Theatre bookshop closes after 187 years

Samuel French, the bookseller, publisher and theatrical licensing company, is being forced to close its famous Fitzrovia bookshop by rising rents.

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Nottingham is first Hearts for the Arts winner

Nottingham City Council has won the best local authority arts initiative title in the National Campaign for the Arts' first Hearts for the Arts awards.

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Thames estuary culture

The Thames Estuary is to be turned into a cultural hub of global standing.

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Free schools group says arts bodies have misunderstood effect of EBacc

A new report claims that arts organisations concerns about the impact of EBacc on arts subjects at secondary schools is misplaced.

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Liverpool Biennial success, says report

Liverpool’s Biennial art exhibition was worth over £5 million to the local economy, according to new figures.

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Visits to major museums down – DCMS

Visits to national collections have fallen, according to new figures from the Department for Culture, Media and Sport.

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Plans for Historic Wales body scrapped

Review suggests Cadw becomes independent but no merger with NMW

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Bristol and Bath under fire over budget cuts

Major arts figures have hit out at West Country councils’ plans to cut their culture budgets.

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Whiteread’s dolls’ village for childhood museum

The monumental artwork Place (Village) by Turner Prize winner Rachel Whiteread has found a permanent home at the V&A Museum of Childhood at Bethnal Green.

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Hyslop fears for Scottish arts post-Brexit.

The Scottish Government has warned that leaving the EU Single Market will damage Scotland’s culture and creative sectors.

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