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In July 1932, the impresario Sydney Carroll, with the actor/manager Robert Atkins, produced three performances of ?Twelfth Night? in Regent?s Park and lost £560. Undaunted, they returned in 1933 to...
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Colchester Free Festival is a large, free, outdoor community arts festival held annually in the town?s Castle Park on August Bank Holiday Monday, writes Abigail Cooper. The event began in June...
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The Bass Museum of Brewing in Burton upon Trent, situated in the East Midlands, is well out of the way of the traditional visitor and tourist hot-spots. Consequently, the museum?s marketing...
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A major review of 450 venues? websites against a set of clear criteria has pointed to some basic principles that all arts website creators should bear in mind. Bob Wallis highlights the key elements...
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Companies wondering where future audiences will come from are unsure what to make of young people?s tendency to turn to the Internet as an alternative to TV, reading and going out writes Maria Evans...
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Planning for the creation of a Scottish National Theatre is now underway with the appointment of a steering group to set a budget, develop a phased programme of implementation and advise on a...
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When old-timers sit at the bar holding forth about how much things have changed, there?s often more than a pinch of exaggeration involved, writes Kieran Cooper. But one major change really has taken...
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A series of photographs ?finding a visual language for pain? has been created through a collaboration between artist Deborah Padfield and Dr Charles Pither, which won a Sciart Research Award in...
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Warwick Arts Centre (WAC) stages over 1,600 performances each year. It has an Internet savvy, university-based audience and uses specialist web marketing support agency. So why has it delayed the...
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Summer?s coming and municipal arts teams are reaching critical mass on plans for the holiday season. Council tax-payers? money is being eked out to create the kind of big, free event that many of us...
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The last ten years have seen substantial increases in arts sponsorship in the UK. Amongst these there were three bad years, but the general movement was positive. The latest figures, however, tell a...
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Simon Stallworthy, previously Executive Director of Bolton?s Octagon Theatre, is to become the new Director of The Theatre Chipping Norton at the end of May. Ann Parry has been appointed...
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Starting this week, ArtsProfessional is delighted to welcome Sean Egan, head of Bates Wells and Braithwaite?s Arts and Media department, to host an occasional legal column. Send your legal questions...
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The UK?s largest disability arts charity has celebrated its 25th anniversary with a celebratory event at RADA. The evening was attended by special guests including deaf actress Elizabeth Quinn, who...
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Arts minister Tessa Jowell has attributed a 36% reduction in domestic burglary and 18% reduction in ?youth crime? on some high crime estates during summer 2000 to a scheme offering 13-17 year old...
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Title: Web Development Manager Name of Organisation: Sadler?s Wells Theatre Phone: 020 7863 8102 Email: hans.dekretser@sadlerswells.com How long in present post? 18 months What does your...
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A BBC initiative offering opportunities for 13-19 year olds to develop an interest in art, dance, music or film is taking place until the end of September. The project, known as ?Blast?, aims to help...
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Now in its 13th year, Imaginate, the Bank of Scotland Children?s International Theatre Festival, is set to offer 78 performances by 12 theatre companies from 7 countries in 3 theatres in 10 days....
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Many artists have shied away from the corporate market in the past but for many it has represented an excellent opportunity to sell and develop their work. Peter Harris outlines some recent research...
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Why would a company choose to commission artists to create new pieces for them? asks Sue Cullen. In Experian?s case there were a number of influences which spurred the company (suppliers of...
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The value of arts sponsorship in the UK has suffered a dramatic decline, according to the annual statistics published by Arts...
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The world premiere of ?Festus?, a new community opera on the theme of the multiethnic traditions of feasting, is being performed at Glasgow?s Tramway and Edinburgh?s Traverse Theatre this month....
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Since Dundee Contemporary Arts (DCA) opened three years ago it has established itself as an exciting contemporary arts organisations with a reputation for innovation and imagination in its work in...
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The new fashion for major sponsorship deals to be clinched on the back of ?corporate social responsibility? benefits rather than the ?corporate hospitality? and ?brand building? of years gone by is...

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