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2.7m extra visits have been made to Government-sponsored national museums and galleries in England, compared with same period last year. The 62% increase has arisen in the first seven months since...
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A research report compiled by the Independent Theatre Council (ITC) with London Arts and the Association of London Government has made a series of recommendations for breaking down barriers to career...
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A draft Corporate Plan outlining the aims and objectives of the Scottish Arts Council over the next five years has been published by the Scottish Arts Council (SAC). The Plan is based on a series of...
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The 2,500 lantern images paraded through the stadium at the Closing Ceremony of Manchester?s Commonwealth Games and viewed by millions of people around the world, were provided by North West arts...
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The new regional arts council for the south and south east of England has voted to relocate the two current offices of Southern...
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Expressions of interest are being sought by the Department for Culture, Media and Sport from cultural, educational and IT organisations wishing to deliver the next stage of Culture Online, the...
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Funding has been approved by the Scottish Arts Council for a new information website for Youthlink Scotland?s member organisations. The project, ?Get into the Arts?, will develop a web-based...
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The relationship between the professional, semi-professional and voluntary arts sectors is one of mutual inter-dependence, and it?s important that arts professionals recognise the value of their...
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Review by Jo Gillibrand, Director of SMART ? Marketing the Arts Around Surrey e: jo@smartonline.org.uk (Azure 2002, ISBN 1 902694 19 8, £7.99 [£10.56 inc. p...
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Review by Jo Gillibrand, Director of SMART ? Marketing the Arts Around Surrey e: jo@smartonline.org.uk (Piatkus 1999, ISBN 0 7499 1961 2, £12.99 [£16.48 inc. p...
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As many groups know, trying to get Arts Lottery funding can be a lottery in itself, writes Garry Churchill. But what happens to a voluntary group, with no paid staff, who strike lucky and find they...
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Ever thought your organisation was ruled by an accountant? Susan Royce explains why finance systems are much more than a necessary evil and gives advice on how they should be ? and should not be ?...
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Tom Courtenay's first piece of writing for the stage, ?Pretending to be Me?, will have its world premiere at the West Yorkshire Playhouse, directed by Ian Brown in his first season since being...
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The Scottish Arts Council (SAC) has unveiled its plans for responding to the needs of Scotland's minority ethnic communities and improving their position both as performers and within the wider...
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A new £800,000 fund, to be administered by Youth Music, has been created with a view to resolving some of the financial problems currently being faced by the national youth music organisations and...
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ACRONIM, a searchable online bibliographical database of cultural research from across the world has been launched by Euclid. Initially containing around 3,000 items of cultural research and...
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Now that site-specific work is on the increase, David Wheeler offers an approach to working in unusual spaces. It is not surprising that most purpose-built theatres are very good for presenting...
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Kneehigh Theatre is of and from Cornwall, says Victoria Moore. We are proud of where we come from and are part of a community; it is a community that has suffered economic, social and political...
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A few weeks ago one Friday evening I sat in an empty, disused quarry, now a nature reserve. One hour previously, the site had been full of noise and movement ? young people playing taiko rhythms on...
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Epping Forest is a swathe of ancient woodland on the fringes of London which this month provided a magical setting for Epping Forest Arts? ?Charabanc?, writes Carien Meijer. Charabanc was the...
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When the press reports another Private Finance Initiative (PFI) or Public Private Partnership (PPP) story most people tend to think of projects involving roads, prisons, the health sector or...
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The Arts Council of Wales (ACW) has published the final version of ?Supporting Creativity?, its 5-year Arts Development Strategy for 2002-2007, together with full details of how responses to its...
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The first step in ACW?s drive to rejuvenate Welsh language theatre have been taken with the announcement that two companies, Sgript Cymru and Theatr Gwynedd, will receive funding for the production...
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A 'Public Private Partnership' ? back in 1997 all the phrase conjured up for me was some strange amalgamation between commercial and not-for-profit concerns, writes Alison Duthie. This concept seemed...

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