From issue 42
The first visible signs of the new Creative Quarter being developed in Folkestone?s old town have now appeared with the placing of a Sophie Ryder sculpture (pictured) on a bombsite that has been...
From issue 42
As part of Xposure, the annual London Festival of Disability Arts, Jacksons Lane has announced a production commission to the value of £6,000, funded by London Arts? Theatre Unit. The commission aims...
From issue 42
A campaign to ?Save the Short Story? has been initiated by Northern Arts. The campaign stems from a survey of writers conducted by Mslexia magazine. The research found that although over two thirds...
From issue 42
ARTS SERVICES Arts Marketing Hampshire ? developing audiences in Southern England. Research, project monitoring...
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As a packaging device for policies and initiatives seeking to reduce inequalities of wealth and cultural access in inner cities, how valuable a concept are cultural quarters? Cany Ash examines the...
From issue 66
Debbie Richards suggests there is a need for a rethink as to how arts events are programmed to capitalise on potential audiences. Many people will be familiar with the product life cycle, which...
From issue 66
Dr Michael Dixon, Director General of the Zoological Society of London, has been appointed as the new Director of the Natural History Museum to succeed Sir Neil Chalmers who has been elected Warden...
From issue 66
A major research project to assess the size and shape of the workforce in the British film industry has been launched by Skillset, the National Training Organisation for Broadcast, Film, Video and...
From issue 66
From Paul James, Commercial Manager, The Society of London Theatre I?m writing in response to your front page story ?Revamped Ticket Drive for London Theatre? (ArtsProfessional, issue 65, January 12...
From issue 66
The new piazza in London?s Trafalgar Square, which opened with a series of concerts and open air events last summer, hosted a day of celebrations for Chinese New Year on January 25. Events included...
From issue 66
Heather Newill offers some tips for managing a board effectively. An effective Board is usually led by a committed, energetic Chairman, who understands the dynamic and culture of the sector and has...
From issue 66
The Scottish Arts Council (SAC) is pooling its Lottery capital funds for the next three years into a single fund with only one application deadline. The decision to restructure its capital funding...
From issue 66
By Mike Hudson (Directory of Social Change 2003, ISBN 1 903991 43 9 £16.95 [£20.51 inc. p...
From issue 66
Plans for a £6m Lottery-funded theatre in Wrexham have finally been axed after a decision by the executive board of Wrexham Council to cancel the building project, which was due to receive a £4.6m...
From issue 66
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 66
Negotiations are continuing between Cameron Mackintosh Limited and the Musicians? Union over plans to reduce the size of the orchestra for Les Miserables when the production moves along Shaftesbury...
From issue 66
Name Jane Willis Title Director How long in present post? Two years Organisation Willis Newson Arts and Health Consultants t: 0117 924 7617 e: jane@willisnewson.co.uk What does your...
From issue 66
The National Disability Arts Forum has established an online store to provide a shop window for artwork and a research tool for those working in the field of disability arts. w: http://cnb-host4....
From issue 66
The decibel visual arts platform has focused attention towards Black and Asian artists working in England today. As artist Raimi Gbadamosi explains, the platform has uncovered a minefield of issues...
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Three Lottery-funded London venues are set to open within the next month, though all three have faced set-backs in their development. Hackney Empire re-opens on January 28 following a £15m...
From issue 66
Freedom of speech, freedom to imagine the intimate, freedom to configure space and freedom to build equity are all issues that Black and Asian visual artists face in the reality of their practice....
From issue 66
Presenting independent films in a competitive marketplace presents challenges to cinemas and their funders. Kathleen Bondar suggests that funding bodies could do more to support exhibitors. Across...
From issue 66
Running a cinema with a programme based on the quality of the films rather than their McDonald?s tie-ins is at times a perilous pursuit, writes Frances Longley. Three years ago mac, a diverse and...
From issue 66
The challenges facing the exhibition and education of independent cinema are similar to those before any non-mainstream/commercial arts organisation, be it theatre, music or contemporary dance,...
From issue 66
100 years Established June 9 1904 e: kcardy@lso.co.uk How it all began? A group of London?s finest orchestral players decided to ?do it for themselves? and formed the LSO, the UK?s first self-...

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