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Following the strategic directions laid down in its five-year plan, the Arts Council of Northern Ireland (ACNI) has allocated more than £5.7m to 113 arts organisations throughout Northern Ireland,...
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Glasgow City Council?s Cultural and Leisure Services committee has appointed The Ambassador Theatre Group Ltd (ATG) as the management contractor for the King?s Theatre in Glasgow. As well as serving...
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A new pricing strategy at West Yorkshire Playhouse has seen the launch of a £3 ticket band, which is available to anyone aged 26 or under, for any production from Mondays to Wednesdays inclusive....
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Research investigating attitudes toward the arts and their effect on people at work has revealed that senior business executives believe opportunities for artistic activity at work can help to...
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The notion of ?gay and lesbian? art seems so straightforward but hides all sorts of thorny issues. David Leddy examines the pitfalls. Many arts professionals are interested in creating or marketing...
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Glasgay was founded by Cordelia Ditton in 1993, establishing Scotland?s first lesbian and gay arts festival as a biennial celebration of the best work internationally and locally across a range of...
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The London Gay Symphony Orchestra was founded in May 1996 by a group of friends led by Robin Gordon-Powell, also its first conductor. The orchestra rapidly grew in size and in October 1996 we gave...
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The London Gay and Lesbian Film Festival (LGLFF) has roots dating back to 1977, when the National Film Theatre?s Richard Dyer programmed ?Images of Homosexuality?, the first ever focused season of...
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?Customer Care? means thinking about your customers and responding to their needs. But what exactly does this mean for the arts. Beth Aplin explores the key issues. In commercial organisations, the...
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It is not by chance that the Cambridge Corn Exchange is the only concert hall in the country to have been awarded three consecutive Charter Marks in recognition of the quality of its customer...
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Ticket cancellation has always been a contentious issue, says Graham Berg. Many venues adopt a no cancellation/no refund policy. Others, in an attempt to enhance their levels of customer care,...
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In collaboration with the Royal National Institute for the Blind, Glasgow Film Theatre (GFT) has become the first independent cinema in the UK, and the only venue in Scotland, to pilot the DTS (...
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Thirty five years ago the Watermill opened its doors to the public for the very first time, writes Jill Fraser. The season lasted only a few weeks. Today the Watermill is open year round. The company...
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Having fought a long and public battle opposing the Arts Council of England?s (ACE) plan to create a single national arts funding organisation, the highly-regarded Robert Hutchison has quietly and...
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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;...
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Following the announcement by the Board of Southern Arts that it has agreed in principle to transfer its staff, assets and liabilities to a single national arts funding body on March 31, Robert...
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Review by Dr Janet Summerton, Convenor of Arts and Cultural Management Studies, University of Sussex and a Researcher, Writer and Consultant. (South West Arts, 2001 ISBN 1 874396 29 9 £5.00 [£7.72...
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The Disability Rights Commission (DRC) has launched a new Code of Practice advising businesses and services in Britain how to overcome physical barriers to access for disabled people. The DRC is...
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Title: Administrative Director Name of Organisation: Richard Alston Dance Company Phone: 020 7387 0324 Email: chris.may@theplace.org.uk How long in present post? Four years What does your...
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The Dome Concert Hall in Brighton, which was due to re-open on February 24 after a £22m re-building and refurbishment project, finally opened its doors for the first time on March 2 with two...
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A programme mix that will include new drama, world cinema, literature and cultural debate is to be launched as part of the BBC?s free-to-air digital channel BBC Four, due to launch next month. Roly...
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Protection of intellectual property was considered for a long time to be a dull and technical subject and something that most people in the white heat of creation would worry about later, writes...
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A four year project to bring to bring music to local communities across the UK has been launched by City of London Sinfonia (CLS) in partnership with March...
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The Arts Council of England has announced the recipients of six dance fellowships worth £30,000 each. The fellowships have been awarded to Mark Baldwin, Matthew Hawkins, Bode Lawal, Liz Aggiss, Pit...
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It is useful to distinguish between Property and Intellectual Property (IP) for the purposes of insurance, explains Mark Boon. Insuring artwork, recordings and film falls under the heading Property,...

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