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Title General Secretary / Director Organisation Association of Festival Organisers (AFO) / Mrs Casey Music How long in post? 16 years / 29 years t: 01629 760345 e: steve@mrscasey.co.uk...
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Yet another regional theatre is set to close following the announcement by the Executive Committee of Three Rivers District Council (TRDC) that it is recommending the closure of the 481-seat...
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Vanessa Hart gives a personal view of the challenges facing local authority venues attempting to balance the demands of funders with the needs of audiences. Arts budgets within local...
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Concerns over proposals to make performance of secular music in places of public worship licensable throughout the country (see ArtsProfessional issue 40, December 16) have led to a change of heart...
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Scottish Arts Council (SAC) has announced its 2003/4 budget to support Scotland?s arts. The focus for its £60m fund has been placed firmly on providing additional support for its core-funded arts...
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Wilsthorpe Community School in Long Eaton, Nottingham has won an education award worth £15,000 from BT to help develop a virtual art project. BT gives away £100,000 every term to schools that use...
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The Arts and Humanities Research Board (AHRB) is to become a fully-fledged UK-wide research council, funded by the Office of Science and Technology. The AHRB has grown significantly since its launch...
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The Arts Council of England and BBC English Regions have initiated a project entitled ?Roots? to generate a higher broadcast profile for African, Asian, Caribbean and Chinese arts and culture. 11...
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ARTS SERVICES Arts Marketing Hampshire ? developing audiences in Southern England. Research, project monitoring...
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With almost 140 festivals in the UK attracting audiences of over 4 million in any one year, what is that makes a festival a festival? Geoff Rowe explores their role and how they fit into the arts...
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Chicken Shed Theatre Company, the largest inclusive professional theatre company for young people in the UK, is launching a unique distance-learning programme in conjunction with Middlesex...
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At Sadler?s Wells we?re using text messages in a number of ways, writes Hans de Kretser, but most recently for reserving last minute discounted tickets that are booked directly to our ticketing...
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News that QUEST, the arts and culture watchdog, has ceased to exist (p3) may surprise many. Why? Because, firstly it?s no longer news ? it happened in during the summer of 2002. Secondly and perhaps...
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Ever wondered how to harness the often annoyingly familiar chirp of someone else?s mobile phone for the benefit of your organisation, asks Adam Wallace? Well, the first step is to register people to...
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The Ambassador Theatre Group has appointed Derek Nicholls (pictured), currently Director of Belfast?s Grand Opera House, as the new Chief Executive of the Churchill Theatre, Bromley. Helen...
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Title Director Organisation Cultural Industries Development Agency (CIDA) How long in post? Since February 2001 t: 020 7247 4710 e: info@cida.co.uk What does your organisation do? CIDA is...
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QUEST, the independent Quality, Efficiency and Standards Team set up by former Culture Secretary Chris Smith to identify and promote good practice within the cultural sector, was closed last year...
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Elizabeth Adlington believes that changes in the environment facing venue managers require them to play more than just a supporting role in relation to touring ? they must assume an active role as...
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Ken Livingstone, the Mayor of London, has launched a major London theatre promotion with the aim of broadening the range of theatre audiences. Only a third of the annual 12 million visits to West End...
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The Incorporated Society of Musicians (ISM) has criticised the latest proposals by the Department for Education and Skills (DfES) for extending the role of support staff in schools to include the...
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The first visible signs of the new Creative Quarter being developed in Folkestone?s old town have now appeared with the placing of a Sophie Ryder sculpture (pictured) on a bombsite that has been...
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As part of Xposure, the annual London Festival of Disability Arts, Jacksons Lane has announced a production commission to the value of £6,000, funded by London Arts? Theatre Unit. The commission aims...
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A campaign to ?Save the Short Story? has been initiated by Northern Arts. The campaign stems from a survey of writers conducted by Mslexia magazine. The research found that although over two thirds...
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ARTS SERVICES Arts Marketing Hampshire ? developing audiences in Southern England. Research, project monitoring...
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As a packaging device for policies and initiatives seeking to reduce inequalities of wealth and cultural access in inner cities, how valuable a concept are cultural quarters? Cany Ash examines the...

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