David Anderson until his retirement in April after ten years.
A hand-carved 11-feet tall toem pole has been returned. By the National Museum of Scotland to its home among the Nisga’a nation, the original inhabitants of Canada.
The director of the British Museum, Hartwig Fischer, is to step down with immediate effect as the scandal over stolen objects grows.
A new study shows that, despite expectations that art and creativity would lead a renaissance for “hipster” cities, the link between artists and gentrification is surprisingly weak.
Charles Dickens was forced to work among rats in a boot blacking factory for ten hours a day, six days a week, from the age of 11, a year earlier than had been thought.