Jude Kelly to stand down at Southbank

Jude Kelly to stand down at Southbank

Jude Kelly, artistic director of the Southbank Centre for 12 years, is to leave in May.

An Indian love story as part of British culture

An Indian love story as part of British culture

AI PROFILE   Mira Kaushik, director, Akademi

OPERA    Ireland gets its national voice – at last

OPERA Ireland gets its national voice – at last

Ireland’s ambitions to form a national opera company have bene repeatedly baulked by chronic funding shortage and bureaucratic muddle, but at last Irish National Opera has been formed and has announced its first season. Patrick Kelly reports

The spreading Weinstein stain

The spreading Weinstein stain

THE WORD   Sexual harassment is not confined to entertainment and politics, or even the office milieu – but in the art world? Conservator Clare Finn knows from personal experience that it happens there too, and it has to change

'Arts need to open up to young' - Serota

'Arts need to open up to young' - Serota

The UK’s arts organisation need to open up more, especially to the young and the disadvantaged, according to an Arts Council report published today.

Donmar’s ground breaking O’Rourke-Pakenham partnership ends

Donmar’s ground breaking O’Rourke-Pakenham partnership ends

Josie Rourke (left) has announced her departure from the Donmar Warehouse, where she has been artistic director since 2012.

Khan warns 27k creative jobs could go with no Brexit deal

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, warned today that 27,000 creative industries jobs could go if there is a no-deal Brexit, 6,000 of them in London.

Watson demands Brexit safeguards for artists

Watson demands Brexit safeguards for artists

Labour’s shadow culture secretary and deputy leader, Tom Watson, has demanded that  artists and their free movement across Europe will not be affected by Britain’s departure from the EU.

Hirst’s new spots head for Walpole’s stately home

Hirst’s new spots head for Walpole’s stately home

Houghton Hall, the Norfolk mansion built by Britain’s first prime minister, Sir Robert Walpole to host an exhibition of new work by Damien Hirst RA.

Rescue package for flagship arts bodies in NI

Ulster Orchestra and MAC get £600k boost

Ferens gallery boasts record figures

More than half a million visit Hull art exhibitions

Hancock takes over at DCMS

Hancock takes over at DCMS

Bradley reshuffled to NI

Job losses threat in Hampshire

Culture Trust to lose 10% of workforce

Still in Business

Still in Business

 

A&B, the organisation linking the culture and business worlds, has not completely disappeared. It is alive and well in the devolved countries. Patrick Kelly looks at Northern Ireland.

Threat to future of Cambridge Museum

Trustees embark on fundraising campaign

Lyric’s lyrical young music from Kate

Lyric’s lyrical young music from Kate

MY STORY   The classically trained young musician Kate Marlais is to be the next Cameron Mackintosh resident composer at the Lyric Hammersmith

English Heritage plans Stonehenge centenary celebration

Historic site gifted to the nation in 1918

BFI scraps ambitious HQ plans

The British Film Institute has scrapped a plan to build a national centre for film and television on the South Bank in London.