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A new partnership between the broadcaster Five and Arts Council England is set to bring about a range of high profile programmes, events, exhibitions and educational initiatives, starting in...
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Eight, a creative professional development event for professionals and volunteers working in the arts with young people, will take place in London on May 26. The speakers, workshops and debates will...
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Colin Mercer and John Lancaster look at cultural tourism, why it is cropping up on the agenda and what it can offer. What do we mean by cultural tourism? At heart, it properly refers to a...
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Arts festival management is ? and probably always will be ? a precarious operation. However, one UK festival has both its finances and future plans in a very healthy state, and moreover makes a...
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30th birthday established 1975 e: info@chifest.org.uk How it all began? The Festival started as a one-off event to mark the 900th anniversary of the foundation of Chichester?s Norman Cathedral...
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Websites are an important sales tool yet often don?t work as well as they should. Roger Tomlinson looks at some of the problems that customers face when using arts websites and suggests a few...
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The role of mentor can make all the difference between the sinking of an arts initiative and its survival and ultimate success. Tamara Malcolm outlines her personal experience as mentor to an...
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A widespread review of Scotland’s cultural activity is to “look again at [the country’s] cultural infrastructure and ask if it fit for purpose.” The review, heralded by Scotland’s First Minister, Jack McConnell in his St Andrew’s Day address in November 2003, will run for a year and investigate the current status of arts activity in Scotland.
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Never before have writing courses been so popular, writes Julia Forster. Writers can now be found teaching their craft to students of all ages ? from pupils in primary schools to postgraduates in...
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The wide appeal of street arts events has been revealed in new research by the Independent Street Arts Network (ISAN), with the top thirteen large outdoor events, including Streets of Brighton (...
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Cockpit Arts is a provider of workspace and business support to over 170 designer-makers at two centres in Holborn and Deptford in London. Its pioneering year-long Developing Professional Practice...
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The new distributor for Lottery funding formed by the merger of the Community Fund and the New Opportunities Fund has been officially launched by Culture Secretary Tessa Jowell, and named as the Big...
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The 2004 season for the Newnham Paddox sculpture park opens on May 1, introducing 60 new pieces set within a 30-acre lakeside gallery in classical landscape arranged by Capability Brown between...
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An international conference for people interested in Disability and Deaf Arts will take place at the Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts on May 6?8. The event will involve performances, film...
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Schools Minister David Miliband writes about the Government’s efforts to place the arts and creativity at the heart of the curriculum.
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artSites Birmingham is a community arts development agency that started in 1998, writes Louisa Davies. The artSites are community venues, based in schools and community leisure centres in areas of...
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?Wonderful: Visions of the Near Future? is a collaborative project between the Wellcome Trust and the National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts (NESTA), writes Juliette Buss. The...
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Heather Newill believes that arts leaders should be learning more lessons from managers working in the business world. ?Why can?t the arts be more businesslike?? protested John Tusa in an article...
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A nine-month review process at the British Film Institute (bfi) is culminating in a radical overhaul of the entire organisation, coupled with the launch of a series of new initiatives to widen access...
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Jeremy Herrin explains why Live Theatre makes an ideal case study for any discussion on regional theatre. Live Theatre is a 175-seat venue on Newcastle upon Tyne?s Quayside, specialising in new...
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Bristol?s Arnolfini gallery (pictured) has been subject to a media onslaught following its advertising of a curatorial traineeship for Black and Asian applicants. The publication of a recruitment...
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The Highlands and Islands of Scotland have a distinctive identity and present particular challenges to arts development, writes Marcus Wilson. HI-Arts is the arts development agency for the...
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The depressing furore prompted by Arnolfini?s legitimate attempt to recruit a Black or Asian trainee curator (p1) could cause a trickle of cold sweat to run down the spine of anyone taking positive...
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In 1999 an in-depth report was commissioned to provide a strategic vision for Chatham and the Medway region of Kent, writes Isabel Vasseur. The report described Chatham as a location with...
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Jane Clarke, who was Acting Director of Financial and Business Services for Arts Council England from 2000-2003, has been appointed Director of Operations at the Arts Council of Wales. Joanna...

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