From issue 76
The authors of a new series of marketing guides outline the issues behind their titles. Jonathan Meth examines what constitutes ‘amateur’. amateur? ….ish Amateur is one of...
From issue 76
Mobile phone company, O2, is offering opera-goers the chance to text their votes for the final encore of an open air performance by English National Opera (ENO). Trafalgar Square will be...
From issue 76
Arts Under Pressure: Promoting Diversity in the Age of Globalisation by Joost Smiers (Zed Books: London, 2003 ISBN 1 84277 263 5 £15.95 [£20.05* inc. p...
From issue 76
Following a ballot of members, the Musicians’ Union (MU) is set to shed its 72 regional branches in favour of a regional structure to take effect from January 2005. 92% of the members who...
From issue 76
by Liz Hill, Catherine O’Sullivan and Terry O’Sullivan (Butterworth Heinemann, 2003 ISBN 0 7506 5737 5 £27.99 [£32.72 inc. p...
From issue 76
The Arts Council of Wales (ACW) has made a commitment to arts marketing with the launch of Boost, a marketing handbook, and a collaboration with the Arts Marketing Association (AMA). Supported by...
From issue 76
by Malcolm McDonald and Hugh Wilson (Butterworth Heinemann, 2002 ISBN 0 7506 5387 6, £21.99 [£26.09 inc. p...
From issue 76
The Big Lottery Fund, the new organisation formed from the merger of New Opportunities Fund and the Community Fund, has launched a public consultation. The public will be asked to help determine its...
From issue 76
Our very best wishes to Scottish Youth Theatre (SYT) and its plans to create “the first custom-built arts centre for young people... in the UK” (ArtsProfessional, issue 74, May 17, p11...
From issue 76
I was very interested to read the pieces by Anne Roberts and Beth Aplin (ArtsProfessional, issue 72, April 19 and issue 74, May 17) about making box offices more proactive. I wholeheartedly endorse...
From issue 76
Training is a vital part of the arts industry and through it, the arts can directly engage with the emerging national drive to raise skill levels, claims Brian Kelly. Training and skills (...
From issue 76
Loughborough College is a medium-sized Further Education College based in the heart of the East Midlands. Though it boasts a rapidly growing music section and a reputation for business development,...
From issue 76
“I wonder how many of you have looked at advertising hoardings recently and noticed anything different?”, asks Geoffrey Joyce. “They are now encased in working-at-height platforms...
From issue 76
After months of speculation, leaks and heated argument, a plan has been drawn up setting out the future of Scottish Opera. The troubled national company will receive a recovery package totalling £7m...
From issue 76
Arts Services Creative Arts East. Arts Round-up: publicity distribution Service from 100 to 1000 outlets. Artefax: arts direct mail service. Get yourself noticed! Contact: communications@...
From issue 76
Barclays Bank has seconded one of its strategy and change managers to work with Rosetta Life, an artist-led organisation that enables hospice-based patients to work with a variety of artforms....
From issue 76
UK Copyright Legislation sets out various rules for determining the author of any type of copyright work. Generally he/she is defined as ‘the person who creates [the work]’. However, this...
From issue 75
Britain leads the world in using the skills and talents of artists in creative health projects that are intended to engage and interest, uplift the spirit and stimulate the body, writes Peter...
From issue 75
Arts Services Creative Arts East. Arts Round-up: publicity distribution Service from 100 to 1000 outlets. Artefax: arts direct mail service. Get yourself noticed! Contact: communications@...
From issue 75
The Government?s attempts to reform charity law have moved forward this week with the publication of a draft Charities Bill. At the heart of the Bill is a re-definition of charity, basing it on the...
From issue 75
Since 1997, when tackling social exclusion became a high priority for government, Arts Council England (ACE) has set out to promote and demonstrate the role of the arts in inclusion, writes Nikki...
From issue 75
Belfast City Council has established a series of regular networking events designed to nurture links between the city?s tourism and cultural industries. Cultural tourism became a Council priority...
From issue 75 Feature
In the final instalment of his series on financial reports, Mahmood Reza looks at cash-flow statements and the management use and interpretation of financial statements.
From issue 75
A collective sense of sheepishness seems to pervade arts organisations when it comes to fighting the corner for our industry and our livelihoods. Be it a fear of the whining luvvy tag or a weariness...
From issue 75
Gillian Bates takes a look at the lighter side of life and work as a freelance in the arts. People familiar with British classical music concerts will recognise the phenomenon known as ?The Cough...

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