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The legal merger of the Arts Council of England (ACE) with the ten Regional Arts Boards took place on April 1. The new body has nine regional offices, matching the Government?s regional boundaries,...
From issue 23
If I were to sum up my experience of producing a cultural strategy, I would say it was like trying to pin down a cloud.A very lovely cloud, with a blue sky behind. These documents are nebulous to say...
From issue 23
In competition with commercial IT businesses in Coventry and Warwickshire, marketing:arts, the Coventry-based agency specialising in data analysis for the arts and leisure industries, has been...
From issue 23
20 frequently heard quotes that we?ll miss from the RABs As of April 1 the Regional Arts Boards (RABs) are no more, and a Brave New Arts Funding World is upon us. What will we miss about the RABs? A...
From issue 23
Brecon Jazz Festival, one of Europe?s leading Jazz Festivals which attracts over 50,000 people to Brecon each year, is confirmed to go ahead this summer despite financial difficulties which have...
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Review by Madeline Hutchins (Directory of Social Change, 2002, ISBN 1 900360 89 6 £9.95 [£12.79 inc p...
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Welsh Finance Minister Edwina Hart has defended the allocation of £150,000 directly from the Assembly to arts organisations in Wales (ArtsProfessional issue 22 p3), citing section 32 of the...
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Title: General Manager Name of Organisation: The Academy of Ancient Music (AAM) Phone: 01223 301509 Email: c.lawrence@aam.co.uk How long in present post? 5 years What does your organisation do...
From issue 23
The Arts Council of Northern Ireland (ACNI) is to delegate responsibility for film finance to the Northern Ireland Film...
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ARTS SERVICES St Helens Creative Industries Initiative: http://www.creative-insthelens.org Database of artists and creative industries; Commercial and domestic commissions; Arts in education;...
From issue 22
At the first possible opportunity, and even before the new transition arts funding body comes into being, Peter Hewitt has taken the opportunity (p1) to remind Government of the value of the arts to...
From issue 22
A scheme to encourage the inclusion of artists within architectural project design teams emphasises collaboration and an equal status for the artist among the architects and structural engineers....
From issue 22
Tessa Rennie, previously General Manager of 7:84 Theatre Company, joins Imaginate as General Manager. She replaces Katie Stuart who leaves to become Development Manager of Scotland Yard Adventure...
From issue 22
There are few examples of true collaboration between art and architecture, notes Vivienne Francis. Attempts at marrying the two have not always been successful, with art often seen as the decorative...
From issue 22
The National Assembly for Wales has awarded its first ever grants directly to the performing arts with £150,000 to support a range of projects. The move has been condemned by the arts sector and...
From issue 22
Persistence Works provides studio space in Sheffield city centre for seventy-four of the artists of Yorkshire ArtSpace Society (YAS), writes Jacqueline Yallop. The development of purpose-built...
From issue 22
The board of Metier, the National Training Organisation (NTO) for the arts and entertainments sector has voted to collaborate with the cultural heritage sector to create a new Sector Skills Council...
From issue 22
If you drive along the south coast road past Dymchurch and into the windswept Dungeness peninsula, you might catch a glimpse of one of Britain?s defunct inter-war acoustic defence experiments. Just...
From issue 22
12 pieces of work by disabled visual artists based in Wales have been reproduced on a series of postcards which are to be distributed through 100 galleries, museums, libraries and other centres...
From issue 22
Review by Jo Gillibrand, Director of Smart - Marketing the Arts around Surrey, the audience development agency for Surrey and borders e: jo@smartonline.org.uk (Comedia 2001 ISBN: 1 873667 18 3, £9...
From issue 22
The Scottish Arts Council?s proposals for the creation of a Writers? Factory to support Scotland?s writers of television drama, film screenplays sitcoms and radio plays, are to be explored through a...
From issue 22
Title: Project co-ordinator, MADE Name of Organisation: Midlands architecture and the designed environment (Currently part of RIBA West Midlands) Address: RIBA West Midlands, Birmingham and...
From issue 22 News
A plea for the Government to release the arts from damaging levels of accountability was made by Peter Hewitt, Chief Executive of the Arts Council of England (ACE), in a major speech at the National Portrait Gallery last week.
From issue 22
Following the publication last year of its report ?Renaissance in the Regions: a New Vision for England?s Museums? Resource: the Council for Museums, Archives and Libraries has published guidelines...
From issue 22
ARTS SERVICES St Helens Creative Industries Initiative: http://www.creative-insthelens.org Database of artists and creative industries; Commercial and domestic commissions; Arts in education;...

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