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The Government’s commitment to creativity and creative business is increasingly impressive – Creative Partnerships has now been followed up with creative apprenticeships and a slew of...
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The inaugural Manchester Festival in July 2007 generated an economic value of £28.8m for north west England, according to an independent report. The 18-day biennial event, which attracts more...
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One of society?s less visible but looming issues is that of older men?s health. Ginny Brink suggests that a uniquely Australian concept might offer us a solution.
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Aberdeen will be the site of a major new centre for contemporary arts and the creative industries, following the approval by the Scottish Government of plans created by Peacock Visual Arts. The...
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Running an event for fundraising purposes can have its upsides and its downsides, as Geoff Howard explains.
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Four local authorities have collaborated to create a new organisation, ‘Head for Arts’, which has been selected by the Welsh Heritage Ministry to lead the development of community arts in...
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Cultural organisations are being asked for their views on cultural education and how to encourage creativity through culture. The think-tank Demos has launched its consultation paper ‘Culture...
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Small voluntary, community and grassroots organisations in London are likely to suffer disproportionately from the diversion of Lottery money to the 2012 Olympics, a new report from the London...
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What is it really like to employ someone with learning disabilities? The Gateshead-based Lawnmowers Independent Theatre Company (pictured), which is run by and for people with learning disabilities,...
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Orchestral education departments, the Music Manifesto and the national subject organisation for music education are all working towards improving schools? music, writes Keith Stubbs.
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Smaller regional teams within a unified structure will result from a major reorganisation agreed by the MLA partnership (Museums, Libraries and Archives). Funding to the nine separate regional MLAs...
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Andrew Comben (pictured), previously Head of Artistic Planning at Wigmore Hall, has been appointed as the new Chief Executive of Brighton Dome and Festival. His other past roles include Director of...
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Self-directed, informal learning in Hertfordshire schools has improved motivation as well as musical skills, writes Abigail D?Amore.
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Dylan Adams entered the museum world on a long-stay placement to work on schools projects, and found that music provided a way into understanding the past.
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As baby boomers begin to reach retirement age, Amy Kweskin Duncan explores what the USA is doing to ensure arts leadership in the future, and the parallels with developments in the UK.
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Creating a relationship between schools in the UK and the US needs a high-quality product, good networking and an understanding of the different school systems, reports Sydney Thornbury.
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There are some surprising differences in how galleries and museums on either side of the pond generate income, as Kate Carreno discovered on a fact-finding mission to New York and New England.
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New ideas on the role and make-up of arts boards could lead to problems, writes Jodi Myers in the latest in our special series of responses to the McMaster Report.
A national online survey launched by Action for Children’s Arts (ACA) is exploring people’s views about changes that have taken place in children’s arts over the past few years,...
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George Gawlinski and Lois Graessle believe the best way to renew the health and energy of an organisation is to take time out together.
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As cost and efficiency savings move up the government agenda, Sukhy Johal MBE and Tim Bryan examine the value a collective approach can bring to the arts and the cultural sector at a regional level.
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Arts Council England (ACE) has requested that the troubled Derby Playhouse, which has now closed its doors (see AP160), return £1.6m in grant money, including stabilisation and recovery funding...
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Rick Bond explores how a health check can make your organisation stronger and more attractive to funders.
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Lee Collins shows how working collaboratively has boosted the performing arts in Mid Wales.
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Ben Wohl traces the impact of networking in a rural area where the distances are great and support is hard to find.

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