Number of students taking performing arts drops

Also this week: Sadiq Khan recruiting 'night czar', and London Coliseum hosts ‘first Instagram photocall’

26 August 2016

Picture credit: Kingsmead School, photo by Roger Brown for A New Direction

Number of students taking performing arts drops

The number of students taking performing arts GCSE in the UK has dropped by 9% year on year, and A-level results for the UK reveal a 15% drop in the number of students taking performing and expressive arts.

Two out of three arts graduates ‘don’t think degree is worth £9k per year’

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Sadiq Khan recruiting 'night czar' to shape London's future as a 24-hour city

The London Mayor is advertising for a "night czar" who can help him to champion the capital's night time culture. Read more

Old Vic talent strand opens second year of applications

A scheme for emerging talent run by the Old Vic in London has opened applications for its second year. Read more

London Coliseum hosts ‘first Instagram photocall’

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Open House London 2016

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#Playmore exhibition

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