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The Royal College of Nursing has revealed that four out of five members of the RCN who took part in a consultative vote at the union's annual conference backed a walkout, while nine out of 10 favoured industrial action short of a strike

A new online service has been created by charity VocalEyes to promote audio-described and other theatre performances across the UK that are accessible to blind and partially sighted people.

A number of arts and culture organisations – including the Museums Association, One Dance UK, the Creative Industries Federation, and the Cultural Learning Alliance – have issued manifestos ahead of the general election.

The City of London Corporation is inviting tenders for a £12m design contract for a new state-of-the-art Centre for Music on the Museum of London site next to the Barbican.

A House of Lords select committee has highlighted the difficulties young people from diverse backgrounds face in accessing careers in theatre.

The £1.6 billion spent on culture in the capital in 2014-15 is only exceeded by Paris and Moscow.

Dance to Health is an older people’s falls prevention dance programme. The expanded programme will run for two years.

A new partnership between eight independent funders, coordinated by the Baring Foundation, is backing an independent inquiry into the future of civil society.

This year's Wellcome Book Prize has been awarded to "Mend the Living", by Maylis de Kerangal, translated by Jessica Moore. The novel follows the progress of a heart, through a fatal car accident and into another's body.

Following a Department for Education (DfE) review of England’s network of 121 music hubs over the past year, Schools Minister Nick Gibb has called for progress in engaging student

Wellcome Trust is addressing recent critiques of the role of experts through a debate exploring the role of expertise in research, policy making and wider society.

Arts Council Wales is conducting a survey of existing arts and health activity to inform its approach to health and wellbeing in the future.