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Negotiations are continuing between Cameron Mackintosh Limited and the Musicians? Union over plans to reduce the size of the orchestra for Les Miserables when the production moves along Shaftesbury...
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Name Jane Willis Title Director How long in present post? Two years Organisation Willis Newson Arts and Health Consultants t: 0117 924 7617 e: jane@willisnewson.co.uk What does your...
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The National Disability Arts Forum has established an online store to provide a shop window for artwork and a research tool for those working in the field of disability arts. w: http://cnb-host4....
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The decibel visual arts platform has focused attention towards Black and Asian artists working in England today. As artist Raimi Gbadamosi explains, the platform has uncovered a minefield of issues...
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Three Lottery-funded London venues are set to open within the next month, though all three have faced set-backs in their development. Hackney Empire re-opens on January 28 following a £15m...
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Freedom of speech, freedom to imagine the intimate, freedom to configure space and freedom to build equity are all issues that Black and Asian visual artists face in the reality of their practice....
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Presenting independent films in a competitive marketplace presents challenges to cinemas and their funders. Kathleen Bondar suggests that funding bodies could do more to support exhibitors. Across...
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Running a cinema with a programme based on the quality of the films rather than their McDonald?s tie-ins is at times a perilous pursuit, writes Frances Longley. Three years ago mac, a diverse and...
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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 Board of the Worcester Swan Theatre is to close the theatre permanently after Worcester City Council confirmed that it will not be able to sustain the levels of funding support it has provided...
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Trefor Clwyd reviews theatrical activity addressing issues of human rights. Once upon a time, drama was about entertainment, much like bear-baiting and public hanging, but now it?s more about...
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A grant of almost £1m over three years has been made by the Paul Hamlyn Foundation to music north plus, the education and community team at Sage Gateshead. Its proposed project, ?Unlocking the...
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ARTS SERVICES Arts Marketing Hampshire ? developing audiences in Southern England. Research, project monitoring...
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Heather Newill is right (p11). Arts and cultural organisations are hugely susceptible to a wide range of continuing external influences: economic, political, demographic and cultural. As Munira Mirza...
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The East Midlands has a long history of welcoming and integrating immigrant communities, giving the region a diverse multi-cultural population. With the Home Office?s current Dispersal Programme the...
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Former Chief Executive of Southern Arts, Robert Hutchison, has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer of Oxford Inspires, the consortium behind the city?s bid to become European Capital of...
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Heather Newill describes the sequence of events, actions and internal momentum that have to combine to create the ultimately successful change initiative. Change ? When being right is no longer...
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A £18m funding uplift for the arts has been secured by Northern Ireland?s Department of Culture, Arts and Leisure, less than a month after Professor Brian Walker, Chairman of the Arts Council of...
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Title Director Organisation UK Arts International How long in post? Nearly 11 years ? founded the company t: 01905 26424 e: janryan@ukarts.com What does your organisation do? We tour,...
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A final report has been published by the task force established by the Clore Duffield Foundation in January last year, to consider ways of improving the standards of cultural leadership in the UK....
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A forthcoming conference debating The Changing Face of Venues will be taking place in Cheltenham next month. As media sponsor for the conference, ArtsProfessional has invited a number of the speakers...
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The London Development Agency has established a Creative Industries Commission to consider ways of increasing the competitiveness of London?s creative sector. It will comprise fifteen key industry...
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Goole Town Council has published a report detailing the findings of its innovative action research youth arts development programme. The programme, known as ?Latch-on?, included a diverse range of...

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