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While agreeing with everything in this article, I also couldn't help wondering what the audience responses would have been had this...
Posted by Don Keller on What are we counting?
I'm not sure what's meant by 'pulling out' other than that CIF won't now have anyone joining the Labour Leader and...
"The Federation is very sorry not to be coming back to Hull"?? Are you not forgetting there are Federation members in all the...
The Federation is very sorry not to be coming back to Hull. We had welcomed many of the measures in the Labour manifesto when they were...
The manifesto's section on Sport opens by saying "Sport must be run in the interests of those who participate in it and love it,...
... most of this is.
Sorry but I have to agree with TCPeppercorn. This isn't exactly rocket science, it's something we all already know and are...
Those of us who have been working in Arts Engagement for a while may wonder at this 'research'. Didn't we already know this...
There are plenty of people from the wider spectrum of social groups participating in arts. Funding bodies just need to try a bit harder to...
Posted by Mike Howell on An inconvenient truth
It's most disappointing that after a strong start this article simply ended in a demand for more public money. There's been loads...
Posted by Museummaurice on An inconvenient truth

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