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Louise Clements outlines the impact the Format photography festival has had on Derby and the East Midlands. For the past two years, the Format photography festival has presented a wide range of...
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The number of artist photographers in the UK is growing and opportunities for photographers are increasing, but Anna Reid argues that challenges still remain. This autumn, the UK has been graced...
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James Blackman, Co-Director of Creative Learning at the Lyric Hammersmith, names the people whove influenced his career in the arts. Peter...
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Year-long arts debate will attempt to shift Arts Council Englands traditional focus away from supply and towards demand. A large-scale public inquiry involving focus groups, meetings and one-to-...
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Amid all the attention that is given to measuring the impact of the arts, Nick Pollard argues that its possible to overlook the simple pleasure of participation. Participating in the voluntary arts...
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Plans are underway for Scottish Ballet to create a unique multi-arts production and presentation centre by building on an unused part of the Tramway site (pictured) in Glasgows inner city and by...
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Arts Council Englands revamped National Office has done away with the dedicated Touring Department. A risky strategy, argues Jodi Myers. Some companies exist to tour, some tour to exist and some...
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The worst thing that can happen when you launch a debate is that no one wants to take part. And whilst it can be pretty sure that the arts matter to arts professionals, Arts Council England (ACE) has...
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In the first of a new occasional series offering senior arts professionals an opportunity to reflect on the industry, Peter Stark suggests that careers in the arts cannot be measured through linear...
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Andrew Rawlinson (pictured) has been appointed as Theatre Manager of the Palace Theatre in Manchester. He was previously Executive Director and Chief Executive at Blackfriars Arts Centre, Boston...
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The Government has pledged to set up a Creative and Cultural Education Advisory Board to improve the development of creativity in schoolchildren and to review the Creative Partnerships (CP) programme...
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Social and environmental changes might force local authorities to re-focus their cultural provision. Paul Kelly gazes into his crystal ball. I recently attended a nalgao awayday where a discussion...
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The Government has given the go ahead for the development of a National Skills Academy for the Live Performing Arts and Music to be based in Thurrock, Thames Gateway. The academy will offer...
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An in-depth analysis of theatres social impact has attempted to identify the factors which can help companies achieve specific personal, communal or political purposes. The research, commissioned...
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Scotlands non-national museums and galleries are to be recognised for the first time through a new scheme that aims to make sure that important collections are identified, cared for, protected and...
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Thousands of artists around Britain are struggling to produce work in difficult conditions. Matthew Rooke looks at what constitutes a decent workspace for an artist. If you are an arts...
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Moving into new workspace can make all the difference to an arts organisation. Sarah Kennedy and Tim Wheeler assess the impact of Mind the Gaps move into a new home. At 18 years old, Mind the Gap is...
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Anna Rubycz lets us in on her online haunts. 1. http://www.enyan.co.uk Cheeky I know...
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This week sees the launch of a major provocation paper examining the place of education and learning in our national and regional performing arts and cultural organisations, published by Mission,...
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Millennium Commission wound up as body is created to distribute Olympic cultural funds. All remaining funds in the coffers of the Millennium Commission will be handed over to a new consortium of...
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Our salary survey feature in issue 132 reported average full-time arts sector salaries for the UK as a whole. But what if you live in London? Or in Scotland or Wales? What might you expect to be in...
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Anthony Gormleys controversial artwork in Crosby, Another Way, is among six pieces to be supported by an investment in large-scale iconic art in the North totalling £13m. Other artworks chosen...
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ArtsProfessionals salary survey has revealed the disparity between wages in the arts and other industries. Low salaries mean many arts workers are eligible for tax credits, but not all who are...
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Whatever the immediate outcome of the forthcoming spending round and the funding allocation that ultimately wends its way to the arts, one thing is certain: in the future, there will be more arts...

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