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Newcastle and Gateshead are jointly bidding to be the European Capital of Culture 2008.The partnership between Newcastle and Gateshead councils and the private sector is creating a new visitor...
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The very thought of Belfast going for the title of European Capital of Culture 2008 will raise an eyebrow or two. However, Belfast has the talent and innovation, and the pioneering spirit that once...
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Norwich has decided to enter a bid to be European Capital of Culture 2008. All right ? now, will everyone stop laughing and settle down, requests Graeme Howell. Honestly it?s true. Norwich City...
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We can?t seem to operate without a business plan these days: can?t get funding, can?t plan for the future, can?t ?develop?. But what useful purpose do these plans really serve? Hilary Keenleyside...
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To write a business plan, a large commercial company will have in-house business specialists, explains Rebecca Rickard; but smaller commercial companies normally have to outsource specialist...
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If you draw a circle to define the audience catchment of The Maltings Theatre and Arts Centre in Berwick-upon-Tweed, you will discover that you will need a programming and marketing policy that...
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ARTS CONSULTANTS Katharine Stuart Associates Performing Arts Development Consultants. Development of arts in rural areas, urban regeneration, programming, marketing, fundraising, business planning...
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Post: Information Officer Organisation: International Intelligence on Culture Length of service: Joined in 1998 Address: 4 Baden Place, Crosby Row, London, SE1 1YW Tel: 020 7403 6454/7001 Fax...
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Midlands Arts Marketing (MAM), the marketing and audience development agency which was a wholly owned subsidiary of East Midlands Arts (EMA), has ceased trading and its Directors are taking steps to...
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Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery, whose website acts as a hub for Birmingham City Council?s museums services, has won the Gold Award for the Best Non-Profit Organisation Website at the World Media...
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It?s tempting to think that the very public dispute between the ?Centre? and the ?Regions? in the Great English Funding Debate (p 5-9) is nothing more than a lot of hot air being blown about by those...
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In response to the designation of 2002 as the Year of Cultural Diversity, the Scottish Arts Council (SAC) has pledged over £300,000 to projects which promote cultural diversity in Scotland. The...
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Scottish Ballet is to radically reposition itself as a new force in contemporary dance, through its performance work, its encouragement of new choreography and its development of dance training. The...
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Eight leading art galleries based in the West Midlands are to cease promoting themselves in isolation, to join forces with each other in an attempt to attract new audiences and challenge the...
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A major review of the structure and organisation of the South Bank Centre (SBC) is to take place, initiated by Karsten Witt, SBC Chief Executive, who has announced his intention to step down early...
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An information service to help people in Wales seeking Lottery grants find the most appropriate source of funding has been jointly launched by the Arts Council of Wales, Community Fund, Heritage...
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Celebratory arts company ?Same Sky?, has marked its move to a new production base and training centre by creating a tree house which wound its way through all three floors of its workspace, with...
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Arts development company Blue Cactus is offering to create and host a free web page to anyone involved in delivering arts to a local community. Set up initially to utilise some of the spare capacity...
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Peter Stark believes that the Arts Council of England?s restructuring proposals place at risk the most effective elements of the arts funding system to achieve hypothetical efficiency gains, and sees...
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Those with long memories or some knowledge of the history of post-war politics of arts funding laughed wryly at how the whirligig of time wreaks its revenges, writes Sue Isherwood. In the early 1950s...
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Has anyone out there been through the Theatre Review; an Arts for Everyone project bid; a Capital Lottery bid; the Fixed Term Funding Review; a Regional Arts Lottery Programme bid; a bid to the New...
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Review by Janet Summerton, who is a researcher and writer, and runs the Arts and Cultural Management programme at the University of Sussex. (Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, 2001, ISBN 0 903319 94 2...
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What sort of legal issues should you consider if you are setting up a representative body or reviewing the operation of an existing body? Sean Egan explores the options. Representative bodies cover...
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The Independent Street Arts Network (ISAN) is a membership-led voluntary organisation for promoters, presenters and support agencies of street arts throughout the UK. The organisation seeks to play a...

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