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When the children’s charity UNICEF first approached the ISTD Dance Examinations Board to discuss the merits of working together on a project relating to the teaching of citizenship, I have to...
From issue 65
Finding practical examples of good equality practice in the arts can be a difficult task observes Kathy O’Brien. Showhow, runs a Fellowship Programme which is designed to address the under-...
From issue 65
I spent many years as a workaholic arts manager, working late into the evening, and often tried to remind myself that no-one is indispensable, writes Kate Montefiore. I don’t believe that...
From issue 65
To some, arts in health has been too much about prettying up depressing hospital corridors or offering distractions to people in their beds. Brian Chapman argues that the arts are now becoming...
From issue 65
The London Assembly’s ‘Get Into London Theatre’ campaign has been overhauled for its 2004 launch this week. The new campaign, supported by £350,000 from the London Development...
From issue 65
A city-wide reading initiative has been revived in Bristol as part of a £2m arts investment programme in the city. The Great Reading Adventure was initiated last year as part of the city’s...
From issue 65
Dorset, a rural county with not much money to spend on whizzy arts promotions, is playing a significant role in the burgeoning arts in healthcare field, says Ros Fry. This could be due to the higher-...
From issue 65
News that Norwich Theatre Royal has received a £1.3m windfall without even having to submit a Lottery application (p3) may encourage more than a few Chief Executives to phone their accountants. The...
From issue 65
Kieran Cooper offers some tips for successful management of IT projects. You can?t seem to open the papers these days without reading another disaster story about an IT project going wrong ?...
From issue 65
Colin Philpott (pictured), currently Head of BBC Yorkshire and Lincolnshire, will shortly take up the position of Head of the National Museum of Photography, Film and Television in Bradford. He...
From issue 65
Arts Services Greasepaint Make-up Placement Agency will find the right make-up artists for your production, from experienced designers to trainees. Please call Hannah for a chat t: 020 8840 6000 e...
From issue 65
The VAT position for cultural bodies such as museums, zoos and theatres has been clarified in Public Notice ‘Culture’ (701/47), published last month by HM Customs and Excise. The new...
From issue 65
It has been said that the practice of digital and web-based arts far outstrips recognition by the arts establishment. Electronic media and the electronic generation of material have been practised in...
From issue 65
Scotland’s Hidden Gardens will open a specially-designed children’s play area and a dedicated community headquarters for local residents from Pollokshields, Glasgow this month. The...
From issue 65
A new task force to analyse the state of live music in Britain has been established by the Department for Culture Media and Sport in response to opposition from the music industry to the 2003...
From issue 65
New figures released this week suggest that arts organisations are missing out on £13m each year because too few donors are taking advantage of Gift Aid. Of the £109m of donations made to the arts in...
From issue 65
The Ambassador Theatre Group (ATG), which was established in 1992, has been named as one of Britain's fastest-growing private companies in The Sunday Times Virgin Atlantic Fast Track 100 League Table...
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The Arts and Humanities Research Board is seeking applications for grants of up to £5,000 towards the costs of research projects in the performing and creative arts. It is also offering three grants...
From issue 65
After a sudden illness Will Bell died in December, aged 50. Will worked for Arts Council England for 19 years in a wide variety of roles, including Film...
From issue 65
Employment rights are a factor at all stages of the employment relationship, including the recruitment stage. Joanne Twiss looks at some key issues those involved in recruitment should bear in mind...
From issue 64
An online database of 200 trainers, auditors and consultants specialising in disability issues has been established by Resource: The Council for Museums, Archives and Libraries, in its latest step...
From issue 64
Review by George Longland, Arts Development Officer at Guildford Borough Council (Manchester International Arts (2000) ISBN 0 953798100 £20 [£24.10 inc p...
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The Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) is assessing the feasibility of establishing a national survey to examine public participation, attendance and attitudes towards the activities...
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Organisation Hall for Cornwall Title Community Development Manager How long in post? Two years t: 01872 321964 e: annac@hallforcornwall.demon.co.uk What does your organisation do? Hall...

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