From issue 38
The biggest single commercial art space in the UK is due to open to the public this week at the Biscuit Factory in Newcastle?s Sandyford area. 32,000 sq feet of space, including 16,000 sq feet of...
From issue 38
Determining the correct tax and National Insurance status of freelancers has always been fraught with problems, especially with the advent of IR35 legislation and the Inland Revenue?s increasing...
From issue 38
Conduct a survey into the leisure pursuits of the great British public, and you will find that shopping tops the list of favoured hobbies. This is no great surprise. Towns and cites across the UK...
From issue 38
Review by Hugh Adams, chair of Cywaith Cymru.Artworks, Wales, a writer and freelance visual arts consultant (ed.) (Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, London, 2000 ISBN 0 903319 87 X Price: £10.99 [£14....
From issue 37
A performance by musicians from the BBC Philharmonic in the potato aisle of Asda in Harpurhey, Manchester has launched the Pop Up Project; a three year collaboration between the orchestra and North...
From issue 37
Groups form an essential part of the audience base for many arts organisations, yet relatively few spend much time and effort cultivating them. Adrian Phillips explains why marketers are missing a...
From issue 37
The Marlowe Theatre is a 993 seat venue in East Kent which plays host to a wide variety of shows ranging from Sunset Boulevard and Grease to Rolf Harris and Evelyn Glennie. It also presents the...
From issue 37
Tim Brinkman explains why he sees audience development as a way of looking at all artistic work in the light of where it may take the audience. A fourth way Here are three typical attitudes to...
From issue 37
Why make short films when you can make long feature-length ones? Suzanne Sherris explains the place of the short film industry and the role of the recently created regional screen agencies. As a...
From issue 37
An innovative project helping young film-makers across the UK discover what the industry is really like, has had a massive impact since it launched in May 2001, writes Caroline Ling. ?First Light? is...
From issue 37
Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff, Liverpool, Newcastle/Gateshead and Oxford are still in the running to become European Capital of Culture 2008 following the Government?s announcement of a short-list...
From issue 37
Brief Encounters, Bristol's annual celebration of short film, was born in 1995 with a budget of just £11,000 explains Clare Wilford. Although originally envisaged as a one-off celebration for the...
From issue 37
A hard-hitting drama about the dangers of fireworks, presented by Staffordshire?s award-winning New Vic Borderlines team, has been warning children at the county?s schools of the dangers of...
From issue 37
On October 3 at 7.30pm in the Arcadian Centre in Birmingham, celebrities, producers, directors, financiers, press and other industry professionals walked down the red carpet to the entrance of the...
From issue 37
The structure of support for audience development activity across the UK and England in particular, has always been somewhat amorphous, characterised by notable regional strengths, but also...
From issue 37
Mediation as an alternative to litigation ?Where there?s a hit, there?s a writ? is a good indication of the way many disputes arise but in an increasingly litigious society disputes will arise...
From issue 37
We all recognise that, for the popular press at least, conflict in the arts makes better copy than consensus. However I was disappointed that ArtsProfessional (Issue 36, October 21) chose to...
From issue 37
ArtsProfessional welcomes Kieran Cooper of Catalyst Arts to host an occasional column exploring the challenges of Information and Communication Technology. This week, how to decide when to upgrade...
From issue 37
Liz Smith has rejoined Scottish Ballet?s Marketing and Press team in the new role of Press Manager. Libby Jones, formerly Press and Marketing Assistant, has left the Company to join Scottish Opera...
From issue 37
Review by Elizabeth Owen, Senior Lecturer Arts and Events Management, Sheffield Hallam University (HEC Montreal, 2001, 2nd Edition, ISBN 2-9803081-8-8 £18.50 [£23.00 inc p...
From issue 37
The Association of British Concert Promoters (ABCP), which represents concert halls across the UK, has published a warning to the industry that forthcoming increases in the royalty for the concert...
From issue 37
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From issue 37
The highly regarded audience development agency MAX, which was originally established in 1991 as an ACE-funded membership-driven distribution and marketing services agency, is to be wound up at the...
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From issue 37
In a surprise announcement last week, Southend-on-Sea?s Cliffs Pavilion has confirmed that it is take on responsibility for the Westcliff Palace Theatre when it re-opens next year. A 600-seat...

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