PETER IRESON has been appointed as the new venue director of Nottingham’s Royal Concert Hall (cap. 2,200) and Theatre Royal (1,100) complex.
Previously head of culture, events and tourism in Derby, Ireson has more than 25 years’ experience in venue management and arts administration to the position.
“Peter is a highly regarded arts professional and brings with him a deep understanding of the sector and the creative landscape of the East Midlands region,” says Nottingham City Council director of sports & culture Hugh White.
Ireson adds, “Both are wonderful venues in their own right and together they form one of the most exciting performing arts complexes in the UK.”
Artistes playing the Royal Concert Hall include Belinda Carlisle, Keane and Will Young.