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A £200,000 rescue package has been put together by the Welsh Assembly Government and the Welsh Language Board to bail out the Welsh National Eisteddfod, and work is ongoing to attempt to secure its...
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In 1976 the dance conservatoire, Laban, developed and established Britain?s first BA Dance Theatre degree. In 1980, came its first MA Dance Studies degree and in 2002 Europe?s first MSc Dance...
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A new study by The Artists Information Company (a-n) has led to proposals for a fresh approach to calculating the daily rate paid to freelance visual artists. The research, which involved...
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In a landmark ruling, a District Judge has awarded interim Anti Social Behaviour Orders (ASBOs) against three employees of ambient media and marketing agency, Diabolical Liberties. The company,...
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Creative Partnerships was designed and funded as a pilot programme, initially from April 2002 through to March 2004, with a budget of £40m. Funding from both DCMS and DfES has now been secured to...
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Edinburgh has been named as the first international City of Literature by the United Nations? Education Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO). The designation is a boost for Scotland?s...
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A case study from Creative Partnerships Kent: Hythe Community School, Roy Smith, Shelby Wolf and Shirley Brice-Heath The ?Art of Looking? began in October 2003 explains Anna Cutler. It was a project...
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It is inevitable, when the Government announces that it will be spending £110m on an initiative that takes the arts into schools, that envious glances will be thrown by those ineligible to...
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In each of the areas, the Creative Director?s main priority is to work with the local educational authority and establish links with schools that want to engage with the programme. Having identified...
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David Farr, currently Joint Artistic Director and co-Chief Executive at the Bristol Old Vic, has been appointed Artistic Director of the Lyric Hammersmith, succeeding Neil Bartlett who has stepped...
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Seminars, conferences and events Liverpool: until 28 November, 2004 CP schools are taking part in the Liverpool Biennial International Festival of Contemporary Art: St Benedict?s College and...
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Culture, Welsh Language and Sport will see a headline budget increase from £124.6m this year to £150.9m in 2007/08, according to the Welsh Assembly Government?s draft financial plans, published last...
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A case study from Creative Partnerships Nottingham: Elms Primary School, Stephen Jon, Peter Rumney (playwright and director), Michelle Vacciana, David Higgins (musician and performance artist),...
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Norwich Theatre Royal (pictured) has won the award for Most Welcoming Theatre at the 2004 TMA Theatre Awards, ahead of the other nominees, Devonshire Park, Eastbourne and The Orange Tree in...
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Creative Partnerships is an extensive research programme that measures and evaluates the impact of its collaborations on schools, teachers, young people, artists and creative and cultural...
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A team from the University of Sheffield is working with the British Library in an attempt to complete the Library?s archive of theatre scripts. The 1968 Theatres Act requires that every play...
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Just how does an arts practitioner climb the career ladder? ArtsProfessional?s new series finds out how the sector?s managers and directors made it to where they are today! Andrew Missingham...
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New research into museum attendance has found that over a third of adults in Britain have visited a museum and/or gallery in the past year and eight out of ten people feel it is important that their...
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It?s ten years since the National Lottery was born and over the past decade this funding has transformed the arts and cultural map. Jeremy Newton was in at the start as the Arts Council of England?...
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A new learning disability film festival, Oska Bright, will run as a strand in the Brighton Film Festival, presenting a range of short films made by and reflecting on the experiences of people with...
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The authors of a new series of marketing guides outline the issues behind the titles. Heather Maitland suggests that teamwork is the key to successfully marketing a tour. My brief for a new...
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Come and Play, the national music making initiative run by 4children, has launched a resource pack to help workshop leaders and playworkers encourage music-making in out-of-school clubs and holiday...
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Ginny Brink suggests that actively taking part in the arts may be the key to a fulfilled life. Remember splashing paint as a child? Or drumming and strumming as a teenager? Or perhaps writing...
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Arts Services Creative Futures website ? promote your organisation, advertise your vacancies, work placements and projects free. CV?s and portfolios of students and graduates from CADISE partner...
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European Capital of Culture years are greeted with delight by the cities that stage them, yet concerns are often raised about the legacy they leave. A new report, commissioned by the Cultural Unit...

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