From issue 151
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...
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
Tamsin Dillon lists those who have inspired her professional life. Cindy Sherman I met Cindy Sherman in 2003 when she made the first of a series of billboard commission projects as part of Platform...
From issue 151
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...
From issue 151
For West End theatres, surviving means engaging with a broader church of stakeholders, says James Williams. Has the West End any purpose other than to turn a profit? I very much think so. Of...
From issue 151
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...
From issue 151
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
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
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 150
Jodie Lamb shares her experience of encouraging diverse audiences into Oldham Coliseum Theatre. Oldham Coliseum Theatre has a strong track record in reaching a loyal non-traditional blue-collar...
From issue 150
Gavin Barlow looks forward to the audience taking over the programming at the Albany arts centre. What would happen if a venue handed over artistic programming to its audience for a year? Its...
From issue 150
Andy OHanlon looks at the relationship between local government and Arts Council England, and sees a very one-sided affair. Today, like all local authority arts officers in the Eastern region, I...
From issue 150
As Shape celebrates its 30th birthday Steve Mannix looks at how far the disability and deaf arts sector has come, and points the way ahead. Weve just celebrated our 30th birthday here at Shape (I...
From issue 150
Paul Whittaker lists those who have inspired his professional life. Richard Stilgoe Without Richard its unlikely that Music and the Deaf (MatD) would even exist. Richard invited me to the first ...
From issue 150
Tim Josss Inspiration series draws in lessons from beyond the arts. Here he examines the importance of charting your progress, keeping everyone in the picture and reveals how one organisation does...
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Government signals move away from PSA targets for the arts. The Government has signalled a change in direction over Public Service Agreement targets for the arts. In his first speech as Secretary of...
From issue 150
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 150
Artes Mundi, the bi-annual international visual arts initiative has announced that St Davids 2, a £675m retail-led development in Cardiff city centre, is to be a major sponsor of Artes Mundi 3....
From issue 150
Engaging with hard-to-reach groups is, after all, what tackling social exclusion is all about. But how do you reach the unreachable? Heather Maitland makes some suggestions. The Government has set...
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An agreement between the Labour and Plaid Cymru Groups in the National Assembly for Wales includes clear commitments by Rhodri Morgan, Leader of the Labour Party Wales, and Ieuan Wyn Jones, Leader of...
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The Museums, Libraries and Archives Partnership has published its five-point programme of celebrations for the Cultural Olympiad, identifying how museums, libraries and archives can help deliver its...
From issue 150
Visitor attractions are failing to reclaim millions of pounds due to the complexities of the Gift Aid system, according to the latest report from Tourism South East. The report, entitled Measuring...
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The lack of clarity in the 2003 Licensing Act, coupled with over zealous local authorities, is to blame for a number of small-scale live music events being cancelled or having unnecessary...
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Young people and children in care will receive free music lessons as part of the planned legislation in the governments White Paper, Care Matters: Time for Change. The initiative forms part of a...
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Brighton Photo Biennial has appointed Helen Cadwallader as Executive Director. Previously at Arts Council England, she will replace John Gill who retires in August. Julian Stallabrass has been...

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