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As Scottish Ballet emerges from the depths of the past two years, the rewarding sight of positive press coverage around the company?s studios in Glasgow is greeting us all, writes Nick Parr. Not...
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One of London?s most famous public spaces has become its newest arts arena, as Trafalgar Square is re-opened following an eighteen-month construction project to improve the area. Part of the...
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Review by Phyllida Shaw, freelance researcher and writer specialising in arts policy (Arts Council England, 2002, ISBN 0-7287-0873-6, £10.00* or free at http://www.artscouncil.org.uk) Whether you...
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There are interesting times ahead for the Lottery (p1), which since its launch in 1994 has arguably been instrumental in some of the most glorious arts achievements (as well as some of the most...
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Dance Umbrella is the UK?s most adventurous dance promoter, and this year celebrates its 25th annual festival of contemporary dance from around the world, writes Carole Britten. It has never...
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Sune Nordgren, Director of the Baltic for the past six years, is to become founding director of the National Museum for Art, Architecture and Design in Norway. Arts...
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Dance UK established 1982 e: info@danceuk.org How it all began? Dance was emerging as a distinct and diverse artform, but receiving little attention from funders and policy-makers. A group of...
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Attempts by the music industry to influence the Licensing Bill have foundered, as Liberal Democrat Peers have withdrawn their support for a Conservative amendment which would have seen the...
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Kieran Cooper explains why database-driven websites should mean that out-of-date content is a thing of the past This web page is out of date I?m sure you?re familiar with the feeling you get when...
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A £20 million Lottery award towards the restoration, refurbishment and modernisation of the Royal Festival Hall (RFH) has been confirmed by Arts Council England (ACE). The ACE funding will be...
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Organisation South East Dance National Dance Agency Title Director How long in present post? Nearly five years t: 01273 202032 e: southeast.dance@virgin.net What does your organisation do...
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With just under £400,000 left to raise towards its £2.6m redevelopment, the Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith has launched a new fundraising appeal aimed at theatre professionals. The appeal is...
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A National Centre for Photography in Wales is one step closer following the announcement by the Arts Council of Wales of a £2.4m grant towards its establishment as part of a redevelopment of Margam...
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Qdos Entertainment and Midas, Jim Davidson?s pantomime company, are joining forces in a move that brings together the UK?s two leading pantomime producers. The combined organisation will operate...
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The 33rd National Festival of Music for Youth, the largest youth music festival of its kind in the world, will see 300 different music ensembles take over the three concert halls on London?s...
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Poetry Book Society, established 1953 http://www.poetrybooks.co.uk e: info@poetrybooks.co.uk How it all began? Founded by poet T S Eliot and friends to foster a love of contemporary poetry, the...
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The ASA?s ruling that Phoenix Dance Theatre?s publicity, depicting naked dancers who were not subsequently presented in the same state of undress during the actual performance (p4), might well raise...
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An occasional column for invited writers to raise issues that concern them Many new capital projects in the arts are taking shape and we can look towards an enriched society as a result; but Sean...
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Writer and Director Jeremy Raison is to become the new Artistic Director of the Citizens Theatre. He will take over from the triumvirate of Giles Havergal, Philip Prowse and Robert David. David...
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Review by Debbie Richards, freelance consultant (East England Arts 2002, ISBN 0-9523278-5-6 £12.50 [£15.34 inc p...
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A survey conducted amongst teachers and headteachers in 1,000 primary schools across the UK has revealed a determination amongst staff to secure the place of the arts in the curriculum, in the face...
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Review by Debbie Richards, freelance consultant (£12.50 [£15.34 inc. p...
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The Scottish Arts Council (SAC) has consolidated its previous artform committees into two new committees, one for the Creative Arts and the other for the Performing Arts, to help monitor its aims and...
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Organisation Arts Council England Title Director, Diversity How long in present post? 5 weeks e: tony.panayiotou@artscouncil.org.uk What does your department do? We address issues around...
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Estelle Morris, who resigned from her role as Education Secretary last year, amid controversy over academic standards, has made a surprise return to the Government as Arts Minister in the latest...

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