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Although around four out of five adults in Scotland take part in some form of arts or cultural activity, adult participation has fallen from 85% of the population in 1998 to 78%, according to a...
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A new prize worth £100,000 to its winner is to be funded by the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation. The annual Gulbenkian Prize will replace the ?Museum of the Year? title and aims is to reward "the most...
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Oval House, which is housed in an "unassuming brick building more reminiscent of a municipal community centre than a cutting-edge theatre space", is to re-invent itself with new packaging: a seventy...
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The Lowry, one of the UK?s leading arts centres, has entered into a three-year partnership with the radio station Classic FM. The station will support various production and the two organisations...
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While we in the arts are convinced of the opportunities the arts can create for children and young people, the message has yet to reach and impress itself upon the wider business community. ?Arts...
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Praised for its beautiful acoustics, the main hall of the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam is one of the most famous concert halls in the world, says Jan Dieters. This privately funded building was...
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I founded Motionhouse Dance Theatre in 1988 with Kevin Finnan, writes Louise Richards. From doing everything ourselves ? workshops, performances and admin ? we now employ five dancers and two...
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This week ArtsProfessional welcomes Mahmood Reza of Pro Active Accounting to host an occasional column discussing some of the financial issues that face arts organisations.
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There has been much controversy surrounding the recent VAT case involving London Zoo and HM Customs and Excise (C...
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A £40m initiative to give thousands of school children in deprived areas throughout England the opportunity to engage with creative learning and participate in cultural activities, has been formally...
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From any perspective, English Touring Opera (ETO) has a pretty good thing to do: to bring opera productions to cities and towns that usually don?t get other subsidised opera, and to work with the...
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The Tron Theatre has appointed Neil Murray (pictured), the Administrative Director of the company for the past six years, as its new Director. Katharine Stuart, previously a consultant with KS...
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Nottingham Playhouse is to spend one fifth of its production budget for the year on a production of Errol John's classic play Moon On A Rainbow Shawl. The production is to be produced by Steven...
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Tate Modern has published figures revealing that it has attracted 10m visitors since it opened in May 2000 and that visitor numbers continue to exceed expectations, with over 3.5m visitors last year...
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Six dance organisations across England have been selected to implement Action Research projects funded by the Arts Council of England. The projects will each deliver a dance programme which will be...
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In association with Meridian Theatre Company, Interact, a leading exponent of theatre-skills in business, is offering one award of £20,000 and two of £10,000 to help realise a theatre production or...
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From Felicity Harvest, Regional Executive Director, Southern...
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Over the last 20 to 25 years the disability rights movement has been gathering pace, with demands for better access to the arts, culture and opportunities for expression and independence still a...
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Jenny loves coming to work at the Rowan Foundation two days a week, says Steven Raven. She has an individual learning programme and we help her learn not only how to express herself in clay but also...
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In February 2001 OSJ (formerly Orchestra of St John?s) pioneered concerts for children with autism and their families by performing a pair of concerts in London under the banner ?Music for Autism?,...
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mind the?gap is one of the country?s leading professional theatre companies working with learning disabled artists, writes Sally Bailey. Formed in 1988 by its current Artistic Director Tim Wheeler,...
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The Arts Council of England (ACE) will shortly publish a new report, ?Arts in England: attendance, participation and attitudes in 2001?. It will contain the results of research carried out with over...
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Any successful athlete will tell you that investment in talented people early in their careers is vital if their full potential is to be realised; and it is quite clear that a country?s success in...
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The Circus Space, based in east London, is the powerhouse of British contemporary circus and one of the top three centres for the circus arts in Europe, writes Rob Hardy. We offer a diverse artistic...

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