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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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Organisation Wigmore Hall Title Artistic Director How long in present post? 3 months t: 020 7258 8300 e: artisticdirector@wigmore-hall.org.uk What does your organisation do? It programmes...
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A new Digital Screen Network is to be set up with a £13m investment from the Film Council?s Lottery-funded Distribution and Exhibition Fund. The cash will be used to provide an infrastructure that...
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What part do festivals play in audience development? Can they attract new audiences to the arts, or do they simply cater to an existing audience for a specific artform? Despite the flourishing...
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Arts Council England (ACE) has appointed a team of nine Lead Advisors to build on the work of the previous advisory panels and oversee the delivery of its corporate plan. The new team will cover...
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ARTS SERVICES Arts Marketing Hampshire ? developing audiences in Southern England. Research, project monitoring...
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The Charity Commission has published new guidelines to help charities report their activities and achievements. Its new publication, leaflet CC59, has been issued in response to a growing...
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A new technology that helps blind or partially sighted people to appreciate highly detailed photographs has been unveiled at the Natural History Museum. The pioneering project features 30 tactile...
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A survey of consumers? attitudes to online purchasing has found that acceptance of online ticketing is still growing. Conducted by online ticketing supplier ts.com amongst a range of ticket...
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Recent growth and a change of direction has led to a change of identity for Eastern Touring Agency, which from now on will be know as Momentum Arts. The organisation has historically managed tours...
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The latest issue of The Platform, a web-based newsletter published by AEA Consulting, includes four reviews of recent conferences. These include a review of the biennial US National Arts Marketing...
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One of London?s most famous public spaces has become its newest arts arena, as Trafalgar Square is re-opened following an eighteen-month construction project to improve the area. Part of the...
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Review by Phyllida Shaw, freelance researcher and writer specialising in arts policy (Arts Council England, 2002, ISBN 0-7287-0873-6, £10.00* or free at http://www.artscouncil.org.uk) Whether you...
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There are interesting times ahead for the Lottery (p1), which since its launch in 1994 has arguably been instrumental in some of the most glorious arts achievements (as well as some of the most...
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Dance Umbrella is the UK?s most adventurous dance promoter, and this year celebrates its 25th annual festival of contemporary dance from around the world, writes Carole Britten. It has never...
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Sune Nordgren, Director of the Baltic for the past six years, is to become founding director of the National Museum for Art, Architecture and Design in Norway. Arts...
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Dance UK established 1982 e: info@danceuk.org How it all began? Dance was emerging as a distinct and diverse artform, but receiving little attention from funders and policy-makers. A group of...
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Attempts by the music industry to influence the Licensing Bill have foundered, as Liberal Democrat Peers have withdrawn their support for a Conservative amendment which would have seen the...
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Kieran Cooper explains why database-driven websites should mean that out-of-date content is a thing of the past This web page is out of date I?m sure you?re familiar with the feeling you get when...
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A £20 million Lottery award towards the restoration, refurbishment and modernisation of the Royal Festival Hall (RFH) has been confirmed by Arts Council England (ACE). The ACE funding will be...
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Organisation South East Dance National Dance Agency Title Director How long in present post? Nearly five years t: 01273 202032 e: southeast.dance@virgin.net What does your organisation do...
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With just under £400,000 left to raise towards its £2.6m redevelopment, the Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith has launched a new fundraising appeal aimed at theatre professionals. The appeal is...
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A National Centre for Photography in Wales is one step closer following the announcement by the Arts Council of Wales of a £2.4m grant towards its establishment as part of a redevelopment of Margam...

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