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Rupert Murdoch?s BSkyB is acquiring a 50% shareholding in Artsworld, the digital TV arts channel, and will bring in its own staff to run the operation. Artsworld was set up to replace what was at the...
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Celebrities including Dame Judi Dench, Victoria Wood and Sir Ian McKellen will be joining families, patients, nurses, poets and musicians in simultaneous events in 43 countries on October 4 to raise...
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Contemporary art has done it, even museums have done it, but orchestras, collectively, still don?t seem to have got the message across that there is much more to them than ?7.30pm performances in...
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That classical music listeners are not always classical music attenders is a fact that continues to distress the orchestral community in the UK ? and it seems that the problem is by no means unique...
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Running an orchestra has always been a precarious business in Britain, writes Derek Warby. We do not benefit from the levels of subsidy enjoyed by many of our European neighbours and sponsorship is...
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Kieran Cooper suggests ways of coping when the chips are down! The infamous Murphy?s law ? whatever can go wrong, will go wrong ? could easily have been written about computers. Certainly, the...
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Pop-Up Theatre Established 1982 e: admin@pop-up.net How it all began? Michael Dalton and the late Penny Bernand of Theatre Rites fame, produced a one-person show for under-fives using a...
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Stratford Circus, the £14m Lottery-funded East London arts centre which opened just over two years ago as part of a capital project to develop the Stratford Cultural Quarter, has ceased trading...
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Globalisation has been a keyword in the arts for some years now; and if the latest manifesto from Arts Council England is a guide, it looks as though the whole industry could be steered into taking a...
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A programme of exhibitions, publications, talks, education projects and events will bring together photography from around the world at the first Brighton Photo Biennial (bpb), which opens next...
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Trac, the Welsh folk development agency, decided some time ago to take ten young musicians to the Ethno Camp at Falun in the Dalarna district of Sweden, writes Geoff Cripps. Ethno is now in its...
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The demise of Stratford Circus has a horribly familiar ring about it (p1). Lottery-funded arts regeneration projects hitting the buffers with funding difficulties are sadly not unknown. Stockton?s...
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Steve Garrett explains why the time is right to draw attention to the contribution that the arts, culture and the media can make towards the integration of displaced people into our communities. With...
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Sadler?s Wells has announced the appointment of Mark Sullivan to the newly created role of Business Development Director. He was previously Head of Commercial Development at the Science Museum,...
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From Adrian Phillips, Big Difference Consulting I?ve just returned from a trip to New York where I was treated to amazing levels of customer service. I?d always heard that the Americans were good at...
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The announcement by the Scottish Executive of several new initiatives to support Scottish museums and galleries has been met with incredulity and disbelief amongst many of those involved in the...
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Name Anne Siequien Organisation BBC Philharmonic Title Marketing Officer How long in post? 5 years t: 0161 244 4002 e: anne.siequien@bbc.co.uk What does your organisation do? The orchestra...
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The first ever Writers? Lab exclusively for Black British playwrights will give ten promising writers the chance to work alongside leading professional directors, writers and dramaturges. To...
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Festivals teaching traditional Gaelic music, song and dance are to be expanded as a result of a new funding package from Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE). £180,000 will be awarded over three...
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In May this year, the final contracts were signed for The Public Building, a £40m arts and technology project in West Bromwich, formerly known as c/PLEX. The project signals a groundbreaking...
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Sean Egan highlights the issues that arts organisations should consider before applying to be treated as VAT exempt. You may well have seen the reports of the Brontë Society receiving a cheque for...
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Review by June Heap, a visual artist who regularly works on art projects within the community. (Slough Borough Council, 2003, ISBN 0904 164071 £12 [£14.88 inc p...
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A bold initiative to establish an online box office system and associated audience development agency across the whole of Northern Ireland is being developed and supported by the Arts Council of...
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Every young person has the right to enjoy safety at home, in the streets and at school was the message of an arts-led consultation exercise with pupils from 45 schools across Leicestershire this...
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A virtual art gallery which enables employees to view works of art on their PCs and purchase them through an online gallery agent has been successfully piloted by Experian in the East Midlands....

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