From issue 282 Author(s): Frances Richens
As a new report reveals cultural tourism generated £3.2bn for the economy in 2013, City Hall plans to help spread the wealth.
From issue 282 Author(s): Liz Hill
Arts venues in Wales have joined forces to implement a new national scheme that aims to provide more consistent and reliable arts experiences for disabled people.
From issue 282 Author(s): Frances Richens
By pooling resources and expertise the consortium aims to become a strong and efficient voice for the dance sector.
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Pauline Tambling notes the number of self-employed people in the creative industries is set to outstrip public sector employees by 2020, arguing for a reform to the national curriculum to empower the next generation of creative people.
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Only by breaking away from uncritical family and friend audiences can young actors truly grow, says Rob Salmon.
From issue 282 Author(s): Frances Richens
As the UK gears up to celebrate three ‘cities of culture’ between 2017 and 2023, questions still remain over how they will be funded. 
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The new Director of Creative Industries for Creative Scotland will be CLIVE GILLMAN. Currently Director of Dundee Contemporary Arts, he previously worked on the development of the FACT building in...
From issue 282
Artistic Director of Dark Horse, VANESSA BROOKS, is stepping down to pursue her own creative interests after seven years leading the theatre company.
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ANNETTE MEES and TOM BOWTELL, who have been Co-Directors of theatre company Coney for eight years, are stepping down to pursue other projects. Mees will set up a new company focusing on the cross-...
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Public art producer Situations has appointed SARAH JAMES as Deputy Director, a new position funded by the Esmée Fairbairn Foundation. James has previously held roles at The Royal Opera House and...
From issue 282
After ten years as Chief Executive of the Collections Trust NICK POOLE is stepping down. He has been appointed Chief Executive of the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals.
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The Artistic Director of Edinburgh’s multi-arts venue Summerhall, RUPERT THOMSON, is moving to London to become Senior Programmer of Performance and Dance at the Southbank Centre.
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SUE DAVIES has been made redundant from her role as General Manager of the National Funding Scheme (NFS). NFS said it was necessary “to substantially reallocate limited resources to providing...
From issue 282
After 18 years at Town Hall & Symphony Hall, Birmingham, Communications Manager FIONA FRASER is leaving to become a freelance consultant specialising in music and arts PR.
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Since fire broke out at Battersea Arts Centre two weeks ago, its staff have provided a shining example of crisis management, says Deborah Bull. She highlights some lessons to take from their handling of the disaster.
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Dynamic pricing is a hot topic at the moment but, according to Steve Rich, a ‘hard pricing’ approach in which each seat is valued individually might actually be a better option.
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Publishers, artists and curators will have to fork out for hefty charges or face jail if the new copyright law comes into effect as planned in 2020, warns Eileen Kinsella.
From issue 282 Author(s): Frances Richens
ACE-funded organisations saved £1.25m in energy costs last year and the number of organisations engaged with environmental sustainability is growing.
From issue 282 Author(s): Steph Fuller
Steph Fuller argues that Creative People and Places projects will take time to take effect and therefore criticism of their impact is premature.
From issue 282 Author(s): Graham Henderson
Convinced that the current trend towards an instrumentalist approach to arts funding underestimates the true value of the arts to society, Graham Henderson urges arts organisations to seek new sources of earned income with greater confidence.
From issue 282 Author(s): Amy Golding, Kay Hepplewhite
Amy Golding and Kay Hepplewhite report on recent  research to find out what a vibrant fringe theatre scene needs.
From issue 282 Author(s): Justine Themen
Theatre in education has seen many changes since it was first conceived in Coventry fifty years ago. Justine Themen tracks its history from the original aim to develop drama appreciation in schools.
From issue 282 Author(s): Louise Emerson
Louise Emerson explains how she ended up as CEO of Cheltenham Festivals, after beginning her career designing broadband amplifiers.
From issue 282 Author(s): Hannah Mitchell
An in-depth project examining Sadler’s Wells’ ‘customer journey’ has resulted in a much more relevant and targeted approach, which should ensure that customers stay happy and, crucially, return. Hannah Mitchell reports.
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Why do secondary ticket sites get away with widely inflated prices? Because audiences are willing to pay more than we think, and that can only be a good thing, argues Dan Eastmond.

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