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In a public launch, with bells on, Arts Council England has declared itself an advocate for the arts nationally, rather than ?just a funding body?, writes Suzi Clark-Britton. It would seem that...
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In the current environment, characterised by diminishing public investment alongside an increase in the population of arts organisations, the need for sponsorship is becoming ever more pressing,...
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As new Government policies on child protection and criminal disclosure have emerged, Arts Council England has responded by developing new guidelines which will have an impact on funded individuals...
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100th BIRTHDAY National Art Collections Fund (Art Fund), established 1903 w: http://www.artfund.org How it all began In 1903 a group of art enthusiasts started the charity, the National Art...
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The Belgrade Theatre in Coventry has received a grant of £50,000 from the Heritage Lottery Fund for its ?Discovering the Mysteries? project. The project comprises ?The Mysteries 2003?, a new...
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An occasional column for invited writers to raise issues that concern them SMART objectives or daft objectives? An increasingly common requirement from funding bodies is for bids to include SMART...
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Research and development agency Métier has secured £400,000 from the European Social Fund towards a major research programme into diversity in the arts and media, forming part of their ?Creative...
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The Supermarket Symphony, by Barry Russell, was performed for the first time on Thursday April 10 at ASDA in Harpurhey, North Manchester. Local people, school children and ASDA staff joined members...
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A new poll commissioned for Arts and Business (A...
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Dr Fiona Spiers, Director of Development at Yorkshire Sculpture Park (YSP) confessed herself ?thrilled? with a new funding award of £3.5 million from the European Regional Development Fund and...
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Arts Council England, the Scottish Arts Council and the Arts Council of Wales have jointly commissioned a study into the ways that data about audiences might be better used within the arts sector as...
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Andy Lee explains how demystifying the funding system to encourage the widest possible range of people to apply for support has opened the door for the creative regeneration of Slough. Every other...
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Besides being Hampshire-based and showing mainly contemporary visual art, ArtSway, Aspex Gallery, The John Hansard Gallery, The Millais Gallery, Southampton City Art Gallery and The Winchester...
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?Only one thing afflicts me,? John Marston wrote to readers of his play The Malcontent, ?to think that scenes invented merely to be spoken should be enforcively published to be read?. Shakespeare...
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Sean Egan considers the legal issues arising from the departure of members of staff, and the need to enter into compromise agreements. I am sure that every arts organisation has at some stage...
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Madness, it seems, is in vogue and black moods are the new black. And since links between mental illness and creative genius are nothing new, it makes sense that the connection is being explored,...
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As the UK Film Council announces a funding boost, distributing £325,000 of Lottery money to young film-makers, the National Audit Office (NAO) has published its report into the British Film Institute...
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Clean Break Theatre Company provides a free, women-only programme of education and training for those who have been through the criminal justice and/or mental health systems, writes Martha Oakes...
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Union Dance will be appearing as part of the decibel performing arts showcase from May 2-5 in Manchester. ?Permanent Revolution (V2R)? is a collaboration with multimedia artists Thomas Gray and...
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I write in response to your article ?Fine words or hot air? (ArtsProfessional issue 46, March 24). Our document, ?Vision for Partnership?, states publicly for the first time that Arts Council...
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Ploughing through newspaper supplements detailing every possible outcome of the Chancellor?s annual Budget is a challenge that many of us prefer not to face. Yet one small detail of this year?s...
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ARTS SERVICES Arts Marketing Hampshire ? developing audiences in Southern England. Research, project monitoring...
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Jeanette Siddall, Director of Dance UK since 2000, will become Director of Dance at Arts Council England in June. Arts Council England has also appointed Tony Panayiotou as its first Director of...
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In the wake of protests by Irish artists over its cuts in arts funding, Belfast City Council has announced that it is to award grants totalling almost £658,000 to 37 of the City?s arts and heritage...
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A ground-breaking programme conceived by BAC, Warwick Arts Centre and a consortium of UK venues, is creating a new model for theatre on tour. The initiative, known as ?This Way Up?, aims to provide...

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