From issue 44
?Faltered States?, a collaboration between poetry promoters Apples...
From issue 44
Lynn Blackadder dispels some of the myths of cultural volunteering, and explains how to get volunteer programmes right. Opinion remains divided as to whether arts organisations should set off down...
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Since the very early stages in its development, the Imperial War Museum North (IWM North) has aimed to appeal to people from all walks of life and to engender a sense of ownership among the local...
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The use of volunteers to help steward Front of House areas at The Lowry was always a critical element in its business plan, explains Victoria Talbot. The reasons for this were two-fold: to help keep...
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Easier and more equal access to arts funding has been promised to artists and arts organisations as the former Arts Council of England officially joins forces with the former Regional Arts Boards to...
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Gillian Bates takes a look at the lighter side of life and work as a freelancer in the arts. E?d Out Regular readers of this column will know that I sometimes struggle with new technology. So now...
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A £10m purpose-built cultural centre opens this week, providing a focal point in the £110m redevelopment of the Ropewalks district of Liverpool. The centre will provide a home to FACT, the...
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Kieran Cooper celebrates the versatility of the spreadsheet. Can I get a graph of that? I first discovered spreadsheets about 12 years ago, and it would be no exaggeration to say that this...
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So the deed is done, and Arts Council England is officially born (p1). Some sections of the press would have you believe the most important consequence of this is the expenditure on a new logo. Not...
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Simon Kensdale is right: capital projects are quasi-religious undertakings (ArtsProfessional issue 43, p10). But, before he gets totally depressed by the notion that UK regions don't have ?the urge?...
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Arts About Manchester has announced that Ivan Wadeson is to succeed Alex Saint as its new Chief Executive. For the past four years, he has been Marketing Director of the Royal Exchange Theatre and...
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I agree with much that Vanessa Hart says (ArtsProfessional issue 43, p16), and especially her point about making sure that the younger generation?s initial taste of live performance is a positive one...
From issue 43
The Arts Council of England and BBC English Regions have initiated a project entitled ?Roots? to generate a higher broadcast profile for African, Asian, Caribbean and Chinese arts and culture. 11...
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ARTS SERVICES Arts Marketing Hampshire ? developing audiences in Southern England. Research, project monitoring...
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With almost 140 festivals in the UK attracting audiences of over 4 million in any one year, what is that makes a festival a festival? Geoff Rowe explores their role and how they fit into the arts...
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It?s Spring 2001. The Swaledale Festival, under a new director (me) and pursuing a new vision, relaunches with an exciting programme of chamber-scale music of all kinds. Interest is high. And then...
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The Raindance Film Festival runs each October and in 2002 celebrated its tenth anniversary. Packed with feature films, short films, special events, seminars and parties, it brings together film fans...
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When you think of ?Asian arts? in the UK, what do you think of? asks Dr Sarita Malik. Is it Anish Kapoor?s mammoth Marsyas sculpture at the Tate, henna tattooing at a summer mela, or Andrew Lloyd...
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In Britain, the economic arguments around the value of the arts first acquired popularity in reaction to the cultural policies of the 1980s. Eleonora Belfiore explores some more recent thinking....
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?London: Cultural Capital?, a draft cultural strategy detailing a proposed 10-year plan to develop London as a centre of cultural excellence and creativity, has been launched by Mayor of London, Ken...
From issue 43
Over a twelve year period in general arts development, I have been drawn into several capital projects, writes Simon Kensdale. For the last four years, on holiday, I have been visiting Bilbao and its...
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Trestle Theatre Company, the St Albans-based company famed for its professional mask work, has been commissioned to make a selection of its trademark masks for a series of TV trailers for the Brit...
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Counting the Notes is the National Music Council?s 2002 report summarising the available economic data on the UK?s music industry, explains Robin Osterley. Through descriptions of each stage at which...
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What is going on in the English local authorities? Hard on the heels of the demise of Worcester?s Swan Theatre last month following a City Council funding cut (apparently it may yet have a re-birth...
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Reviews by Stuart Buchanan, Director of zerogweb.net, a new media company servicing the arts. E-MARKETING By Simon Collin (John Wiley...

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