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The East Midlands has a long history of welcoming and integrating immigrant communities, giving the region a diverse multi-cultural population. With the Home Office?s current Dispersal Programme the...
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Heather Newill is right (p11). Arts and cultural organisations are hugely susceptible to a wide range of continuing external influences: economic, political, demographic and cultural. As Munira Mirza...
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Heather Newill describes the sequence of events, actions and internal momentum that have to combine to create the ultimately successful change initiative. Change ? When being right is no longer...
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Former Chief Executive of Southern Arts, Robert Hutchison, has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer of Oxford Inspires, the consortium behind the city?s bid to become European Capital of...
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Title Director Organisation UK Arts International How long in post? Nearly 11 years ? founded the company t: 01905 26424 e: janryan@ukarts.com What does your organisation do? We tour,...
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A £18m funding uplift for the arts has been secured by Northern Ireland?s Department of Culture, Arts and Leisure, less than a month after Professor Brian Walker, Chairman of the Arts Council of...
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A forthcoming conference debating The Changing Face of Venues will be taking place in Cheltenham next month. As media sponsor for the conference, ArtsProfessional has invited a number of the speakers...
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A final report has been published by the task force established by the Clore Duffield Foundation in January last year, to consider ways of improving the standards of cultural leadership in the UK....
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The London Development Agency has established a Creative Industries Commission to consider ways of increasing the competitiveness of London?s creative sector. It will comprise fifteen key industry...
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Goole Town Council has published a report detailing the findings of its innovative action research youth arts development programme. The programme, known as ?Latch-on?, included a diverse range of...
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The Scottish Arts Council (SAC) has announced a range of initiatives in support of the European Year of Disabled People. A series of seminars will take place across Scotland on the themes of audience...
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BBC Learning Zone is to screen a series of programmes about Working in the Arts starting January 13 from 5am to 6am on BBC2. Using interviews with people working in the arts the series provides...
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As a freelance marketing and publicity manager I rely on the box office to convert my efforts into sales. But my recent experience at two regional venues suggests that the box office is capable of...
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Andrew Ridal (ArtsProfessional issue 39, Letters, p2) asserts that Keith Diggle?s definition of audience development fails to incorporate the notion of customer wants and needs. But Diggle?s...
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In the past two decades, arts professionals have become used to change as the entire cultural sector, ranging from the national galleries to the smallest community workshops, has experienced a...
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Review by Dr Hans-Christian Andersen, Course Leader MA in Tourism Resource Management and NBS Co-Ordinator for the North Sea Masters at the University of Northumbria (Routledge 2002, ISBN 0 415 23682...
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ArtsProfessional welcomes Gillian Bates to contribute an occasional column taking a look at the lighter side of life and work as a freelancer in the arts. What?s the (Power) Point? I have just...
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A definitive verdict of the impact of the National Lottery on the UK?s cultural infrastructure will be some time coming, writes Adrian Ellis. The weighing of architectural failures against financial...
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The Board of the Worcester Swan Theatre is to close the theatre permanently after Worcester City Council confirmed that it will not be able to sustain the levels of funding support it has provided...
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Trefor Clwyd reviews theatrical activity addressing issues of human rights. Once upon a time, drama was about entertainment, much like bear-baiting and public hanging, but now it?s more about...
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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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