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Baroness Genista McIntosh is the Executive Director of the Royal National Theatre and has been Chair of the South London advisory group for Common Purpose. She is currently a trustee of the Civilia...
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A strategy which aims to combat racism in theatre and develop opportunities for Black, Asian and Chinese artists and arts professionals to work in English theatres has been published by the Arts...
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The Arts Marketing Association (AMA) conference is held for three days at the end of each July, explains Pam Henderson. Around 400 people from across the UK cultural sector attend. The evaluation...
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A pilot text messaging project to develop youth audiences for Plymouth-based arts and leisure organisations has been launched by South West Arts Marketing in collaboration with direct marketing...
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Joined up thinking, seeing the bigger picture, and thinking outside the box. Like many professions, the arts world has been infiltrated with government buzzwords, writes Iona Horsburgh.These phrases...
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Tunnel vision is an affliction suffered by a good few managers in the arts ? and perhaps this is inevitable. A passion for the arts is something of a prerequisite for someone in role of artistic...
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Review by Jane Coe at Smart ? Marketing the Arts around Surrey (ACE, 2001, ISBN 0- 7287-0820-5 £8 [£10.96 inc p...
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Review by Jane Coe at Smart ? Marketing the Arts around Surrey (AMA, 2001, ed. Liz Hill, ISBN 1-903315-05-0 £10 [£12.57 inc p...
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A re-structuring at the Ambassador Theatre Group sees the appointment of Michael Lynas (pictured), currently its Regional Programming Director and the Chief Executive of Milton Keynes Theatre, as...
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ARTS SERVICES St Helens Creative Industries Initiative: http://www.creative-insthelens.org Database of artists and creative industries; Commercial and domestic commissions; Arts in education;...
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A consultation document detailing a proposed five-year Arts Development Strategy for Wales has been published by the Arts Council of Wales (ACW), and is to be the subject of a series of briefing...
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Title: Commercial Manager Name of Organisation: SBC How long in present post? 3 years What does your organisation do? SBC manages a 27-acre site from Waterloo Bridge to County Hall,...
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Four managers from the University of Wales? Aberystwyth Arts Centre have won the inaugural Wales Management Team Challenge for 2002, after competing against 89 teams from across Wales. The Challenge...
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When Regional Cultural Consortia were originally set up, they were viewed by some as yet another layer of bureaucracy and just an opportunity for talking but with little influence, no teeth and a...
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New five-year strategies for Crafts and Music in Scotland have been published by the Scottish Arts Council (SAC), and a draft strategy for the Visual Arts has also been launched for consultation,...
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Regional Cultural Consortia (RCCs) were set up to provide a route for advising ministers; to stimulate greater strategic coherence between cultural funders, providers and activities; to promote cross...
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In a flurry of civic pride, cities across the UK have been delivering their bids to the Department for Culture Media and Sport to be named as European Capital of Culture 2008. With 12 cities in...
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Aims Regional Cultural Consortia aim to champion the whole spectrum of culture and creative interests in each region, including tourism and sport; forge links across this spectrum; and create a...
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It both easy and in many cases justifiable to look back on the Golden Era of Lottery Capital projects with a very critical eye. Some of the financial disasters have been spectacular ones, including...
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A lot of arts policy thinking has gone on in Wales in the past year, including a draft five-year arts development strategy by the Arts Council of Wales (ACW) and the Cultural Strategy for Wales,...
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Felicity Harvest (pictured) has been appointed as the new Regional Executive Director of Southern...
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I have a recurring nightmare and it is this: I work for the Department for Culture Media and Sport (DCMS) in the section monitoring cultural strategies and I return to my office on 3 January 2003 to...
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The legal merger of the Arts Council of England (ACE) with the ten Regional Arts Boards took place on April 1. The new body has nine regional offices, matching the Government?s regional boundaries,...
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If I were to sum up my experience of producing a cultural strategy, I would say it was like trying to pin down a cloud. A very lovely cloud, with a blue sky behind. These documents are nebulous to...
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In competition with commercial IT businesses in Coventry and Warwickshire, marketing:arts, the Coventry-based agency specialising in data analysis for the arts and leisure industries, has been...

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