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The Koestler Awards Scheme was the brainchild of Arthur Koestler, writes Dorothy Salmon. Koestler was the writer who was sentenced to death in Franco?s Spain, locked up by the French and held by the...
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Robert Sanderson, General Manager of the Brighton Dome, has unexpectedly been made redundant after only 15 months. The Dome?s re-opening season this Spring has been an artistic and financial success...
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The Unit supports the development of creative opportunities for people in prisons, young offender institutions, special hospitals and secure units, as well as the probation and community services...
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Following its success in negotiating a new deal for film actors, theatre union Equity?s sights are set on England?s regional theatre plan. They argue that a substantial amount of the extra £25m that...
From issue 28
?Borderlines? is a programme established by the New Vic Theatre with an initial three-year Arts for Everyone grant in 1999, writes John Morton. The programme is now a central part of the theatre?s...
From issue 28
The Glasgow Film Theatre hosted an exhibition of animated films on June 15, 2002 created by a group of young people with autistic spectrum disorders. ?Digitate? is organised by Project Ability, a...
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For the last 18 months, a partnership comprising the University of Northumbria, the Arts Council of England, the Local Government Association, the Voluntary Arts Network and the National Association...
From issue 28
Title: Chair Name of organisation: Puppet Centre Trust How long in present post? As Chair, 3 years; as member of staff and then Board member, 28 years Phone: 020 7622 5058 Email: pct@...
From issue 28
Two years after the publication of the Urban White Paper, ?Our towns and cities; the future,? the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister (ODPM) is to mount the Urban Summit on October 31 and November 1...
From issue 27
Three new Lottery capital projects have been given the go-ahead by the Arts Council of England, which has announced a £4.3m grant for the refurbishment of Watford?s Palace Theatre, £2.4m to...
From issue 27
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From issue 27
The Artsmark award, which is made by the Arts Council of England to recognise schools that have made a strong commitment to the arts and developed a range of arts provisions for pupils, has been...
From issue 27
This week, ArtsProfessional welcomes Heather Newill, Director of the Arts, Entertainment...
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Launching its 2001 Report at its annual lunch last month, the Theatrical Management Association (TMA) Chair, Maggie Saxon reiterated the growing links between itself, the Independent Theatre...
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Title: Audience Development Officer Name of organisation: Bury Art Gallery...
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Further details of a new scheme which will provide over £2m of Lottery money to help young people gain access to performing arts productions have been announced by the Millennium Commission. Aiming...
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The Arts Council of England has published new strategies on Street Arts and Circus including a commitment to increase funding available through its National Touring programme by 15%. Informed by...
From issue 27
I read your front page ?Arts cash squeezed as sponsorship plummets? with interest (ArtsProfessional issue 25, May 6). I work for a small company in Kent that sells scientific apparatus to schools and...
From issue 27
The United Nations? Convention on the Rights of the Child Article 31 may state that every child has the right to participate freely in cultural life and the arts and that member governments should...
From issue 27
Unicorn is a professional theatre company for audiences of children, their parents, families and teachers. It sees theatre as both a performance and participatory artform through which children can...
From issue 27
One feature of society that is true and sad is the segregation of people with children from those without, says Cathy Westbrook.Theatre has generally been seen as a place for ?non-children people?....
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Doubts expressed about the accuracy of a damning report into the activities of the failed Centre for Visual Arts (CVA) in Cardiff, where financial shortfalls forced closure in November 2000, just 14...
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People sometimes react to family-friendly research and pilot projects with cynicism, says Catherine Rose. One (nameless) arts manager responded that the idea seemed rather patronising, as we all know...
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Cross-border touring between England and Scotland has received a boost with the announcement by the Arts Council of England and the Scottish Arts Council of grants of over £600,000 to create access...

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