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A new disability strategy designed to improve participation in the arts has been launched by the Arts Council of Wales (ACW). Created in conjunction with Disability Arts Cymru, the strategy ? ?Moving...
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The long-awaited audience development agency for Northern Ireland, Audiences NI has opened for business. Offering a range of services including technical and promotional support, a Northern Ireland-...
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A new £1.4m scheme is set to fund a series of artists? residencies in communities previously defined as ?culture-poor?. The Partners initiative is a Scottish Arts Council (SAC) scheme designed to...
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Creative businesses face a range of problems in securing investment, including prejudice from commercial investors and ?a lack of coherence and connection between the different public sector...
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A new research project using economic methods to evaluate the social and economic value of arts and humanities activities has begun at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne, with the award of an...
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Eighty cultural groups will be helping to plan Liverpool?s Capital of Culture year at a summit to share ideas and expertise, and brainstorm about how to engage Liverpool people in the celebrations....
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The presentation of screen-based dance work is increasing in art galleries. In crossing genre boundaries, artists, producers, venues and funders of this work have a multiplicity of economic models...
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Miranda Johnson looks at the benefits showcases can offer to emerging dancers. The government?s response to last year?s Select Committee report on Dance had much to say about the need to strengthen...
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The Arts Council in Ireland is reaching out to the Irish arts community in a unique way, with a major consultancy exercise which will inform a new national arts strategy. Gillian Bates talks to its...
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The Royal National Institute of the Blind (RNIB) offers a range of advice that arts venues can use to better serve the two million people in the UK who have a sight problem. As well as being...
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Arts Council under review as government plans to streamline public sector activities in Northern Ireland. Plans for a massive shake-up of local government and public bodies in Northern Ireland could...
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Andrew Kelly outlines Bristol?s novel approach to issues of access. Bristol has been transformed over the past 15 years, with new housing and office developments, a greater emphasis on cultural...
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A £35m overhaul has seen the former Liverpool Museum double in size to incorporate a World Culture Gallery, a new aquarium, a ?Bug House? and a performance area. Renamed World Museum Liverpool,...
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If You?re So Brilliant? HOW COME YOUR MARKETING PLANS AREN?T WORKING? - The Essential Guide to Marketing Planning This has got to be one of the best titles ever for a practical marketing planning...
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The oppositional nature of party politics has left many of us heaving a sigh of relief that what has been billed as the nastiest election in British political history is now over. Our opportunity to...
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Change in the countryside means that voluntary arts activity needs to play a vital role in revitalising rural communities. Ginny Brink explains. Rural communities are facing growing challenges to...
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Pianist Joanna MacGregor has been appointed as the new Artistic Director of Bath International Music Festival. She will work alongside the new Chief Executive, Nod Knowles, who was previously Head...
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Charlotte Jones, Chief Executive of The Independent Theatre Council (ITC), draws attention to some key messages from the forthcoming Theatre 2005 conference Theatre needs to open its doors, its mind...
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A multi-faceted scheme using the arts to improve the literacy and numeracy attainment of young people at risk of offending or re-offending is bringing remarkable results. Lynne Tabone explains.
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Pictures provide an invaluable stimulus for children to develop their literacy skills, says Ghislane Kenyon ?It?s hardest for the boys?, says Mark Hazzard, deputy headteacher at Windmill Hill...
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Jeremy Brown highlights creative approaches to developing basic skills at Sneyd Community School. A year ago Katie was summoned in front of the school governors and told that her aggressive and...
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Sue McClure gives an overview of the work of the National Institute of Adult Continuing Education The National Institute of Adult Continuing Education (NIACE) is the organisation responsible for...
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Charities Bill set for introduction in next parliament as parties battle over Lottery funds. The Labour Party has made a commitment to reintroduce the Charities Bill when parliament reconvenes after...
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The fifth in a series of articles looking at the work of Creative Partnerships around the country; this issue looks at how the experience of professional designers can impact on learning and the...
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Jatinder Verma?s suggestion of an ?arts register? for MPs (p11) is a nice idea. Wouldn?t it be good to know what our politicians really think about the arts? (Clearly, a number of our political...

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