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Hundreds of works of art have been transported across Kent over the past six weeks as part of a long distance mail art project. ?Blueprint: You?ve Got Mail?, co-ordinated by the Metropole...
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Creative Partnerships is a government- funded programme, delivered through Arts Council England, that aims to give schoolchildren in deprived areas throughout England the opportunity to develop...
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As you might expect, the Government has pulled a neat electoral trick with its recent financial decision-making. By assigning standstill funding to the arts (p1) while allowing others to bask in the...
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Christopher Frayling, Chair of Arts Council England (ACE) recently argued that it is political expediency that has led to the arts being overlooked. In the light of recent funding announcements,...
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Douglas Irvine (pictured) formerly Artistic Co-Director has become Artistic Producer of Scottish theatre company Visible Fictions. Kathryn McDowell will be joining London Symphony Orchestra as...
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Arts Services Microguide ? Independent advise on IT systems and applications. Impartial, pragmatic and cost effective advise on IT strategy, user requirements, software and supplier selection and...
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From Kim Evans, Acting Chief Executive, Arts Council England In recent weeks, the efficiency savings achieved by Arts Council England as a result of the restructuring of the arts funding system...
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ArtsProfessional finds out how the sector?s managers and directors made it to where they are today! Managing Director ? London Calling Arts Ltd (2004?to date) London Calling was founded just over...
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The arts have received an unexpected fillip in the Chancellor?s budget statement with the allocation of £12m to ?promote excellence in management and leadership within the arts?. The cash, which will...
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Lara Ellen Dose claims that dance can have a tangible effect on the health of the nation. The National Network for the Arts in Health (NNAH) has long argued that the arts improve health. For some...
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A scheme offering 2-for-1 ticket deals to all Liverpool residents has been launched to encourage attendance at cultural events in Liverpool ahead of its year as the European Capital of Culture in...
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The Scottish National Party (SNP) has called for the abolition of the Scottish Arts Council and the establishment of a Scottish Academy to have a ?refining function? on arts policy, overall control...
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The announcement that the Arts Council of Northern Ireland is to have its wings clipped (p3) and is likely to be facing a future as an arts development agency with some national funding...
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Adopting good business practice is too often given a low priority by artists setting up their own businesses. But for a small business, avoiding management issues can store up troubles for the...
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Liverpools Bluecoat Arts Centre, currently undergoing a £10m redevelopment, has appointed Alastair Upton, former Director of Charleston, as Chief Executive. Martha Hawkins has joined as Head of...
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ArtsProfessional reveals the career paths of the sectors senior managers Director, MMT Digital (since 2005) Fate, luck, a lot of fun (sorry, hard work) and a few good decisions have led me to a...
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The Arts Council of Northern Irelands (ACNI) regional role and functions as an arts development agency in Northern Ireland have been endorsed in a major Review of Public Administration by the...
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In the first of a new regular column, Pam Henderson looks at some of the basics of good people management. New research shows that while two-thirds of chief executives say they rely on their...
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A new stream of Big Lottery funding, known as the BASIS programme, has been announced to support the work of organisations that themselves give support to community groups and voluntary organisations...
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Ten areas across the country will pilot a scheme to operate a young peoples opportunity card which will offer discounted attendance at local arts events as well as from high street stores. The cards...
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Details are now being finalised of a forthcoming independent Review of the role of the Arts Council of Wales (ACW), and a consultation about funding arrangements for the countrys six national arts...
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Rising costs have hit Leicesters flagship new Performing Arts Centre less than a year into its building programme. The new Arts Centre will form the heart of Leicesters developing Cultural Quarter...
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The first civil partnership at the New Wimbledon Theatre took place earlier this month when theatre employee Peter Burton and his partner Mark Armstrong made their vows on stage in front of over...
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A summary of imminent changes to the rules governing Gift Aid has been published by the Museums Association. Charities are currently able to offer free admission to visitors in return for a...
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Arts organisations are increasingly engaged with universities  and there are benefits for both sides, says Rosy Greenlees. There have always been relationships and collaborations between higher...

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