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Artistic Director of Hat Fair, MICHELLE WALKER, is to leave her current role in March to join Greenwich and Docklands Festival as Executive...
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Contemporary art gallery Grand Union has appointed DOROTHY WILSON MBE, formerly Artistic Director and Chief Executive of mac birmingham, as...
Cheltenham Festivals’ Literature Festival Director, ANTONIA BYATT, is to leave after less than a year in the role as a result of “...
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TIM WOOD, former Marketing Director at Rambert, has become the Arts Marketing Association’s new Chair. He has been an AMA board member for...
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GRAHAM VICK CBE, Founder and Artistic Director of the Birmingham Opera Company, is to become the Royal Northern College of Music’s first...

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    Is it possible to double the response rate you get from your direct marketing and save money at the same time? Tim Baker explains how the CBSO did just that. 

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    Cultural organisations can still bid for Creative Europe funding – now and possibly after the UK has left the EU. Christoph Jankowski explains why you should consider it.

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    Firmly held core values and an awareness of potentially excluding behaviour have been key to the success of Pallant House Gallery’s community work, says Sandra Peaty.

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    How do you get a room full of sniggering teenage boys enthusiastic about dance? Helen Ganberg says it’s not easy, but experience shows it is possible.

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    Revitalising derelict railway buildings could provide a solution to the shortage of studio and creative workspace in the East of England, explains Natalie Pace.

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    A new tool offers touring companies access to valuable audience data. Penny Mills explains how they are using it to plan and promote tours.

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    The Charity Commission’s new fundraising guide has transformed the role of trustees. Samir Savant considers whether it is a change for the better.  

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    As she joins Punchdrunk as Executive Director, Rebecca Dawson looks back on her career so far. 

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    When member benefits proved uneconomical, Northern Ballet decided to stop offering them. Crys Whitewoods explains how the decision is paying off.

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    On Takeover Day a group of sixth-form students took responsibility for running an exhibition at London’s Guildhall Art Gallery. Katherine Pearce describes the day.

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His article is very interesting, but proposing this, in a context like the Spanish, only leads to failure. I speak from my experience, from...
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A great article on Legacy Fundraising. Readers might also be interested in downloading our recent research report on Legacy Fundraising on...
Posted by John Nicholls on Talking comfortably about legacies
Can't but think we've made not much progress in the last 20 years. At Stratford East in the early 90s we tried to operate a...
Hi Priti. Thanks for your comment. Have you implemented quotas at ShivaNova/Equator Festival?
Posted by ChristyRomer on Arts diversity: The quota conversation
Those organisations that resist any form of quotas resist thinking about diversity, as having quotas forces you to think about whom you are...
Posted by Priti Paintal on Arts diversity: The quota conversation
"The lack of diversity in the classical arts has been the elephant in the room for years." - No, it hasn't. Only among the...
Posted by GeraldBrennan on A mental makeover for classical music
I first thought this article was a brilliant satire, criticizing a form of populist PC culture which attacks classical music for failing to...
Posted by John Borstlap on A mental makeover for classical music
Heh, that's kitsch, not 'kitch'.

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