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From Judy Dixey, Executive Director, VocalEyes While it is hard to increase audiences from some sectors of the community (AP issue 147, 4 June) , there is surely ample opportunity to do so in the...
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In a late attempt to quell the storm of criticism and rumour that has swirled around since its closure was announced on 10 May (AP issue 146, 21 May), the Bristol Old Vic has offered its own...
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The English National Opera Orchestra (pictured) has been awarded a Healthy Orchestra Charter Mark in recognition of good practice relating to the physical, mental and emotional health of its...
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Glyn Edwards looks at how international puppetry can work to build audiences in the UK. Fancy seeing Don Juan in Slovak, at a village hall in Shropshire? How about a fairy tale performed in...
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From Sarah Wiseman, Gallery Director, Sarah Wiseman Gallery read with interest the articles about the pressures and development of open studio events in the UK (AP issue 147, 4 June). As a gallery...
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The impact of the ban on smoking in public buildings, being introduced in England on 1 July, could have an adverse affect on theatrical performances that involve characters smoking on stage. This...
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Julia Davis explains how Théâtre Sans Frontières celebrates the opportunity to work in different languages. Théâtre Sans Frontières (TSF), based in rural Northumberland, has been producing and...
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From Louise De Winter, Director, National Campaign for the Arts Paul Bogens article on arts funding (AP Issue 147, 4 June) asked who was advocating for the arts and representing the sector at a...
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Mark Sands explains the creative process behind producing theatre for both Deaf and hearing audiences. The idea of theatre that places British Sign Language (BSL) at the heart of the creative process...
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From Mark Pemberton, Director-designate of the Association of British Orchestras I really must leap to the defence of Arts Council England and correct Paul Bogens statement (AP Issue 147, 4 June)...
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Dont let the jargon put you off: an understanding of the concepts behind such phrases as silo mentality and ideas freecycle can benefit us all. Damian Hebron explains why. Occasionally, out...
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Arts marketing has come a long way in the past 30 years. Terry OSullivan marks the highlights and reflects on the new challenges. You might think that its a bit early in the day to be rethinking...
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Is your board a lean mean meeting machine? If not, maybe its time to change. Rick Bond explains how. A regular, and, I may say, highly enjoyable element of my work is the facilitation of away-days...
English National Youth Arts Network is offering free membership to all, in an attempt to better achieve its aims of raising the profile of youth arts and uniting the whole of the sector. The...
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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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Musicians Union sets out proposals for measures to lessen the negative impact of the Licensing Act 2003. The debate over the Licensing Act 2003 was re-ignited last week when the Musicians Union (MU...
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The National Theatre of Scotland (NToS) will be taking two of its shows to America this autumn. NToS received a £195,000 grant from the International Touring Fund which will enable it to showcase ...
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The Royal Shakespeare Company has appointed Liz Thompson as Director of Communications. Formerly Head of External Relations at the Environment Agency, she takes over following the departure of Roger...
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More than 160 Arts Council England (ACE) staff face an uncertain future, following the announcement of proposed measures aimed at reducing annual administrative costs by £800,000. Amongst the...
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The Royal Opera House (ROH) has bought the classical music and dance DVD production and distribution company Opus Arte UK Ltd for £5.7m. The acquisition has been funded through a special fund of...
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It is all too easy for training needs analysis to be ineffectual, but by following a clear process that focuses on the needs of the organisation as well as the individual, it can deliver valuable...
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The news that the arts sector has fallen short of DCMS targets for arts participation and attendance is seriously unwelcome (p1), not only for Arts Council England (ACE), but for arts organisations...
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A new advisory body aimed at promoting public art in London has been launched by Arts Council England (ACE) for a two-year pilot period. Art in the Open is said by ACE to be a resource offering...
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Welsh National Operas Marketing team has won two national awards from the Institute of Direct Marketing for a marketing campaign in which packets of tissues carrying the words Did WNO make you...
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The Department for Culture Media and Sport (DCMS) is under fire in the latest Public Accounts Report for the high cost of its office accommodation. The DCMS and its 24 organisations including Arts...

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