From issue 94
Half of the recent performances of Winnie the Pooh at the 1,900-seat Wales Millennium Centre (WMC) have included an inter-active introduction in Welsh. Judith Isherwood, Chief Executive of WMC said...
From issue 94
A shake-up in funding structures has enabled Belfast City Council to offer funding to a number of new arts organisations for the next financial year. A further eleven organisations, including Ulster...
From issue 118
Liverpools Bluecoat Arts Centre, currently undergoing a £10m redevelopment, has appointed Alastair Upton, former Director of Charleston, as Chief Executive. Martha Hawkins has joined as Head of...
From issue 118
ArtsProfessional reveals the career paths of the sectors senior managers Director, MMT Digital (since 2005) Fate, luck, a lot of fun (sorry, hard work) and a few good decisions have led me to a...
From issue 118
The Arts Council of Northern Irelands (ACNI) regional role and functions as an arts development agency in Northern Ireland have been endorsed in a major Review of Public Administration by the...
From issue 118
In the first of a new regular column, Pam Henderson looks at some of the basics of good people management. New research shows that while two-thirds of chief executives say they rely on their...
From issue 118
A new stream of Big Lottery funding, known as the BASIS programme, has been announced to support the work of organisations that themselves give support to community groups and voluntary organisations...
From issue 118
Ten areas across the country will pilot a scheme to operate a young peoples opportunity card which will offer discounted attendance at local arts events as well as from high street stores. The cards...
From issue 118
Details are now being finalised of a forthcoming independent Review of the role of the Arts Council of Wales (ACW), and a consultation about funding arrangements for the countrys six national arts...
From issue 118
Rising costs have hit Leicesters flagship new Performing Arts Centre less than a year into its building programme. The new Arts Centre will form the heart of Leicesters developing Cultural Quarter...
From issue 118
The first civil partnership at the New Wimbledon Theatre took place earlier this month when theatre employee Peter Burton and his partner Mark Armstrong made their vows on stage in front of over...
From issue 118
A summary of imminent changes to the rules governing Gift Aid has been published by the Museums Association. Charities are currently able to offer free admission to visitors in return for a...
From issue 118
Arts organisations are increasingly engaged with universities  and there are benefits for both sides, says Rosy Greenlees. There have always been relationships and collaborations between higher...
From issue 118
Attracting an audience of students can be challenging and requires fresh thinking, says Andrew Ridal. The Arena Theatre has been part of the University of Wolverhampton (previously Wolverhampton...
From issue 118
Improving understanding of the arts world is an important part of preparing students for working life says Adam Powell as he profiles Bath Spa Universitys Artswork programme. The problem with...
From issue 118
The arms-length principle is currently under threat across the UK, but was it only ever a thin veil enabling government to evade responsibility for making choices while masking its instrumental...
From issue 118
Graham Duxbury explains why artists hold a key to effective communication on global issues. Ever since what was then the ecology movement began to find its public voice in the mid 1970s, those...
From issue 118
DCMS and sponsored bodies could save millions on office accommodation. The Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) and its 24 sponsored bodies, including Arts Council England (ACE), the UK...
From issue 118
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From issue 118
A national forum for dance is to be established in Wales after a report by the Welsh Assembly raised concerns that dance was not seen as a priority for funding and suffers from a lack of strategic...
From issue 118
What does the concept of social space mean to artists, and where do audiences fit in? When Becky Shaw was commissioned to conduct a series of interviews with a diverse range of artists she noted...
From issue 118
The announcement that the Arts Council of Northern Ireland is to have its wings clipped (p3) and is likely to be facing a future as an arts development agency with some national funding...
From issue 118
Adopting good business practice is too often given a low priority by artists setting up their own businesses. But for a small business, avoiding management issues can store up troubles for the...
From issue 93
Liverpool?s preparations for its year as European Capital of Culture in 2008 have received a £4m boost through major sponsorship deals with two North West companies. The deals, each worth £2m, are...
From issue 93
Encompassing over 35,000 square feet, with two floors given over to exhibitions and two floors for artists? work, Newcastle?s Biscuit Factory describes itself as Europe?s biggest marketplace for...

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