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Creativity is a key part of childrens' early learning. Mary Fawcett and Penny Hay explain the thinking behind a project that sets out to establish creativity as an essential foundation of early...
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Engaging very young children in arts activity has the added benefit of attracting parents and older siblings. Steve Ball describes an innovative project designed to provide free theatre for babies...
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An overhaul of funding priorities for Esmée Fairbairn shifts focus to visual arts. The Esmée Fairbairn Foundation has amended its funding priorities to favour the visual arts over performing arts....
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Hopal Romans looks at the work Youth Music is undertaking to get young children engaged in music. In last month?s newsletter from the National Youth Choirs of Scotland (NYCOS), Lucinda Geoghegan, a...
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Ruthin Crafts Centre, Earthfall and No Fit State Circus (pictured) are among eight beneficiaries of a surplus in the Welsh Assembly Government?s (WAG) 2004/05 budget. The grants, which include £36,...
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London?s bid to host the 2012 Olympics has been billed as a ?once in a lifetime opportunity?. Tim Burley suggests it might lead to a lifetime of regret. So the New Opportunities Fund and the...
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When Liverpool was awarded the designation of European Capital of Culture 2008, the Government had already made it clear that the cost of staging the celebrations would be borne by local taxpayers...
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Creativity can flourish in prison despite the prejudices of both staff and prisoners. Erwin James reflects on his own experience of the arts in prison. Rehabilitation not retribution One of the...
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Simon Sharkey (pictured), Director of Cumbernauld Theatre, has been appointed to the National Theatre of Scotland as Associate Director (Education). He has worked in Scottish theatre since 1983...
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Tony Hawkhead believes that artists and planners share a responsibility to place the arts at the heart of sustainable communities. Those who say there are not enough police on the streets clearly...
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From Jonathan Brown, Secretary, the Society of Ticket Agents and Retailers (STAR) I?d like to update the situation regarding ticket price advertising raised in Tim Baker?s letter (AP issue 92, 28...
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Recent research indicates a misunderstanding of the potential market for contemporary art. Gerri Morris explores the dynamics that keep art and potential buyers apart. Two opposing views emerged...
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From Terry O?Sullivan, Open University Business School Alice Devitt bemoans the lack of investment in arts fundraisers (AP issue 92, 28 February). But the double whammy of skills shortage and minimal...
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In 1996 Will Ramsay, opened Will?s Art Warehouse in London to bridge the public?s increasing interest in contemporary art and the London gallery scene. The gallery was designed to make people feel...
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From Robert Livingston, Director, HI-Arts John Matthews asks (AP issue 92, 28 February) why budget prices are increasingly shown as inclusive of VAT, to the detriment of consultants? fees. He assumes...
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Encompassing over 35,000 square feet, with two floors given over to exhibitions and two floors for artists? work, Newcastle?s Biscuit Factory describes itself as Europe?s biggest marketplace for...
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Liverpool?s preparations for its year as European Capital of Culture in 2008 have received a £4m boost through major sponsorship deals with two North West companies. The deals, each worth £2m, are...
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Sarah Wiseman established the Sarah Wiseman Gallery in 1997 as a means of making original art available at affordable prices. ?Taste Buds highlighted for me the main conundrum faced by many...
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The world?s first digital screen network is to be established in an £11.5m deal between Arts Alliance Digital Cinema (AADC) and the UK Film Council. Designed to broaden the range of films available...
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The Ambassador Theatre Group (ATG) has taken over management of the Theatre Royal Glasgow from Scottish Opera in a deal that is expected to save the beleaguered national company some £250,000 a year...
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Festival and Events Management: An international arts and culture perspective Edited compilations of articles by a number of specialists in management disciplines are increasingly becoming the...
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Ballet Central and ScottishPower have won the Arts...
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Arts Services Microguide ? Independent advise on IT systems and applications. Impartial, pragmatic and cost effective advise on IT strategy, user requirements, software and supplier selection and...
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Culture Online, the Government scheme to establish a range of cultural websites, has received an additional £3m to spend on interactive projects in 2005/06. As well as commissioning new projects,...
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Just how does an arts practitioner climb the career ladder? ArtsProfessional?s series finds out how the sector?s managers and directors made it to where they are today! Chief Executive, The...

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