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Review by Debbie Richards, freelance consultant (£12.50 [£15.34 inc. p...
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The Scottish Arts Council (SAC) has consolidated its previous artform committees into two new committees, one for the Creative Arts and the other for the Performing Arts, to help monitor its aims and...
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Organisation Arts Council England Title Director, Diversity How long in present post? 5 weeks e: tony.panayiotou@artscouncil.org.uk What does your department do? We address issues around...
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Estelle Morris, who resigned from her role as Education Secretary last year, amid controversy over academic standards, has made a surprise return to the Government as Arts Minister in the latest...
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Arts Council England?s New Audiences Programme has invested £1.8m in 112 projects supporting change within arts organisations and tackling the barriers preventing disabled people from engaging with...
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A new arts building in Plymouth has been honoured with three architectural awards. TR2, which is part of Theatre Royal Plymouth and was designed by Ian Ritchie Architects, is a new facility where...
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Young conservatives Michael Bewick reflects on what young audiences really want Youth ? the chimera of audience development ? or not. We are continually told that we want them ? in our audience...
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Review by Brian Whitehead (Mitchell Beazley 2003, ISBN 1 84000 683 8, £20.00) For an amateur photographer such as myself, the advent of highly advanced digital camera technology and the associated...
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Following the announcement last week that Liverpool has been chosen as the UK?s nomination for European Capital of Culture in 2008, the Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) has published a...
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Most artistic professionals are familiar with the juggling act needed to earn a living whilst progressing their careers, and the UK?s tax and benefits system often seems to work against them. Ann...
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The UK tour of Moon on a Rainbow Shawl, the first major production under the Eclipse theatre initiative, has concluded at Nottingham Playhouse, where the generation of new audiences has exceeded...
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Where arts organisations take on staff an essential first question is to determine whether these workers are employed or self-employed, writes Mahmood Reza. This is called a ?status test?, and it...
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Persistently accused of ?dumbing down? by the chattering classes, the world?s most respected broadcaster sits precariously between the devil and the deep blue sea when it comes to arts programming...
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Kieran Cooper considers the alternative technologies that can help you keep in touch when you?re out of the office ?I?m away from my desk at the moment? As often happens, I?m writing this article...
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Tom Morris, Artistic Director of BAC since 1995, is to join the National Theatre as one of its two Associate Directors in January 2004. Liverpool and Merseyside Theatres Trust has appointed Gemma...
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Edinburgh International Book Festival, established 1983 w: http://www.edbookfest.co.uk How it all began? Edinburgh?s festivals had everything ? the world?s best music, opera, dance, film, theatre...
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Full details of the roll-out of the government-funded Creative Partnerships programme have been unveiled. Nine new locations are due to be admitted into the scheme in phase 2, starting in 2004, and a...
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Organisation Independent Theatre Council Title Legal...
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The future management of Notting Hill Carnival is uncertain following an announcement by Arts Council England (ACE) that funding to the umbrella organisation that co-ordinates and promotes the event...
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ARTS SERVICES Arts Marketing Hampshire ? developing audiences in Southern England. Research, project monitoring...
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The Film Council has published its first-ever yearbook, which includes comprehensive details of cinema-going in the UK. Statistics for 2002 reveal that the number of visits to cinemas reached 176m,...
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A fully searchable archive of data on a wide range of aspects of arts and cultural policy has been launched in the US at Princeton University. Designed for use by researchers, policy-makers and...
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A poster campaign being run by the National Railway Museum (NRM) in York is aiming to challenge the traditional image of volunteering and recruit more young people as volunteers. Designed to...
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The National Audit Office has launched an investigation into the work of NESTA, the National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts. The focus of its research will be on awareness of the...
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From family snapshots to magazine images of celebrities in their luxury homes, we can?t escape the power of the photograph. Helen Cadwallader explores the latest developments in photography as an...

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