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The situation has never been better for engaging young people in the arts. But how do we ensure that current education and marketing initiatives are securing diverse arts audiences for the future?...
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Encouraging boys and young men into dance is something many organisations are currently working hard at, none more so than The Point, Eastleigh, writes Miranda Johnson. Situated between Southampton...
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The Arts Council of Wales (ACW) appears to be poised on a very precarious knife edge. At the very moment when it has been unexpectedly tasked with justifying its own existence (p3), it is also...
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Imagine yourself as a fly on the wall of a typical arts organisation?s board meeting. Chances are you?ll find a group of informed, committed and influential people, writes Steve Ball. But how...
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Francesca Eyles is leaving her position as Press and Media Officer for the Liverpool Everyman and Playhouse, for a new role with Rambert Dance Company. The Grand Pavilion, Porthcawl has appointed...
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Gillian Bates questions the way that city planners are jumping onto the cultural bandwagon. Anyone remember when the first multiplex cinemas hit Britain? It was an innovation, wasn?t it? Not two...
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Nominations for Northern Ireland?s 2005 Arts...
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Scotland has never been short of critics willing to harangue politicians? treatment of the arts. Is this criticism justified, ask Stephen Fitzpatrick and Claire Downs, or are there grounds for...
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?7% of the population of this country owns 84% of the wealth.? This statistic, taken from The Economist magazine in 1966, gave 7:84 Theatre Company Scotland its name and reveals the company?s...
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Astley Hall is a 16th century house in Chorley, Lancashire, that came under local authority ownership in the 1920s. Situated in the middle of the town?s only public park, it holds the legacy of...
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Mahmood Reza provides an ABC of VAT.
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Raising funds internationally requires a great deal more planning and organisation than fundraising at home. David Wickert outlines some of the issues that must be addressed before you can approach...
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A major survey of venues affected by the Licensing Act 2003, which is due to come into force next year, has uncovered widespread ignorance about the implications of the legislation. Over 75% of those...
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The American Patrons of Tate office opened in New York in September 1999, in response to generous support from American collectors for the building of Tate Modern. Although our American charity was...
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Arts organisations in London will unite in a day-long festival in Trafalgar Square on September 26 to launch The Big Draw 2004. ?Art on the Square: Join the Party? is the culmination of the summer...
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In attempting to stage arts events internationally, the first port of call for a British artist or arts organisation should be the British Council, writes Sarah Gillett. The British Council works...
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That 79% of licensees most likely to be affected by the new Licensing Act (p1) are largely unaware of the impact this legislation will have on their business, is sadly predictable. The MORI survey...
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What is the ?proof of the pudding? when it comes to research and evaluation? asks Ylva French. That?s the question which a number of eminent speakers will aim to answer at the Campaign for Museums?...
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Visual Associations (formerly Axis) has appointed Timandra Gustafson (pictured), previously Head of Visual Arts for Northern Arts, as its new Executive Director. Hayley Harding and Liz Aston have...
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Arts Services Creative Futures website ? promote your organisation, advertise your vacancies, work placements and projects free. CV?s and portfolios of students and graduates from CADISE partner...
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Unease is growing across the UK about the scope of a consultation process currently taking place to establish priorities for the Big Lottery Fund. Although the consultation period is not due to...
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Paul Cockle feels that circus is too often treated as the poor relation in the arts. Over recent years, an increasing number of large and well-funded foreign circus companies have come to Britain...
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The Dublin based Contemporary Music Centre (CMC), which, since 1985, has provided promotion, archiving and support services to composers of new music across the whole island of Ireland, will be...
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The Scottish Cultural Commission, established by the Scottish Executive earlier this year to investigate the national arts infrastructure and make recommendations for future policy, has finalised its...
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A £150,000 initiative to raise awareness of contemporary crafts among young people in Scotland has been rolled out to 14 local authorities across the country. Established by the Scottish Arts Council...

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