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With collaborative work there is always an element of risk, says Trystan Hawkins. Part of my role, as Artistic Director at Wysing Arts, is to assess the ‘risk factor’ of a project and...
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Arts organisations in Northern Ireland are set to benefit from a new funding scheme that will provide financial support for the installation of new computerised box office systems. The scheme,...
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10 years e: online@eastside.org.uk How it all began… It all began as a voluntary six-week summer project in 1994 when Christopher Enticott and Rakhee Jasani, East-Side’s joint...
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Proposals to amend the law on Gift Aid have been greeted with dismay by museums across the country. At present eligible museums can offer free admission in exchange for entrance donations, enabling...
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Howard Raynor saves you thousands of pounds buying hundreds of books on leadership and the time of visiting the twelve million or so web pages on leadership by giving you a one sentence overview...
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Who would argue that an investment of around £110m in curriculum-related creativity is money poorly spent? Creative Partnerships (pp 9-10) sounds like the ultimate panacea for the current problems of...
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Since its inception 18 months ago, Creative Partnerships has brought together children, teaching staff, local communities and professional artists in many fantastic and varied projects. Arts...
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Pollyanna Clayton-Stamm has joined Urbis from Cornerhouse, Manchester, where she was Exhibitions Organiser. John Nicholls has been appointed Managing Director of London Calling Arts. He was...
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Performances with the Birmingham Royal Ballet, garden designs in Slough, and building exhibits for a science museum in Norfolk are just some of the projects that have enriched school life in many areas of England, says David Armstrong.
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From John Matthews, Director of Matthews Millman There was a certain irony in the coincidence last issue (ArtsProfessional, issue 67, February 9) between my article in Sounding Board and the news...
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Gillian Bates takes a look at the lighter side of life and work as a freelance in the arts Hands up, arts colleagues, who has had training in disability awareness? Before I worked for a local...
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From David Dixon, Director of The Phone Room In the last issue of ArtsProfessional (issue 67, February 9), John Matthews complains that lack of communication between cultural organisations leads...
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Arts Council England (ACE ) has received a mixed appraisal from the House of Commons Public Accounts Committee (PAC) in a new report into the funding of fifteen major Lottery projects. While...
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On January 23, the first ever Arts Council England decibel award for culturally diverse achievement in the arts was presented at the South Bank Show Awards. The award winner, celebrated playwright...
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marketing:arts, an audience development agency based in Coventry has ceased trading. The decision to close was taken by the Board and staff of the company in December and current projects will be...
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decibel is holding an international two-day visual arts conference, A Free State, at the British Museum on March 18 and 19, 2004. The conference aims to create a space for artists and innovators to...
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The Chief Executive of Scottish Opera has written to the Friends of the organisation warning of “stark choices” for the troubled National Company. Referring to their “biggest...
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The Inland Revenue has caused outrage among film producers by closing a tax loophole without consultation with the industry. New rules will mean that investors who have established partnerships to...
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A new report by the National Audit Office (NAO) reveals that the 17 museums and galleries funded directly by the Department for Culture Media and Sport generated revenues of £107.5m in 2002/2003, in...
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Macrobert is located on the campus of the University of Stirling in the heart of central Scotland. Originally built in 1971 as Scotland’s first purpose-built arts centre, it was refurbished and...
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Gillian Bates takes a look at the lighter side of life and work as a freelance in the arts I’ve just been to a women of influence lunch – yes, moi! We had a superb lunch, speakers and...
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Many Scottish arts organisations are to receive no increase in their funding this year, as the extra £1m of unrestricted funding received by SAC from the Scottish Executive for 2004/2005 is targeted...
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John Matthews wants to cut back on the invention of wheels If there is one truth in the cultural world, it is that it never stops changing. The Arts Council centralises while museums, libraries...
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The Audit Commission has published a report offering a framework to help public service providers respond to their statutory duty to positively promote race equality. The report was based on a survey...

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