From issue 152
Thinking of recruiting staff for your youth arts project? Virginia Haworth-Galt points out how changes in CRB procedures will affect you. There was a time in recent memory when implementing basic...
From issue 152
Annie Warburton has been appointed as the new Chief Executive Officer of Artsmatrix, to lead the organisation through the next phase of its development. Shamaila Ahmed (pictured) has joined...
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What are the chances of cultural values being given a more central place in EU policy-making? Christopher Gordon examines the evidence. The rotating six-monthly EU Presidency baton has recently...
From issue 152
From Neal Hattersley, Director, Business Growth Partners I read Helen Goulds letter, Off Target, in AP issue 151 and found it to be a bit polemical. I would have classified it under the usual...
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Tim Brinkman shares his online favourites. 1. http://www.lacaserne.net I am fascinated by the work of Canadian Robert Lepages multidisciplinary company, Ex Machina. Over the past few years Ive...
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CONSULTANTS Christina Dixon Consulting Strategic marketing and audience development consultancy offering research, evaluation and strategy development services to the cultural sector. http://www....
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Lesley Fidler considers the ways in which employers might commit fraud through their dealings with employees. It is quite possible for an employer to disadvantage an employee or other members of...
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ACE concerned as survey reveals spending decline. A decline in local authority arts spending will have a major impact on arts delivery and development across England and Wales, according to a...
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The Andy Warhol exhibition at the National Gallery, Scotland, marks both the 20th anniversary of the artists death and the biggest ever sponsorship of modern art in Scotland, by Bank of Scotland....
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The first review of the relationship between public art and the planning system in England for 15 years has just been published by the public art think tank, ixia. The report, Public Art and the...
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The British Arts Festivals Association (BAFA) has commissioned a sector-wide impact study of UK festivals entitled Festivals Mean Business, and is asking arts festivals across the UK to complete its...
From issue 151
CONSULTANTS Christina Dixon Consulting Strategic marketing and audience development consultancy offering research, evaluation and strategy development services to the cultural sector. http://www....
From issue 151
Sean Egan looks at a worrying trend in the way that significant tax developments are being introduced. The main regulators for arts organisations that are charities are the Charity Commission and Her...
A new paper exploring the connections and economic linkages between publicly funded culture and the creative industries has been published by Arts Council England. Prepared by John Holden, Head of...
From issue 151
Workforce development receives boost from skills initiatives Workforce development across the performing arts technical sector has received a boost with news that Creative and Cultural Skills (CCS...
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Arts projects have been nominated for awards in six out of the seven categories in the 2007 National Lottery Awards. The annual awards celebrate the impact that exceptional Lottery-funded projects...
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Well London, a five-year initiative which will work with 35,000 people in 20 of Londons most disadvantaged neighbourhoods, has been awarded a total of £9.5m from the Big Lottery Wellbeing programme...
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Cheltenham Everyman Theatre has appointed Kirstie Davis (pictured) as Director of ReachOut. She joins from Watford Palace Theatre where she was Associate Director, acting Artistic Director and...
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From Helen Gould, Director, Creative Exchange Despite the apparent U-turn over targets in the arts (AP issue 150, p1) the indisputable fact is that the arts sector in England is still failing to...
From issue 151
Current youth circus activity and provision is revealed in Arts Council Englands publication, Airborne: mapping of youth circus activity in the UK. The research forms part of the Young Peoples...
From issue 151
'Do we really need an Arts Council?' is the question that lies at the heart of Sir Christopher Frayling's article on arts policy (pp. 8-9), and one that will produce instant knee-jerk reactions, on...
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More than 200 cultural organisations are contributing to India Now, a three-month celebration of Indian culture, that aims to recognise the strong and growing relations between India and London....
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Stephen Hetherington explores the nature of strategic alliances in relation to the birth of HQ Theatres. The railway gauge, the VHS video system, the Liberal Democrats, QWERTY keyboards and the...
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Festivals Edinburgh, the lobbying and advocacy group for Edinburghs 12 major festivals, has received a significant boost from stakeholders and funders, in support of its Edinburgh Festivals...
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Sarah Levitt reveals how museumaker has encouraged arts and museum services to work together to commission new work and to obtain funding. Until December 2006, Leicester City Council had separate...

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