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A group of leaders representing UK museums have issued a ?Manifesto for Museums?, calling for a five-year programme of investment to sustain the sector and build for the future. According to the...
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Uzma Hameed thinks there is more to reflecting cultural diversity than recreating cultural conformity. When I founded The Big Picture Company seven years ago, it was with the burning desire to...
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The Community Fund?s Strategic Grants programme is to be refocused. New applicants to the scheme are being expected to demonstrate how their projects will tackle the causes of poverty and...
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Arts Services Creative Arts East. Arts Round-up: publicity distribution Service from 100 to 1000 outlets. Artefax: arts direct mail service. Get yourself noticed! Contact: communications@...
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Following a ballot of West End musicians, the Musicians? Union (MU) has reached a strategic compromise in its dispute with Cameron Mackintosh Ltd over the use of the Realtime Music Solution Sinfonia...
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Name Ian Liston Title Producer/Director/Actor Organisation The Hiss...
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Following a decision by the governing Council of the Arts Council of Ireland to set aside its five year strategy, Director Patricia Quinn, who was the principal architect of the Arts Plan 2002-2006,...
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Minority ethnic communities may be better represented on the bookshelves but they are pitifully under-represented in UK publishing houses. In this excerpt from a report on the decibel/Bookseller...
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A new web resource featuring artists and arts organisations who have used grant funding for training and development to further their careers has been created by Arts Council England, East Midlands...
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As a child I hated being laughed at, writes Gerry Thompson. But after a while I began to discover that making people laugh was a powerful and influential pursuit ? and even enjoyable. Eventually I...
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The Welsh Assembly Government has issued a detailed remit setting out the role it expects the Arts Council of Wales (ACW) to play in the delivery of its strategic agenda, ?Wales: A Better Country?....
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OSJ Soundynamics, a partnership between Orchestra of St John?s and the creative arts charity Create, was developed from the work we do through our OSJ Offstage education and community programme,...
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Under Arts Council England?s New Audiences programme, audiences can include attenders, readers, buyers, viewers, listeners, online users and participants. While targeting participants has been...
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The Paul Hamlyn Foundation has launched Musical Futures, a £2m project to develop a tool-kit that will help local education authorities and schools to overcome teenagers? barriers to music education...
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Plans to develop Britain?s first dedicated centre for carnival arts have been kickstarted by the award of £1.5m of capital Lottery funding. The £5.5m project will be based in Luton and will offer an...
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The RSA Art for Architecture scheme has closed after 13 years, following the reallocation of funding by The Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment (CABE) to a new £500,000 programme to...
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The Tate website has won a BAFTA in the Best Online Factual category at the Interactive Entertainment awards. The awards, now in their sixth year, are designed to reward achievements across the new...
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Wakefield Theatres? new fundraising campaign has received an early boost with the donation of a new play by John Godber. Beef and Yorkshire Pudding, which draws on Godber?s own experiences growing up...
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Taking The Lead, a training course for Black and Asian individuals working in performing arts management, is being presented by the Independent Theatre Council. The day long course is on March 12 at...
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Great Answers to Tough Marketing Questions By P R Smith (1999, Kogan Page, ISBN 0-7494-3018-4, £12-99 [£15.09 inc p...
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It doesn't matter how creative your copy, perfect your print or exciting your event... if your direct mail lands on a dud doorstep you may as well throw your budget in the bin! Rachel Hunnybun...
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30th anniversary Association of Illustrators, established 1973/74 e: info@a-o-illustrators.demon.co.uk B>How it all began? A small group of illustrators and agents formed the Association of...
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The National Endowment for Science, the Arts and Technology (NESTA) has been praised in a National Audit Office (NAO) report for the rigour of its funding decisions and the management of its awards...
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The Bridewell Theatre is to be found just off London?s Fleet Street, in a building which was originally a bath complex for the local print workers, writes Adrian Salmon. It dedicates itself entirely...

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