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The purpose-built Wiltshire Music Centre in Bradford on Avon opened in 1998, committed to creating and sustaining opportunities for people of all ages and backgrounds to participate in and enjoy...
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Government plans to streamline the Lottery distribution process have been approved by the House of Commons Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee but concerns are mounting that the diversion of...
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Venu Dhupa and Nicola Turner explore the forces that create the hostile status quo faced by achievers from ethnic minority groups. The barriers to leadership are many ? the lack of a coherent...
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Birmingham Arts Marketing (BAM) is extending its remit to serve the whole of the West Midlands and has been renamed Audiences Central. The new agency will have a regional brief to develop the...
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What exactly is the role of the critic? In a world where objective absolutes are impossible, Sue Robertson suggests we should re-evaluate our expectations of critical appraisal. When Vladimir and...
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The authors of a new series of marketing guides outline the issues behind their titles. First in the series, Mel Jennings explores ambassador schemes. Suddenly everyone seems to be thinking about...
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The government has unveiled a new £15m fund to promote cultural projects in urban areas. The new initiative, known as the Urban Cultural Programme, is designed to support projects which were...
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So long as there have been plays, there have been critics to pass judgement on them. Theatres came to Britain with the Romans; so theatre critics may lay claim to be the world?s second oldest...
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A new membership organisation providing a forum for cultural practitioners across Europe to share ideas and good practice in audience development will be launched in York next month. The Audiences...
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My first experience of music critics was while working for a small opera company based on a farm in rural Cheshire, says Josie Aston. The company trained many young singers who went on to become...
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With no direct funding coming from the EU and a raft of exciting projects promised in its bid, the city of Liverpool, and the Liverpool Culture Company in particular, must have wondered whether its...
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50th anniversary National Music Council, established 1953 e: nationalmusiccouncil@ukonline.co.uk How it all began? The National Music Council of Great Britain (NMC) was established in 1953 by...
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Norman Quirk, Executive Director of Scottish Ballet, is leaving to set up a new radio station for Saga Radio in Glasgow. Clara Suess, Press and Marketing Assistant for Scottish Ballet, has been...
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With a wide range of art fairs in the UK from the traditional to the contemporary, is there sufficient demand to ensure their viability? Carolyn Burnett explores the marketplace for fine and...
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From Nigel Lavender, General Manager, Oval House I read ?News from the Nationals? (APe-mail 52, March 2) with a more personal interest than usual last week, as Oval House had just sent press...
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Would you buy art over the Internet? Most people would probably answer no, says Rick Goodale. But surprisingly, some people do buy original art despite not having previously seen it in the flesh, so...
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An independent audit to review potential conflicts of interest at CABE (The Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment) will focus on the Chairman of CABE, Sir Stuart Lipton, who is also...
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The Glasgow Art Fair is firmly established as the place to view, buy and sell art in Scotland, and this year?s fair will feature 53 galleries from around the UK, writes Cristina Armstrong. Research...
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Welsh National Opera?s (WNO) forthcoming move to the Wales Millennium Centre (WMC) in Cardiff Bay, its first ever home theatre, will enable the company to make significant reductions in its ticket...
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Kieran Cooper offers some tips for successful website maintenance. There can be few arts organisations that don?t have a website these days. However, there are a number of questions that...
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Peter Boyden, author of a major report into English regional theatre, has been commissioned to develop practical proposals to increase the range and quality of English language theatre in Wales. His...
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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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