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Peer review and self-assessment will work hand in hand under a new system to judge the performance of both new and existing Regularly Funded Organisations (RFOs), a spokesperson from Arts Council...
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Creating a relaxed and intimate experience across four galleries proved a good way to reach beyond the culture
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This is a wise, stylish and often witty book. The author has important things to say about UK quangoland in the early 21st century, notably about centre/periphery tensions and the role of intelligent...
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Simon Webb (pictured) will be joining The City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra as Director of Orchestral Management. He was formerly a professional cellist and Chairman of the London Philharmonic...
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A poster campaign across Nottingham, Derby and Leicester has been launched by Arts Council England, East Midlands to highlight five new arts venues opening across the region, and to promote a website...
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Some outrage may be evoked by the fact that Arts Council England (ACE) spends 35p in the pound on administering individual grants (p1). The whole business of grant-giving can clearly be an expensive...
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The DCMS has failed to meet eight out of its 12 targets for culture and the arts, according to its annual report published this month. Progress on Public Service Agreements (PSAs) is measured using...
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François Matarasso suggests that it is not that McMaster is wrong, it’s just that his approach is too limited.
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A rapid decrease in the number of staff and relocation of two-thirds of its operations to Birmingham are the first steps in creating a “new MLA”, according to the organisation’s...
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Following the Chancellor?s recent u-turn on the 10% tax band, Lesley Fidler brings us up to speed on all the most relevant recent tax changes.
Youth Music will be sponsoring up to 18 places on the Clore Leadership course from June 2008. The sponsored places are aimed at experienced Managers and Project Leaders who run music projects with...
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The Derby Playhouse, which is currently in administration, has avoided liquidation following a legal claim by Artistic Director Stephen Edwards, challenging the level of Lottery grant repayments...
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Organisations outside the arts are trying new ways of recruiting, training and retaining excellent staff, as Pam Henderson helps us to discover.
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Creative industries will be boosted by a new training facility for the theatre workforce.
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Anne Sherman shows how art and literature development can read from the same hymn sheet.
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An extraordinary mobile arts venue is being specially created for the Lift Festival (previously London International Festival of Theatre) in June and July. The new building, known as ‘the Lift...
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Galleries and libraries are reaching out to similar audiences, writes Leisa Gray.
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Performance, skills and training “covering many aspects of opera and ballet” are part of a proposal being discussed by Manchester City Council (MCC) and the Royal Opera House (ROH), AP...
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Stereotypes wither when arts organisations collaborate with libraries, Adam Pushkin discovers.
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Creative workers who would not normally need a visa on account of their nationality, and are coming to work in the UK for less than three months, will not now need work visas under the new Points...
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Paul Bogen identifies a range of non-arts activities that building-based arts organisations in Europe are using to increase their income.
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Nineteenth-century buildings can work in a twenty-first century world if the resources are made available, says Nica Burns.
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A leaflet and publicity campaign to recruit potential arts board members from under-represented groups, particularly women, will be launched this summer by the DCMS. The government has set a target...
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Specialised resources and staff help to make a successful enterprise out of hire and services, writes Richard Lee.

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