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BBC Learning Zone is to screen a series of programmes about Working in the Arts starting January 13 from 5am to 6am on BBC2. Using interviews with people working in the arts the series provides...
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As a freelance marketing and publicity manager I rely on the box office to convert my efforts into sales. But my recent experience at two regional venues suggests that the box office is capable of...
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Andrew Ridal (ArtsProfessional issue 39, Letters, p2) asserts that Keith Diggle?s definition of audience development fails to incorporate the notion of customer wants and needs. But Diggle?s...
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In the past two decades, arts professionals have become used to change as the entire cultural sector, ranging from the national galleries to the smallest community workshops, has experienced a...
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Review by Dr Hans-Christian Andersen, Course Leader MA in Tourism Resource Management and NBS Co-Ordinator for the North Sea Masters at the University of Northumbria (Routledge 2002, ISBN 0 415 23682...
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ArtsProfessional welcomes Gillian Bates to contribute an occasional column taking a look at the lighter side of life and work as a freelancer in the arts. What?s the (Power) Point? I have just...
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A definitive verdict of the impact of the National Lottery on the UK?s cultural infrastructure will be some time coming, writes Adrian Ellis. The weighing of architectural failures against financial...
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The third part of Barclays? £1.9m arts sponsorship ?Invest and Inspire?, which aims to make the arts more accessible, is to enable the forthcoming Titian exhibition at London?s National Gallery to...
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One of the arts? most enduring commercial sponsorship relationships is due to end in July next year when BT releases its title sponsorship of the BT Scottish Ensemble (pictured) after a 10-year...
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Visiting Arts has updated its publication ?Cutting Through the Red Tape?, a guide to the practical issues involved in bringing artists in from overseas, such as work permits, visas, Foreign...
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Neil Blunt believes that formal training methods which address generalities with broad truisms can often be as unhelpful as they are expensive. He explains why mentoring offers an effective...
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In a formal setting in my mentor?s office, our first one-hour meeting destroyed all the comfortable certainties of my professional life, writes Barbara Woroncow. Probing questions and acute...
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Whilst it is relatively easy to find references to mentoring schemes it can be more of a challenge to find out how effective they really are, writes Jules Cadie. But our investigation for North...
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The vital nature of the arts, coupled with their under-funding, means that hundreds of people like myself find it increasingly difficult to break into the profession, writes Anna Howitt. A year...
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A new Bill governing the licensing of public entertainment in England and Wales has provoked a growing tide of opposition from representative groups across the arts sector. The Bill, introduced to...
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ARTS SERVICES Arts Marketing Hampshire ? developing audiences in Southern England. Research, project monitoring...
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Artists and arts organisations in the East of England are to share a prize fund of £70,000, in East England Arts? (EEA) ?6 of the Best? awards. The winners, who were nominated by colleagues in the...
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Any organisation committed to arts education faces a range of challenges. Jim Gatten explores how new technologies can help address these, and previews a debate that will begin at the arts4schools...
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Government plans to require just about anyone who wants to stand up and sing or play music (p1) to go and find themselves a venue that has gone to the trouble and expense of obtaining a licence...
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Steven Barwell explores how time spent on methodical and detailed prospect research can result in major gifts, bringing benefits to the long-term future of an arts organisation. Development in the...
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London Assembly member and former Islington councillor Jennette Arnold has been appointed to chair the Greater London Authority?s Cultural Strategy Group for London, replacing Yasmin Anwar. Simon...
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A key part of the Oxford Playhouse overall fundraising strategy is to seek support and involvement from the broad base of audience members, says Julia Dry. Talking to people on a one-to-one basis...
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Plans to establish a National Theatre in Scotland have been put on hold in favour of a greater commitment to Scotland?s regional theatres, according to Scotland?s First Minister, Jack McConnell,...
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Watermill delivers cutting-edge theatre in an idyllic and picturesque rural setting, explains Susan Foster. This is a striking combination which, over the years, has generated a sense of pride,...
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A contract to deliver a strategy for developing the export potential of the performing arts sector has been won by the Independent Theatre Council (ITC), which will be working in partnership with a...

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