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Whilst it is relatively easy to find references to mentoring schemes it can be more of a challenge to find out how effective they really are, writes Jules Cadie. But our investigation for North...
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The vital nature of the arts, coupled with their under-funding, means that hundreds of people like myself find it increasingly difficult to break into the profession, writes Anna Howitt. A year...
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ARTS SERVICES Arts Marketing Hampshire ? developing audiences in Southern England. Research, project monitoring...
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A new Bill governing the licensing of public entertainment in England and Wales has provoked a growing tide of opposition from representative groups across the arts sector. The Bill, introduced to...
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Any organisation committed to arts education faces a range of challenges. Jim Gatten explores how new technologies can help address these, and previews a debate that will begin at the arts4schools...
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Artists and arts organisations in the East of England are to share a prize fund of £70,000, in East England Arts? (EEA) ?6 of the Best? awards. The winners, who were nominated by colleagues in the...
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Steven Barwell explores how time spent on methodical and detailed prospect research can result in major gifts, bringing benefits to the long-term future of an arts organisation. Development in the...
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Government plans to require just about anyone who wants to stand up and sing or play music (p1) to go and find themselves a venue that has gone to the trouble and expense of obtaining a licence...
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A key part of the Oxford Playhouse overall fundraising strategy is to seek support and involvement from the broad base of audience members, says Julia Dry. Talking to people on a one-to-one basis...
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London Assembly member and former Islington councillor Jennette Arnold has been appointed to chair the Greater London Authority?s Cultural Strategy Group for London, replacing Yasmin Anwar. Simon...
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Watermill delivers cutting-edge theatre in an idyllic and picturesque rural setting, explains Susan Foster. This is a striking combination which, over the years, has generated a sense of pride,...
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Plans to establish a National Theatre in Scotland have been put on hold in favour of a greater commitment to Scotland?s regional theatres, according to Scotland?s First Minister, Jack McConnell,...
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An occasional column for invited writers to raise issues which concern them The arts struggle to sustain sufficient levels of funding and many artistic directors? roles include fundraising and...
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A contract to deliver a strategy for developing the export potential of the performing arts sector has been won by the Independent Theatre Council (ITC), which will be working in partnership with a...
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Kieran Cooper considers the problem of multiple databases. The Box Office system, the fundraising database, the press list, the Chief Executive?s filofax, the dreaded Christmas Card list, that pile...
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Total domestic spending on music in the UK was valued at just under £5bn in 2000, according to the National Music Council?s most recent statistical report investigating the economic value of the UK...
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For 17 years Arts...
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Making an arts venue accessible to all is not just about installing ramps and lifts ? it can be just a case of designing readable leaflets and fliers. Stewart Coulter explains how developing an ?...
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At a national summit to agree a vision for the future development of relationships between the Arts Council of England (ACE) and local authorities, ACE Chief Executive Peter Hewitt has emphasised the...
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Getting to grips with what can seem such a complex and occasionally emotive issue as disability can be a daunting prospect ? one which the National Disability Arts Forum believes that many arts...
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Artists Simon Grennan and Christopher Sperandio have been engaged as resident artists to develop a major two-year public art project in Swindon. 'Celebrating Swindon? has been commissioned by ASDA...
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A national Internet guide to accessible art galleries has been launched online at http://www.goodgalleryguide.com, writes David Gilbert. The Good Gallery Guide, funded by the New Audiences Programme...
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The impact of changing the name of the ?unprogrammed? element of the Brighton Festival to ?Fringe? (p3) should be evidence enough to silence anyone who doubted the power of language to convey - or...
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As well as offering audio description services in theatres round the UK, Vocaleyes has spent the last 12 months exploring the development of audio description for visually impaired visitors to...
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I am currently in the process of writing my final year dissertation in Marketing Management at Coventry University. The general topic is audience development, but the title focuses on the impact of...

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