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A three-year funding settlement for regularly funded arts organisations across England has been announced by Arts Council England (ACE), in a package valued at over £1bn. Total grant-in-aid is set...
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It would appear from the extensive media coverage of all things gardening that we are now obsessed with our garden, balcony or window box. If that is the case, the arts ? and craft and sculpture in...
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A set of seven CDs, the first of two boxed sets that will ultimately comprise the Complete Works of Frederyk Chopin, has been recorded by 73-year old entrepreneur Sir Ernest Hall, founder and...
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The ?Hidden Gardens?, due to be initiated with a series of openings in June 2003, is Scotland?s first permanent pluralistic sanctuary garden, a unique public space that cuts across all divisions of...
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No doubt many organisations in the bright new era of increased funding will feel they have reached the end of a long uphill struggle towards financial stability. In fact, it?s only the beginning,...
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Until recently, what we as artists could take from nature, and in particular botany, has been limited to what we can see with the naked eye, writes Rob Kesseler. Yet by rekindling the relationship...
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Clive Caseley (pictured) will be joining Arts Council England as Executive Director of External Relations. He has been Director of Communications at the London Borough of Ealing since 2001 and...
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Title Garden Designer Organisation Paradeisos ? Gardens for People (arts and gardens projects) How long in post? Self-employed for 6 years e: belladarcy@gardensforpeople.com w: http://www....
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Two things spring to mind reading ?Storm in a Tikka? (ArtsProfessional, issue 45, p5). First, if Sarah Blomfield?s advice to others potentially facing controversy over the staging of a ?cutting edge...
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Concern is mounting in Wales that Assembly control over arts spending decisions is tightening still further, following the latest funding announcement to the Culture Committee by Jenny Randerson,...
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A second round of cross-border touring awards, which were first introduced in May last year, are to create new opportunities for major performing arts companies to present work across their national...
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Wider music and dance opportunities for talented young people are to be made available to leading youth arts organisations following an announcement by the Department for Education and Skills (DfES)...
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Refurbishment ? a bit of a dreary word, observes Rosalyn Fry. Not new and sparkling, but not expensive either. At Poole in Dorset, Poole Arts Trust has just refurbished an ugly 1970s concrete...
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The Arts Council of Wales has published its five year arts development strategy, which outlines its priorities for the period 2002?2007. The aim of the strategy, entitled ?Supporting Creativity?, is...
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Heather Newill argues for a consistent approach to identifying and developing high-potential staff early on in their careers. Creating a learning culture In a recent survey conducted amongst 750...
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This week sees the London Symphony Orchestra (LSO) formally open its new education centre and performing arts venue based in a Grade 1 listed building and former church in the City of London, close...
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As the traditional arts benefit from a significant increase in interest and funding from both the Scottish Arts Council (SAC) and the Scottish Executive, Moira Gibson sees a bright future for those...
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Strategic partnerships between local authorities and arts funding bodies must be flavour of the month. The Arts Council of Wales (ACW, p1) has drawn attention to the importance of its relationship...
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The founding fathers of trac, four Welsh traditional music enthusiasts (Stephen Rees, Ceri Rhys Matthews, Danny KilBride and Philip Freeman), established the organisation in 1997 with the...
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Urbis has announced the appointment of Tony Doherty, previously Director of Exeter?s Phoenix arts centre, as General Manager. His appointment follows the departure of Elizabeth Usher, who was...
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It?s all about connections. That?s definitely the theme at the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall in January each year when the city?s traditional music festival brings artists from the Celtic diasporas (...
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The potential for a centralised ticket booking facility to be set up for arts and cultural events taking place right across Scotland?s Highlands and Islands is being explored by Hi-arts, the arts...
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John Field (ArtsProfessional, issue 44, p10) makes an interesting contribution to the debate on the use of print in theatres ? but it is also important to consider the venue?s point of view too....
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A survey commissioned by the Arts Council of Wales (ACW) towards the end of 2002 has revealed that 43% of adults claim to attend arts events once a year or more often including musicals, opera,...
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Title Performance Programme Director Organisation The Sage Gateshead How long in post? 13 years as Co-Director of Folkworks; 2 years for the Sage Gateshead t: 0191 443 4570 e: ros.rigby@...

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