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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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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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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 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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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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However much arts organisations may resist the notion that they are ?businesses?, the truth is that wise financial decisions are just as important for them as for profit-driven organisations. The...
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?Rampage? is an eclectic mix of new writing by and for young people, exploring the question ?What makes you angry?? explains James Dove. Drawing together three separate events ? Rampage Plays,...
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Sean Egan says that mergers are largely a question of undertaking due diligence (ArtsProfessional issue 54, July 14). They certainly are not. Mergers are about people; and many people react to...
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In May M6 Theatre Company took the play ?Breathing Spaces? by Mary Cooper, a story of asylum and refuge created for the 14+ age group, to the Milk International Children?s Festival in Toronto. The...
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Alan Davey, currently Head of Arts Division at the Department for Culture, Media and Sport, has been appointed as its new Director of Arts and Culture. He was responsible for the Bill which...
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ARTS SERVICES Arts Marketing Hampshire ? developing audiences in Southern England. Research, project monitoring...
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A shake-up in the marketing team at Ambassador Theatre Group?s (ATG), the UK?s second largest theatre group and one of the country?s foremost theatre producers, will see Pat Westwell, Group Head of...
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Organisation artSites Birmingham Title Director How long in present post? Four years t: 0121 440 5213 e: clare.edwards@artsites.org.uk What does your organisation do? artSites Birmingham...
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Following the recent announcement that financial difficulties have led the Leicester Haymarket Theatre to close (ArtsProfessional issue 51, June 2), Arts Council England has awarded recovery funding...
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Recent research has increased our understanding of young audiences, their needs and interests. Around 200 New Audiences projects, funded by Arts Council England, have built on this knowledge, with...
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BBC Learning in Drama and Entertainment is launching ?Get Writing? a year-long campaign to encourage creative writing. The first season of the initiative concentrates on short story writing and...
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The practicalities of running an award or prize scheme are many and require both flair and detailed advance planning. Roanne Dods shares some tips for success. Award schemes inspire debate,...
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This December will see a significant addition to the music industry calendar, with the presentation of the first-ever British Composer Awards. Presented by the British Academy of Composers and...
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The work of six arts organisations involved with socially excluded groups across the UK has been placed in jeopardy following the shock announcement that the Diana, Princess of Wales Memorial Fund...
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As I write this, everyone involved with the Genesis Opera Project is becoming quietly excited. In a few weeks? time we are premiering three operas in London at Almeida Opera by relatively unknown...
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Escapade, a spectacular celebration of popular South Asian culture viewing London through Indian eyes, will be taking place over two days on London?s South Bank on August 1 and 2. The free event...
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North West Playwrights, established 1982 e: newplaysnw@hotmail.com How it all began? A group of north west-based writers decided to address the lack of new work being produced in the region?s...
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Let?s face it, a fair proportion of arts organisations facing financial difficulties can have at least some of the blame for their situations laid at their own doors. The Auditor General, in his...
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Tim Wills (pictured), Theatre Manager of The Haymarket Theatre, Basingstoke has been appointed to the new post of Development Director. Zoe Curnow (pictured), formerly General Manager of the...

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