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The Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) will be selling £5 tickets to young people for all 150 performances in its forthcoming London season at the Albery Theatre from November 2004 to May 2005. The new...
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Sir Christopher Frayling, Arts Council England Chairman, warns of the implications of the Government?s 2004 Spending Review for the arts in England. Where culture is concerned, the immediate...
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A new national agreement outlining terms and conditions of employment for administrative staff working in performing arts organisations, has been successfully negotiated by the Independent Theatre...
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A South Asian arts development agency will be bringing paintings to life at the National Gallery in London this summer. Birmingham based SAMPAD has been commissioned to develop two special...
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Government promises of an average annual increase of funding to the Department for Culture Media and Sport (DCMS) of 2.3% until 2007/08 have been met with dismay by Arts Council England Chairman Sir...
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An artist-led professional development programme for emerging British theatre artists has been launched by Tamasha Theatre Company in the form of a membership programme offering workshops, intensive...
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Ticketing in the arts sector has traditionally been tied to marketing, but has implications for the whole organisation. Zuleika Beaven and Chantal Laws explain why ticketing is fundamental to venue...
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Since early 2003, the Arts Council of Northern Ireland (ACNI) has been looking into audience development and ticketing needs across the province, writes Andrew Muir. The first major recommendation of...
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Ever had the box office blues? asks Vanessa Bradley. The symptoms are many. They include watching staff sitting around with no incoming calls; the computer system crashing; customers complaining they...
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Presenting the arts in historic buildings has always been a challenge. Pauline Ross, looks at the development and future of The Playhouse in Derry. Back in the bleak midwinter of 1991, I was shown...
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Working in the context of the visual arts, Mary Johnson looks into the family-friendly phenomenon, what exactly it means and how a venue can achieve it. Ten years ago, when my son was very young I...
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A committee of MPs has called on museums and galleries to be more business-like in generating additional revenues and not to rely on public funding. The House of Commons Public Accounts Committee...
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The Victoria Art Gallery is owned and operated by Bath and North East Somerset Council and sits alongside the Roman Baths and Museum of Costume in the Council?s Heritage Services Division, writes...
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A new task force is set to tackle the issues arising for arts and creative businesses because of rapid developments in technology. The Creative Industries Forum on Intellectual Property will...
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Earlier this month, Eureka!, the museum for children in Halifax, launched an interactive music gallery called SoundSpace, writes Katy Conway. The new gallery utilises interactive technology...
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The British Academy has launched a review urging the government not to neglect the arts. The review, entitled ?That full complement of riches?, argues that the arts, humanities and social sciences...
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The role of culture in regeneration is being highlighted with the publication of two documents that seek to define successful communities as those with culture at their heart. A consultation paper, ?...
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Eureka! The Museum for Children in Halifax is opening a new interactive music gallery this month. With a variety of hands-on exhibits, SoundSpace will enable children aged 3?12 years to explore the...
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Theatre venues across the UK are being invited to participate in the first UK audience benchmarking survey, a new initiative that aims to provide arts organisations with accurate but low-cost...
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Arts consultant Susie Hargreaves (pictured) has been shortlisted for the 2004 European Women of Achievement Awards, which celebrate achievement in Europe among women in six categories, including...
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The London bid to host the Olympics in 2012 is not just an opportunity for a great sporting spectacle, but also a chance for our capital city to celebrate its cultural heritage. Jude Kelly explains...
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?The Greater Game: Sport, War and Peace? is an exhibition at Imperial War Museum North (running until November 1) that looks at how sport can bring sides together, writes Emma Parsons. The Museum...
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Freight, a Glasgow-based design consultancy, was looking for an imaginative way both to promote its creative design skills and to support the arts, writes Jane Macfarlane. The company?s creative team...
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Arts organisations are accustomed to innovation and entrepreneurship, two ingredients central to change. However, many organisations prove vulnerable to transition. Graeme Jennings looks at how...
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Whilst working in a variety of arts organisations I have had to learn the art of being adaptable to change; to lead change and not be a victim of it, says Jill Low. However, nothing could have...

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