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As the traditional arts benefit from a significant increase in interest and funding from both the Scottish Arts Council (SAC) and the Scottish Executive, Moira Gibson sees a bright future for those...
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Strategic partnerships between local authorities and arts funding bodies must be flavour of the month. The Arts Council of Wales (ACW, p1) has drawn attention to the importance of its relationship...
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The founding fathers of trac, four Welsh traditional music enthusiasts (Stephen Rees, Ceri Rhys Matthews, Danny KilBride and Philip Freeman), established the organisation in 1997 with the...
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Urbis has announced the appointment of Tony Doherty, previously Director of Exeter?s Phoenix arts centre, as General Manager. His appointment follows the departure of Elizabeth Usher, who was...
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It?s all about connections. That?s definitely the theme at the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall in January each year when the city?s traditional music festival brings artists from the Celtic diasporas (...
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The potential for a centralised ticket booking facility to be set up for arts and cultural events taking place right across Scotland?s Highlands and Islands is being explored by Hi-arts, the arts...
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John Field (ArtsProfessional, issue 44, p10) makes an interesting contribution to the debate on the use of print in theatres ? but it is also important to consider the venue?s point of view too....
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A survey commissioned by the Arts Council of Wales (ACW) towards the end of 2002 has revealed that 43% of adults claim to attend arts events once a year or more often including musicals, opera,...
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Title Performance Programme Director Organisation The Sage Gateshead How long in post? 13 years as Co-Director of Folkworks; 2 years for the Sage Gateshead t: 0191 443 4570 e: ros.rigby@...
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Ruth Staple from South West Arts Marketing interviews Tamsin Loudon (pictured), Marketing Officer at Bridport Arts Centre, about the issues facing a rural venue which has to adopt a community focus...
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The city of Leeds has published its first ever cultural strategy, which identifies over £100m of investment for new developments in the cultural and leisure sector in the city over the next 5 years....
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Captioned performances aimed at making theatre accessible for people with hearing loss are on the increase across England as ten theatres prepare to offer Stagetext open captioning for the first...
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Arts Council England, East Midlands has named nine cultural organisations which will be participating in an initiative to stimulate the economy within the region by developing cultural tourism and...
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Ambassador Theatre Group (ATG) has struck a one-year management deal with the new owners of the 800-seat Playhouse Theatre in London?s Northumberland Avenue. The company will run the theatre on...
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A new art fair for contemporary crafts is to be launched next year by the Crafts Council in collaboration with the V...
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A report funded by Arts Council England studying the impact of Folk Festivals on Cultural Tourism has found that over three-quarters of a million people attend Folk Festivals in the UK in any one...
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ARTS SERVICES Arts Marketing Hampshire ? developing audiences in Southern England. Research, project monitoring...
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The introduction of the National Lottery in 1994 provided the first widespread opportunity for capital building programmes in the arts since the then Arts Council of Great Britain?s ?Housing the Arts...
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Any time now, Arts Council England is due to announce its criteria for the capital funding programme for the next three years, writes Judith Strong. The first round set aside £90m with a ceiling...
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Two of the Lottery fund distributors are to be merged, following an announcement by Culture Secretary Tessa Jowell that the Government has decided to join the New Opportunities Fund and the Community...
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Title Director Organisation Brouhaha International How long in post? 7 months t: 0151 709 3334 e: giles@brouhaha.uk.com What does your organisation do? An arts and cultural development...
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Every primary school pupil in Scotland has been promised the opportunity to have free music tuition. The Scottish Executive is providing an extra £17.5m over the next three years to enable all local...
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The London Institute, the umbrella organisation for Camberwell College of Arts, Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, Chelsea College of Art and Design, London College of Fashion and...
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The future of Brecon Jazz Festival, which this year celebrates its 20th anniversary, has been secured through a one-off grant of £381,000 from the Welsh Assembly. £111,000 will be paid to the...
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Although not due for completion until 2004, the shell of the new theatre in Kingston upon Thames will host an extraordinary Spring Season in its unfinished main auditorium this month, for audiences...

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