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Any organisation committed to arts education faces a range of challenges. Jim Gatten explores how new technologies can help address these, and previews a debate that will begin at the arts4schools...
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Government plans to require just about anyone who wants to stand up and sing or play music (p1) to go and find themselves a venue that has gone to the trouble and expense of obtaining a licence...
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Steven Barwell explores how time spent on methodical and detailed prospect research can result in major gifts, bringing benefits to the long-term future of an arts organisation. Development in the...
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London Assembly member and former Islington councillor Jennette Arnold has been appointed to chair the Greater London Authority?s Cultural Strategy Group for London, replacing Yasmin Anwar. Simon...
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A key part of the Oxford Playhouse overall fundraising strategy is to seek support and involvement from the broad base of audience members, says Julia Dry. Talking to people on a one-to-one basis...
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Plans to establish a National Theatre in Scotland have been put on hold in favour of a greater commitment to Scotland?s regional theatres, according to Scotland?s First Minister, Jack McConnell,...
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Watermill delivers cutting-edge theatre in an idyllic and picturesque rural setting, explains Susan Foster. This is a striking combination which, over the years, has generated a sense of pride,...
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A contract to deliver a strategy for developing the export potential of the performing arts sector has been won by the Independent Theatre Council (ITC), which will be working in partnership with a...
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An occasional column for invited writers to raise issues which concern them The arts struggle to sustain sufficient levels of funding and many artistic directors? roles include fundraising and...
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Total domestic spending on music in the UK was valued at just under £5bn in 2000, according to the National Music Council?s most recent statistical report investigating the economic value of the UK...
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Kieran Cooper considers the problem of multiple databases. The Box Office system, the fundraising database, the press list, the Chief Executive?s filofax, the dreaded Christmas Card list, that pile...
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Interact, a leading UK exponent of using creative arts for experiential training, has gained approval from Equity for its contracts for professional actor services. This means that for the first time...
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Title Consultant Organisation Elizabeth Anderson Consultants How long in post? Since Sept ?83 What does your organisation do? Advise and support arts and other charities in planning and...
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The Directory of Social Change (DSC), which has been leading a consultation exercise on recent proposals by the Strategy Unit of the Government?s Cabinet Office for major changes to the legal and...
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Two years ago, a group of UK-based arts marketing agencies got together to find out more about European audience development. Tracy Cochrane (left) and Susie Hargreaves explain what happened next...
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The third part of Barclays? £1.9m arts sponsorship ?Invest and Inspire?, which aims to make the arts more accessible, is to enable the forthcoming Titian exhibition at London?s National Gallery to...
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One of the arts? most enduring commercial sponsorship relationships is due to end in July next year when BT releases its title sponsorship of the BT Scottish Ensemble (pictured) after a 10-year...
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Visiting Arts has updated its publication ?Cutting Through the Red Tape?, a guide to the practical issues involved in bringing artists in from overseas, such as work permits, visas, Foreign...
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Neil Blunt believes that formal training methods which address generalities with broad truisms can often be as unhelpful as they are expensive. He explains why mentoring offers an effective...
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In a formal setting in my mentor?s office, our first one-hour meeting destroyed all the comfortable certainties of my professional life, writes Barbara Woroncow. Probing questions and acute...
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Whilst it is relatively easy to find references to mentoring schemes it can be more of a challenge to find out how effective they really are, writes Jules Cadie. But our investigation for North...
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As part of this series reflecting different views on the nature of Audience Development, we approached the Arts Councils of Scotland, England, and Wales to share their views. Ros Lamont, Phil Cave,...
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Immediate Theatre is celebrating an award of £5,000 for winning the Drugs and Alcohol category of the Community Care awards 2002. The award was made for ?Cracked?, a one-day awareness-raising...
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The self-programmed part of the Brighton Festival, previously known as the ?Open? and the ?Umbrella?, has been re-titled ?Brighton Festival Fringe? following research that showed the original names...
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The latest project by Oily Cart Theatre Company, which launches its UK tour this week, is targeted at very young children. The project consists of 3 separate half hour plays, including ?Up in...

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