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As an artist in America, I can't speak to the U.K.'s programs, but just in general want to comment. I side with the many, your...
Posted by C.B. on Democratising the arts
I agree with much of this article and am constantly aware of the amount of ArtsSpeak I find seeping into my vocabulary. For some, it's...
Excellent article. Well done!
Guildford Shakespeare Company is not a commercial or subsidised theatre company but has been offering AD performances at our productions...
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In general UK policy makers are committed in ensuring persistent URIs--in effect, ensuring that the web addresses for documents keep...
Would you consider that all stereotypes bear a little examination before we start using them to make recruiting decisions? When I read...
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At the risk of sounding optimistic, given that DCMS staff have been cut by 50%, the White Paper's not bad. It's especially good...
Indeed it would be useful to know broadly the size, scale and geography of survey respondents, as we can see from anecdotal comments there...
It would be interesting to know who the 381 arts organisations which responded to the survey are. Are they big? Are they small? Rural?...
There's a lot that's important about The Next Steps? but what's particularly remarkable to me is the way in which it quietly...

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