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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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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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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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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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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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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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Interact, a leading UK exponent of using creative arts for experiential training, has gained approval from Equity for its contracts for professional actor services. This means that for the first time...
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Title Consultant Organisation Elizabeth Anderson Consultants How long in post? Since Sept ?83 What does your organisation do? Advise and support arts and other charities in planning and...
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The Directory of Social Change (DSC), which has been leading a consultation exercise on recent proposals by the Strategy Unit of the Government?s Cabinet Office for major changes to the legal and...
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Two years ago, a group of UK-based arts marketing agencies got together to find out more about European audience development. Tracy Cochrane (left) and Susie Hargreaves explain what happened next...
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The third part of Barclays? £1.9m arts sponsorship ?Invest and Inspire?, which aims to make the arts more accessible, is to enable the forthcoming Titian exhibition at London?s National Gallery to...
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One of the arts? most enduring commercial sponsorship relationships is due to end in July next year when BT releases its title sponsorship of the BT Scottish Ensemble (pictured) after a 10-year...
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Visiting Arts has updated its publication ?Cutting Through the Red Tape?, a guide to the practical issues involved in bringing artists in from overseas, such as work permits, visas, Foreign...
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Neil Blunt believes that formal training methods which address generalities with broad truisms can often be as unhelpful as they are expensive. He explains why mentoring offers an effective...
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In a formal setting in my mentor?s office, our first one-hour meeting destroyed all the comfortable certainties of my professional life, writes Barbara Woroncow. Probing questions and acute...
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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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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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ARTS SERVICES Arts Marketing Hampshire ? developing audiences in Southern England. Research, project monitoring...
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The latest project by Oily Cart Theatre Company, which launches its UK tour this week, is targeted at very young children. The project consists of 3 separate half hour plays, including ?Up in...
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A wide-ranging conference programme examining the management issues currently facing theatre venues is being supported by Tickets.com and hosted by venues in Cheltenham on February 27-28 next year....
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New research by the Royal National Institute for the Deaf (RNID) has found that the majority of the UK?s museums, arts venues, theatres, cinemas and tourist attractions effectively exclude Britain's...
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The Philharmonia Orchestra Community...
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The relationship between Board and Chief Executive is one which demands mutual respect if it is to enable the full energy and intellectual capacity of the organisation to be harnessed. David Fishel...
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?Non-professionals who interfere too much with the senior management, who are supposed to be the professionals and must be given the chance to get on with the job.? This was the definition of Royal...

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