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The Grand Theatre Blackpool will be one of 2,500 properties across England opening free of charge to the public as part of Heritage Open Days 2003, a national event on September 13 and 14, co-...
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Rupert Murdoch?s BSkyB is acquiring a 50% shareholding in Artsworld, the digital TV arts channel, and will bring in its own staff to run the operation. Artsworld was set up to replace what was at the...
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Celebrities including Dame Judi Dench, Victoria Wood and Sir Ian McKellen will be joining families, patients, nurses, poets and musicians in simultaneous events in 43 countries on October 4 to raise...
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Contemporary art has done it, even museums have done it, but orchestras, collectively, still don?t seem to have got the message across that there is much more to them than ?7.30pm performances in...
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That classical music listeners are not always classical music attenders is a fact that continues to distress the orchestral community in the UK ? and it seems that the problem is by no means unique...
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Alan Davey, currently Head of Arts Division at the Department for Culture, Media and Sport, has been appointed as its new Director of Arts and Culture. He was responsible for the Bill which...
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ARTS SERVICES Arts Marketing Hampshire ? developing audiences in Southern England. Research, project monitoring...
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A shake-up in the marketing team at Ambassador Theatre Group?s (ATG), the UK?s second largest theatre group and one of the country?s foremost theatre producers, will see Pat Westwell, Group Head of...
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Organisation artSites Birmingham Title Director How long in present post? Four years t: 0121 440 5213 e: clare.edwards@artsites.org.uk What does your organisation do? artSites Birmingham...
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Following the recent announcement that financial difficulties have led the Leicester Haymarket Theatre to close (ArtsProfessional issue 51, June 2), Arts Council England has awarded recovery funding...
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Recent research has increased our understanding of young audiences, their needs and interests. Around 200 New Audiences projects, funded by Arts Council England, have built on this knowledge, with...
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BBC Learning in Drama and Entertainment is launching ?Get Writing? a year-long campaign to encourage creative writing. The first season of the initiative concentrates on short story writing and...
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The Arts Council of Wales ?Night Out? scheme is making £20,000 available to help provide better access to the arts in the most disadvantaged wards in Wales. Since 1980 the scheme has given financial...
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A new venture, Culture Finance north west, is being launched to help make finance more easily available to people starting or running businesses in the creative industries. Supported by Arts...
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A Charity Commission inquiry report has been published into the activities of Made in Wales Stage Company Limited. The inquiry was opened in June 2001 following a case of unauthorised borrowing by...
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A new directory and CD ROM, ?Promoting Diversity?, has been produced by Arts Council England to provide a reference guide to culturally diverse theatre for UK and international promoters. For a copy...
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You may have heard of England?s Regional Cultural Consortiums (RCCs), but how much do you know about what they do and how they relate to you or your organisation? Jo Hammond gives you the low-down...
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Culture South West is one of eight regional cultural consortiums and while we each address the same overall priorities, we do so in different ways, explains Sue Kay. This reflects the diverse make-up...
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In May this year, the final contracts were signed for The Public Building, a £40m arts and technology project in West Bromwich, formerly known as c/PLEX. The project signals a groundbreaking...
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Sean Egan highlights the issues that arts organisations should consider before applying to be treated as VAT exempt. You may well have seen the reports of the Brontë Society receiving a cheque for...
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Review by June Heap, a visual artist who regularly works on art projects within the community. (Slough Borough Council, 2003, ISBN 0904 164071 £12 [£14.88 inc p...
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A bold initiative to establish an online box office system and associated audience development agency across the whole of Northern Ireland is being developed and supported by the Arts Council of...
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Every young person has the right to enjoy safety at home, in the streets and at school was the message of an arts-led consultation exercise with pupils from 45 schools across Leicestershire this...
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A virtual art gallery which enables employees to view works of art on their PCs and purchase them through an online gallery agent has been successfully piloted by Experian in the East Midlands....
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?Rampage? is an eclectic mix of new writing by and for young people, exploring the question ?What makes you angry?? explains James Dove. Drawing together three separate events ? Rampage Plays,...

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