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M6 Theatre Company in collaboration with Shawclough Community School in Rochdale explored the impact of working with child-sized puppets on children?s emotional intelligence. A group of 14 children...
From issue 106
Fears are mounting that the recommendations of the £500,000, year-long Scottish Cultural Commission investigation into the cultural landscape of Scotland may be shelved due to political indifference...
From issue 106
A ten-day festival of performance and participation for children and families will mark the opening of the Theatre Royal Bath?s new £3m complex for theatre for children and young people. The Egg...
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A lack of ?fire in the belly? of voluntary organisations has prompted a crisis of confidence among philanthropic trusts and foundations, according to a new report. Stepping up the Stairs,...
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Arts Council England East (ACEE) has announced plans to switch funding for young people?s theatre to one ?beacon? organisation which will undertake ?strategic development, commissioning, creation and...
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The Poetry Book Society is re-launching its Children?s Poetry Bookshelf (CPB), a book club for children aged 7?11 designed to make poetry accessible to young readers. The club provides support...
From issue 105
Changes to the way the Government assesses its spending are set to undermine the ability of Arts Council England?s (ACE) regularly funded arts organisations (RFOs) to plan ahead. Chancellor Gordon...
From issue 105
Katriana Hazell, Cultural Director of Asia House, names those who have inspired her. Nima Poovaya Smith All the talk in the museum world in the late 1990s was about Nima?s new Transcultural...
From issue 105
An important new survey of trends in arts marketing practices, spending and audience development activity goes online on 13 September, with arts marketers and senior arts executives across the UK...
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Hilary Foster, Company Manager of Third Angel, provides her pick of the web. 1. http://www.airline-network.co.uk Award-winning website offering access to discount airfares from over 130 of the...
From issue 105
Artbox, a collection of thirty artworks from the collection of local philanthropist Eric Robinson, has just completed a tour of 12 schools across Shropshire, where students were encouraged to touch...
From issue 105
Pages from Stages is a collection of articles, lectures and papers by former Arts Council Financial Director, Anthony Field. The title acknowledges his contribution as a regular columnist for ?The...
From issue 105
A £750,000 scheme dedicated to increasing the range and scope of public art projects in Northern Ireland has been launched by the Arts Council of Northern Ireland (ACNI). The new Public Art Programme...
From issue 105
ArtsProfessional reveals the career paths of the sector?s senior managers Director, Cornerhouse, Manchester (1998?current) Now in its 20th year, Cornerhouse is Greater Manchester?s international...
From issue 105
Visitor figures to London galleries have dropped by over a quarter in the wake of the July bombs on London?s transport network. According to figures published in The Art Newspaper, visitor numbers at...
From issue 105 Feature
Effective comparisons within organisations’ accounts can help cut through the columns of figures to provide a true picture of how an arts organisation is actually faring financially. Mahmood Reza delves into ratio analysis.
From issue 105
The Arts Council of Northern Ireland has become the first of the UK?s Arts Councils to establish an online application facility for its arts funding schemes. The Council?s £1m Support for the...
From issue 105
In the wake of the withdrawal of funding to Talawa Theatre Company for the establishment of a dedicated home for Black theatre in Westminster, Arts Council England has commissioned Professor Lola...
From issue 105
ARTS SERVICES Cultural Network - A membership scheme for the arts and creative industries in the Eastern region, offering access to facilities, training, space to meet and networking opportunities...
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Properly implemented, a branded merchandising strategy can provide a valuable addition to an arts organisation?s revenue streams, claims Catrina Clarke. The world of merchandising can be hit or...
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John Langley charts the development of the National Theatre?s bookshop. The National Theatre?s first major hit at its new home on the South Bank was Peter Shaffer?s ?Amadeus? in 1979; for month...
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Main ACE funding scheme is streamlined for re-launch. Arts Council England?s (ACE) Grants for the Arts funding scheme has been re-launched in an effort to improve the programme?s efficiency and...
From issue 105
CREATE! A Toolkit For Creative Problem Solving In The Not-For-Profit Sector By Mark Butcher (DSC, 2005, ISBN 1903991579, £14.95 [£18.02 inc p...
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Four out of every five dancers suffer from injury every year resulting in a loss of over £1m to the subsidised dance sector, according to new research. Fit to Dance 2, a survey initiated by Dance...
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Catherine Rose looks at the work the Theatre Education Network is doing to bring the sector together. Exceptionally busy people, far-flung organisations and professionals working without much...

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