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The new mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, is to put the arts and culture at the top of his list of priorities, alongside housing, air pollution and security.
The Royal Marines Museum is shifting from its Eastney home of nearly 60 years as part of a transformation of the National Royal Navy Museum (NMRN) in Portsmouth Historic Dockyard.
The Thames Estuary is to be celebrated along 40 miles of both shores in a new biennial festival, launched today at the Southbank Centre.
HOME, Manchester’s new arts centre, has recorded over 1 million visits in its first year of operation.
Five major touring grants totalling £1.25 million have been awarded in the latest round of Arts Council England’s strategic touring programme.
Mike Tweddle is to take over as the new artistic director at Tobacco Factory Theatres in Bristol.
Three of the four 2016 Turner Prize finalists are primarily sculptors, and the fourth is the first photographer to be shortlisted in a last quartet that once again has no painters vying for the £25,000. £5,000 goes to each of the runners-up.
Museums should be made easier for children from less wealthy backgrounds to enjoy, a new report from the charity Kids in Museums says, calling on a series of barriers to be broken down.
Daniel Kramer, English National Opera’s new artistic director, said today that the company had been undergoing a trauma this year but was now “moving forward into a new chapter”.