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The British Council has launched a new website designed to improve UK creative industries? economic performance overseas. Supported by UK Trade...
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The theatrical experience begins long before the dimming of the house lights and the rise of the curtain. From the moment tickets are obtained, there is a sense of anticipation that increases...
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Following a lengthy drafting period, a final strategy document has been published, establishing a framework for London?s cultural activity over the next ten years. ?London: Cultural Capital?...
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Since December 2002 Spitalfields Festival has been ?On the Move?, writes Charlotte Ray. From its origins as a single-venue music festival based in the baroque masterpiece of Christ Church,...
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Tickets have gone on sale this week for performances at the Wales Millennium Centre (WMC). Montreal-based performance troupe Cirque Eloize?s new production, Rain (pictured), will be the first show...
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Nadine Andrews thinks it is worth revisiting the cultural diversity agenda in the arts. Although rarely stated explicitly, the reason for the promotion of diversity is that Britain has a problem...
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The Arts Council of Ireland has launched a selective consultation process to find a replacement for its axed Arts Plan 2002-2006. A number of key arts organisations and individuals have been...
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The Department for Culture, Media and Sport is running a three-month trial to enable non computer users, especially blind and partially-sighted people, to gain access to its website. Callers who...
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The arts can play an important role in rehabilitation of offenders and can be an important plank in preventing recidivism. Susan Ashmore explains how the arts can engage with offenders. ?Prisoners...
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The Government?s attempts to reform charity law have moved forward this week with the publication of a draft Charities Bill. At the heart of the Bill is a re-definition of charity, basing it on the...
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Britain leads the world in using the skills and talents of artists in creative health projects that are intended to engage and interest, uplift the spirit and stimulate the body, writes Peter...
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Belfast City Council has established a series of regular networking events designed to nurture links between the city?s tourism and cultural industries. Cultural tourism became a Council priority...
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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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A collective sense of sheepishness seems to pervade arts organisations when it comes to fighting the corner for our industry and our livelihoods. Be it a fear of the whining luvvy tag or a weariness...
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Since 1997, when tackling social exclusion became a high priority for government, Arts Council England (ACE) has set out to promote and demonstrate the role of the arts in inclusion, writes Nikki...
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Ros Lamont, Audience Development Manager at the Scottish Arts Council, will be taking over as Chief Executive of The Audience Business from David Jackson, who has left to become the Edinburgh?s...
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In the final instalment of his series on financial reports, Mahmood Reza looks at cash-flow statements and the management use and interpretation of financial statements.
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Gillian Bates takes a look at the lighter side of life and work as a freelance in the arts. People familiar with British classical music concerts will recognise the phenomenon known as ?The Cough...
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From Mark Pemberton, Chief Executive, National Operatic and Dramatic Association (NODA) While I am delighted that Arts Council England has issued such a weighty report on the contribution made by...
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The Essential Audiences series draws to a close this month. This series of monthly articles and extensive website content has begun to explore and disseminate the legacy of New Audiences. The final...
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The Centre national d?art et de culture Georges Pompidou was conceived by President Georges Pompidou, whose aim was to create an original cultural institution of modern and contemporary creation in...
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Handbooks are marvellous and essential reading for those setting up and running Friends groups, organising volunteers and rallying supporters, writes Carol Bunbury. They provide distilled wisdom...
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25th birthday Established May 1979 e: info@ottc.oxfordshire.co.uk How it all began? Oxfordshire Touring Theatre Company (OTTC) was set up in 1979 with the aim of providing theatre activities for...
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Overstretched and undervalued, box offices are often seen as a reactive sales tool. However, Beth Aplin believes they can become a proactive force in arts organisations. Anne Roberts pointed out...
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A comprehensive study of over 300 theatres across Britain has established that the theatre industry contributes £2.6bn annually to the UK economy. The survey, the first of its kind to be carried...

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