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Biomedical research charity, the Wellcome Trust, has commissioned artist Jason Middlebrook to create the UK?s largest public artwork. The 10ft tall by 370ft long work will form a giant hoarding along...
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ARCHITECTURE Ash Sakula Architects ? Listening, drawing, thinking help. Fast track projects/mighty or miniscule budgets/ converting boilerhouses/ rearranging rabbit warrens/call us/ Cany Ash t: 020...
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The publication of a detailed document answering many questions raised about Arts Council of England (ACE) proposals to absorb the 10 English Regional Arts Boards has been postponed. Initially...
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Title Co-manager Name of organisation Mantle Community Arts, How long in present post? nearly 3 years Phone 01530 830811 Fax 01530 810231 Email clairemantlearts@btclick.com What does...
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Last month saw the opening of two arts facilities in Scotland, both part-funded by the Scottish Arts Council Lottery fund. The new Birnam Institute in Perthshire will provide a boost for arts...
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A fund providing cash support for a wide range of film activities has been established by the Film Council. The Regional Investment for Film in England (RIFE) is an annual commitment of £6m for three...
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Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham, is celebrating its most successful year ever with more than 200,000 people attending events ? an increase of 30,000 over last year. In addition to the 164,000 people...
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The Association of British Orchestras (ABO) has launched a partnership with e-learning specialists ActiveSkills.com, to provide a range of low-cost management training courses over the Internet. The...
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At a party to celebrate ten years of Jerwood Foundation activities, nearly 400 collaborative partners and past recipients of Jerwood funding, enjoyed an evening of performance and live music at The...
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Northampton?s Victorian theatre, The Royal, and its next door neighbour, state-of-the-art Derngate, are jointly staging Alan Ayckbourn?s ?House...
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The John Hansard Galleryhas joined a European Archive Partnership involved in a major research project to develop a database for contemporary art archives. The project, known as Vektor, is part of...
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Women in Music, the national membership organisation which exists to raise awareness of, and redress the imbalance between the sexes in music, has named the six women composers who will receive...
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Title Director Name of organisation Jerwood Charitable Foundation How long in present post? 2? years Phone 020 7388 6287 Fax 020 7388 6289 Email roanne.dods@jerwood.org What does your...
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Museum Learning Online, a comprehensive set of guidelines on the creation, application and evaluation of online educational materials in the museum sector, has been published by Resource: The Council...
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ARTS CONSULTANTS Katharine Stuart Associates ? Performing Arts Development Consultants. Development of arts in rural areas, urban regeneration, programming, marketing, fundraising, business...
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A study by PricewaterhouseCoopers has discovered that poor data management costs UK businesses more than £1 billion a year. 75% of companies surveyed had experienced problems as a result of faulty...
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In a major post-election shake-up of the Department for Culture, Media and Sport, Tessa Jowell MP, former junior minister at health and employment who started her career as a psychiatric social...
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The development of a major new project to create a national Playwrights? Studio for Scotland has begun, headed by Faith Liddell, former Director of the Edinburgh International Book Festival. The year...
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Circus is thriving in the UK with something for everyone, whether professional artist, community participant or audience member. But are we giving it the respect and support it deserves? Dorothy...
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The power of the arts to engage, motivate and empower disaffected young people has been examined in this publication and elsewhere, notes David Alexander. Of all performing arts forms, circus seems...
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Skylight Circus Arts is based in Rochdale and works with circus arts in a range of community settings, using circus to develop people?s physical, creative and social abilities, writes Jim Riley....
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An additional £25m is to be pumped into support for the over-stretched theatre sector. How far will it go towards solving underlying problems? Charlotte Jones explores some of the implications for...
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Rick Bond shares the lessons he has learned about the process of establishing a Trust to manage an arts organisation. There was a single defining moment for me when I realised that the transfer...
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LightCube, the second public artwork in the Skelmersdale image enhancement project is being unveiled on Exchange Island ? one of three artworks to be located on traffic islands in the town. The...

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