Council cuts could lead to ‘breakdown’ of British theatre

24 March 2017

Also this week: dance companies to combat widespread physical inactivity

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Council cuts could lead to ‘breakdown’ of British theatre, Lords inquiry told

Local authority cuts could lead to a “breakdown” in British theatre, according to the chairman of HQ Theatres Trust. Read more

Dance companies to combat widespread physical inactivity

Two national dance bodies have announced a major drive to embed the art form in the government’s health and well-being agenda. Read more

Authors condemn £4m library fund

Patrick Gale, Mark Billingham and Francesca Simon among writers suggesting government scheme will do little to rescue sector that has been hit hard by cuts. Read more

Danish artists Superflex next for Tate Modern Turbine Hall

Art world waits to see how collective known for highly political work will fill huge exhibition space in London. Read more

Trafalgar Square Fourth Plinth artwork chosen for 2018 and 2020

A recreation of a sculpture destroyed by so-called Islamic State (IS) is to be displayed in Trafalgar Square. Read more

Central School of Ballet confirms move to South Bank in 2018

Central School of Ballet has announced that it will move to bespoke new premises on London’s South Bank next year. Read more

The National Gallery opens new space

For the first time in 26 years, a brand new space has opened at the National Gallery. And it’s bringing two seventeenth-century heavyweights together: Rubens and Rembrandt. Read more


Leading film industry figures attend Ghetto Film School Event in London

Big film industry names turned out Tuesday night in London for a Ghetto Film School event at BAFTA's headquarters near Piccadilly Circus. Read more


EVENTS

ANDInclusive @ Tate Exchange

Starting on Monday, A New Direction’s Special School network will be taking over the Tate Exchange, together with Studio Wayne McGregor, for four days of visual arts, music, soundscape and drama activity with their students. Find out more

RSC to celebrate Shakespeare's birthday with a host of family events

The Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) will celebrate Shakespeare’s 453rd birthday on Saturday 22 April, with the return of two showings of Wondrous Strange, an outdoor acrobatic Shakespeare-themed performance, and a range of free activities for the family. Find out more

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