10 Shortlisted artists will have their work exhibited at the Saatchi Gallery for a VIP awards evening.
The first wave of the UK in Japan 2019-20 programme has been announced by British Council, with more activity planned for the full year starting in September 2019.
The programme includes highlights from BBC Proms Japan, BFI and National FIlm Archive of Japan, British Library, Jason Bruges Studiuo, Graeae Theatre Company, Royal Court Theatre, Scottish Ensemble and Anna Meredith, The Royal Opera, Philharmonia Orchestra and more.
The place to be every August is Edinburgh. Both the Edinburgh International Festival and Festival Fringe are a vast collection of UK and overseas talent in performing arts across all its forms, both traditional and innovative or original.
The 25th Birthday National Lottery Awards will reward 2019's favoured Lottery-funded projects and individuals, with a prize for art, culture and film including several Culture Diary members.
The vote is open to the public, and you can vote for your favoured nominee here. There are further awards to vote on including 'heritage', 'sport', 'community and charity', and 'sporting legend'.
Nominations for the 'art, culture and film' £10,000 prize award are:
The London College of Fashion (University of Arts London), leading the Business of Fashion Textiles and Technology (BFTT) Creative Research & Development Partnership, needs input from fashion industry companies for a survey that will inform a future R&D programme and funding.
They are seeking owners and founders of businesses and intermediaries – from materials to museums, agriculture to advertising, policy to 3D printing and more – working in all aspects of the fashion 'ecosystem' for their survey.
Jerwood Arts has published a new employers toolkit on socio-economic diversity and inclusion in the arts.
A combined effort with the Bridge Group, the toolkit gathers practical ideas and case studies to support long-term change in the arts sector. It includes top 5 tips, which are:
The Centre for Economics and Business Research has prepared a study for Arts Council England on the arts and culture industry in the North of England.
In 2016, the arts and culture industry in the North of England:
Construction has begun on East Bank, a new cultural district located in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, which will cost £1.1 billion.
The new district, planned for a 2022 opening, will contain a new dance theatre for Sadler's Wells, a venue for the V&A, a new home for the BBC Symphony Orchestra and Chorus plus the BBC Singers, and a new campus for University College London, and the London College of Fashion (part of the University of the Arts London).