From issue 43
Concerns over proposals to make performance of secular music in places of public worship licensable throughout the country (see ArtsProfessional issue 40, December 16) have led to a change of heart...
From issue 42
As a packaging device for policies and initiatives seeking to reduce inequalities of wealth and cultural access in inner cities, how valuable a concept are cultural quarters? Cany Ash examines the...
From issue 42
Built by Sir Alfred Bird in the late 19th century as a factory for the manufacture of his famous powdered custard, the Custard Factory Quarter in Birmingham is now home to more than 140 creative...
From issue 42
The current ubiquity of new and established creative industries programmes represents a shift in thinking at the highest levels, writes Dany Louise. Underlying this is an attempt to wean artists...
From issue 42
Sean Egan reflects on the implications of impending changes to charity law. Readers may not be interested in the academic nuances of charity law but the report by Downing Street?s Strategy Unit in...
From issue 42
Go on, admit it, you think texting or SMS (Short Message Service) is not for you. Your audiences don?t have mobile phones and even if they did they?d hate the idea of receiving anything as ?yoof? as...
From issue 42
There?s something of a buzz (or is that a ring?) at the moment about the potential of ?mobile marketing?, writes Stuart Buchanan. The reason that there?s so much excitement is that SMS has the...
From issue 42
Proposals for a merger of two Lottery fund distributors ? the Community Fund and the New Opportunities Fund (NOF) ? which were first made in the review of Lottery distribution published by the...
From issue 42
At Sadler?s Wells we?re using text messages in a number of ways, writes Hans de Kretser, but most recently for reserving last minute discounted tickets that are booked directly to our ticketing...
From issue 42
Chicken Shed Theatre Company, the largest inclusive professional theatre company for young people in the UK, is launching a unique distance-learning programme in conjunction with Middlesex...
From issue 42
Ever wondered how to harness the often annoyingly familiar chirp of someone else?s mobile phone for the benefit of your organisation, asks Adam Wallace? Well, the first step is to register people to...
From issue 42
News that QUEST, the arts and culture watchdog, has ceased to exist (p3) may surprise many. Why? Because, firstly it?s no longer news ? it happened in during the summer of 2002. Secondly and perhaps...
From issue 42
Title Director Organisation Cultural Industries Development Agency (CIDA) How long in post? Since February 2001 t: 020 7247 4710 e: info@cida.co.uk What does your organisation do? CIDA is...
From issue 42
The Ambassador Theatre Group has appointed Derek Nicholls (pictured), currently Director of Belfast?s Grand Opera House, as the new Chief Executive of the Churchill Theatre, Bromley. Helen...
From issue 42
Elizabeth Adlington believes that changes in the environment facing venue managers require them to play more than just a supporting role in relation to touring ? they must assume an active role as...
From issue 42
QUEST, the independent Quality, Efficiency and Standards Team set up by former Culture Secretary Chris Smith to identify and promote good practice within the cultural sector, was closed last year...
From issue 42
Ken Livingstone, the Mayor of London, has launched a major London theatre promotion with the aim of broadening the range of theatre audiences. Only a third of the annual 12 million visits to West End...
From issue 42
The Incorporated Society of Musicians (ISM) has criticised the latest proposals by the Department for Education and Skills (DfES) for extending the role of support staff in schools to include the...
From issue 42
The first visible signs of the new Creative Quarter being developed in Folkestone?s old town have now appeared with the placing of a Sophie Ryder sculpture (pictured) on a bombsite that has been...
From issue 42
As part of Xposure, the annual London Festival of Disability Arts, Jacksons Lane has announced a production commission to the value of £6,000, funded by London Arts? Theatre Unit. The commission aims...
From issue 42
A campaign to ?Save the Short Story? has been initiated by Northern Arts. The campaign stems from a survey of writers conducted by Mslexia magazine. The research found that although over two thirds...
From issue 42
ARTS SERVICES Arts Marketing Hampshire ? developing audiences in Southern England. Research, project monitoring...
From issue 66
The shortlist for the UK?s largest single arts prize has been announced, including projects ranging from the Titian exhibition at the National Gallery, which attracted a record 250,000 visitors, to...
From issue 66
How has world music evolved and what impact is it having on our understanding of cultural diversity? Tom McCabe explores. Since the heady days of the world music ?wave? lapping the shores of the...
From issue 66
There?s a rash of births, deaths and deferred arrivals this month; and news of the consolidation of Scottish Lottery funds for the next three years; and Arts Council England reveals its snapshot of...

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