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Big Fish Theatre Company uses theatre to generate effective learning and change, says Kate Holdom. Six months ago the company heard of a new round of grants from the Youth Justice Board (YJB), the...
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The Koestler Awards Scheme was the brainchild of Arthur Koestler, writes Dorothy Salmon. Koestler was the writer who was sentenced to death in Franco?s Spain, locked up by the French and held by the...
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Canvassing your market to find out what people want is usually the preserve of the marketing manager rather than the artistic director. The technique is usually employed to assess audience reaction...
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The Unit supports the development of creative opportunities for people in prisons, young offender institutions, special hospitals and secure units, as well as the probation and community services...
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Robert Sanderson, General Manager of the Brighton Dome, has unexpectedly been made redundant after only 15 months. The Dome?s re-opening season this Spring has been an artistic and financial success...
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?Borderlines? is a programme established by the New Vic Theatre with an initial three-year Arts for Everyone grant in 1999, writes John Morton. The programme is now a central part of the theatre?s...
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Following its success in negotiating a new deal for film actors, theatre union Equity?s sights are set on England?s regional theatre plan. They argue that a substantial amount of the extra £25m that...
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The Glasgow Film Theatre hosted an exhibition of animated films on June 15, 2002 created by a group of young people with autistic spectrum disorders. ?Digitate? is organised by Project Ability, a...
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Title: Chair Name of organisation: Puppet Centre Trust How long in present post? As Chair, 3 years; as member of staff and then Board member, 28 years Phone: 020 7622 5058 Email: pct@...
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For the last 18 months, a partnership comprising the University of Northumbria, the Arts Council of England, the Local Government Association, the Voluntary Arts Network and the National Association...
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Two years after the publication of the Urban White Paper, ?Our towns and cities; the future,? the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister (ODPM) is to mount the Urban Summit on October 31 and November 1...
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Recent developments in the arts funding system mean changing the map in the south of England. A period of parallel working is underway before the areas of Swindon, Wiltshire and South East Dorset...
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A new website has been launched by the Scottish Arts Council which includes footage of the Arts for All conference, which was Scotland?s first major conference on the role of the arts in tackling...
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Your editorial in the latest issue - ?Nine Old Dogs: any new tricks?? is surely premature and unduly cynical. The Arts Council proposals mis-presented as the abolition of the Regional Arts Boards,...
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Scotland?s arts scene is boosted this week by the announcement of the Fifteenth Annual Arts...
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Puppetry has been part of British culture for over 350 years. It has been used as a children?s entertainment, a satirical and political tool, and an adjunct to films and TV. It has become part of the...
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One of the most important photographic collections in the world has received a huge funding boost, making it more accessible to the public by placing it within one of photography?s key...
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Since 1994 there has been a biennial ?visions? festival, promoted by the University of Brighton, writes Linda Lewis. The festival programmes high quality, contemporary animated theatre from across...
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Professional development and training in the arts needs attention ? most artists and arts professionals would agree. Current Government wisdom is that national Sector Skills Councils should take...
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There are parallels in the lives of Norwich Puppet Theatre (NPT) and The Little Angel Theatre which has just gone dark, writes Ian Woods. They are two of only five building-based puppet companies...
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Polka Theatre has appointed freelance director Annie Wood (pictured) to succeed Vicky Ireland as its Artistic Director. Hilary McGrady (pictured), Director of Arts and Business in Northern...
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Review by Rob Marshall, Business and Training Officer, Southern and South East Arts (Joseph Rowntree Foundation, 1997, ISBN 1 899987 39 8, £9.95 [£12.91 inc p...
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The United Nations? Convention on the Rights of the Child Article 31 may state that every child has the right to participate freely in cultural life and the arts and that member governments should...
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Unicorn is a professional theatre company for audiences of children, their parents, families and teachers. It sees theatre as both a performance and participatory artform through which children can...

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