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Arts consultant Susie Hargreaves (pictured) has been shortlisted for the 2004 European Women of Achievement Awards, which celebrate achievement in Europe among women in six categories, including...
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The London bid to host the Olympics in 2012 is not just an opportunity for a great sporting spectacle, but also a chance for our capital city to celebrate its cultural heritage. Jude Kelly explains...
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?The Greater Game: Sport, War and Peace? is an exhibition at Imperial War Museum North (running until November 1) that looks at how sport can bring sides together, writes Emma Parsons. The Museum...
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Freight, a Glasgow-based design consultancy, was looking for an imaginative way both to promote its creative design skills and to support the arts, writes Jane Macfarlane. The company?s creative team...
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Arts organisations are accustomed to innovation and entrepreneurship, two ingredients central to change. However, many organisations prove vulnerable to transition. Graeme Jennings looks at how...
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Whilst working in a variety of arts organisations I have had to learn the art of being adaptable to change; to lead change and not be a victim of it, says Jill Low. However, nothing could have...
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?How clean is your house?, is an addictive TV programme. I think it?s because Kim and Aggie, who transform unbelievably untidy homes into sparkling show houses, do dole out good advice, observes Sara...
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Musicians, arts practitioners and education providers are being encouraged by the government to join with the Musicians? Union, the Teacher Training Agency, Arts Council England, Youth Music and...
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AP_78_11.jpg} Heather Newill considers ways of avoiding difficulties with capital projects. Wrong place, wrong time, wrong design, wrong builders, wrong customer, wrong stone... ! These are just...
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Young people?s theatre companies from all over the world are descending on Manchester this month, as part of a new initiative by the British Council and Contact Theatre. The Contacting The World...
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Arts Services Creative Arts East. Arts Round-up: publicity distribution Service from 100 to 1000 outlets. Artefax: arts direct mail service. Get yourself noticed! Contact: communications@...
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The gods may be smiling on Greece at the moment but the problems being experienced there in the run up to this summer?s Olympic Games should not be ignored, as London redoubles its efforts to host...
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Name Amelia Clarke Title Individual Giving Manager Organisation National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain (NYO) e: a.clarke@nyo.org.uk How long in present post? Three and a half years...
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ChangingFaces The Scottish Arts Council and British Council Scotland have announced the appointment of Norah Campbell, formerly Director of the An Tuireann Arts Centre, as their new Head of...
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A House of Commons committee has asked the government to look into ways in which dance can be used to improve the health of the nation. The recommendation is one of a number contained in the Culture...
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The National Campaign for the Arts (NCA) is developing a cultural manifesto to be used as a lobbying tool in the build up to the next General Election, and to represent the views of the arts...
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The British Academy has launched a review urging the government not to neglect the arts. The review, entitled ?That full complement of riches?, argues that the arts, humanities and social sciences...
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The role of culture in regeneration is being highlighted with the publication of two documents that seek to define successful communities as those with culture at their heart. A consultation paper, ?...
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Eureka! The Museum for Children in Halifax is opening a new interactive music gallery this month. With a variety of hands-on exhibits, SoundSpace will enable children aged 3?12 years to explore the...
From issue 77
The London Arts in Health Forum (LAHF) is a London-based network of health and arts professionals. As the field of arts in health has become more diverse and more widely appreciated, the need for a...
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Fears are mounting that a renewed era of financial instability for the arts could undo the progress in audience development and artistic creativity that has been made over the last four years. Arts...
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Theatre Writing Partnership (TWP) is an initiative that is completely unique to the East Midlands. Funded by the region?s producing theatres (Derby Playhouse, Leicester Haymarket, New Perspectives...
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Ambitious plans to improve facilities for customers, visiting artists and staff at Belfast?s Grand Opera House have been unveiled, together with details of a new fundraising scheme that will see a...
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NETWORKING CULTURE: THE ROLE OF EUROPEAN CULTURAL NETWORKS by Gudrun Pehn (Council of Europe, 1999 ISBN 9 2871 3925 3 £7.50 [£10.25 inc p...
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It is unfortunate that Government paranoia about statistics means that the headline figure being much quoted in the evaluation of the New Audiences Programme is the 800,000 people who have supposedly...

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