From issue 77
An audit of the levels of activity in Irish language and Ulster Scots artforms has culminated in the publication of a report that makes a number of suggestions as to how Northern Ireland?s indigenous...
From issue 77
The 24 Hour Museum?s kids zone website, at http://www.show.me.uk, has won the award for best Arts, Culture and Heritage project at the Charity Awards 2004. The site displays digital content from...
From issue 77
Given the increase in international presentations in the UK over the past thirty years, and issues such as cultural diversity and globalisation frequently being addressed in the arts, is there an...
From issue 77
Stage Exchange is a new programme taking place in Yorkshire and the Humber region, which aims to enable venues and touring companies to develop long-term relationships beyond the often frustrating...
From issue 77
Libex, the international job-exchange scheme for library and information staff, acts as a clearing house for those who are interested in arranging job exchanges with library staff in other countries...
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Developing and sustaining a cultural network requires patience and a clear set of priorities. Stephen Cashman reflects on the establishment of The Network of Audience Development Agencies, and the...
From issue 77
The London Arts in Health Forum (LAHF) is a London-based network of health and arts professionals. As the field of arts in health has become more diverse and more widely appreciated, the need for a...
From issue 76
The Big Lottery Fund, the new organisation formed from the merger of New Opportunities Fund and the Community Fund, has launched a public consultation. The public will be asked to help determine its...
From issue 76
Our very best wishes to Scottish Youth Theatre (SYT) and its plans to create “the first custom-built arts centre for young people... in the UK” (ArtsProfessional, issue 74, May 17, p11...
From issue 76
I was very interested to read the pieces by Anne Roberts and Beth Aplin (ArtsProfessional, issue 72, April 19 and issue 74, May 17) about making box offices more proactive. I wholeheartedly endorse...
From issue 76
Training is a vital part of the arts industry and through it, the arts can directly engage with the emerging national drive to raise skill levels, claims Brian Kelly. Training and skills (...
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Loughborough College is a medium-sized Further Education College based in the heart of the East Midlands. Though it boasts a rapidly growing music section and a reputation for business development,...
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“I wonder how many of you have looked at advertising hoardings recently and noticed anything different?”, asks Geoffrey Joyce. “They are now encased in working-at-height platforms...
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After months of speculation, leaks and heated argument, a plan has been drawn up setting out the future of Scottish Opera. The troubled national company will receive a recovery package totalling £7m...
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UK Copyright Legislation sets out various rules for determining the author of any type of copyright work. Generally he/she is defined as ‘the person who creates [the work]’. However, this...
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Barclays Bank has seconded one of its strategy and change managers to work with Rosetta Life, an artist-led organisation that enables hospice-based patients to work with a variety of artforms....
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Established 1989 e: info@spitalfieldsfestival.org.uk How it all began… Under the direction of Richard Hickox, the 1989 Spitalfields Festival launched its Education...
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The deal brokered this week by the Scottish Arts Council between the Scottish Executive and Scottish Opera (p1) may bring about a cease-fire in the war between the Executive and the country’s...
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How can an independent amateur choir survive in an increasingly competitive marketplace? Simon Ible gives some advice. Choral singing has been, for some 150 years, one of the mainstays of local...
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The Arts and Humanities Research Board has appointed Damian Popolo as its new International Affairs Manager, with responsibility for representing the UK arts and humanities community in...
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The Royal Liverpool Philharmonic’s Education and Participation Department offers choral opportunities for children aged from 7 to 18, writes Judith Agnew. With activities ranging from...
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In a move that closely mirrors the recent publication by the UK Government of a draft Charities Bill for England and Wales (ArtsProfessional Issue 75, May 31, p1), the Scottish Executive has issued...
From issue 76
As a result of the relationship with a professional orchestra, The Scottish Chamber Orchestra’s (SCO) 60-strong non-professional chorus has a wide repertoire, writes Rod Bain. In the past...
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A review undertaken by The National Galleries of Scotland (NGS) has presented a number of recommendations in an attempt to address the organisation’s “substantial and growing financial...

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