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Peter Boyden, author of a major report into English regional theatre, has been commissioned to develop practical proposals to increase the range and quality of English language theatre in Wales. His...
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A group of leaders representing UK museums have issued a ?Manifesto for Museums?, calling for a five-year programme of investment to sustain the sector and build for the future. According to the...
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Uzma Hameed thinks there is more to reflecting cultural diversity than recreating cultural conformity. When I founded The Big Picture Company seven years ago, it was with the burning desire to...
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The Community Fund?s Strategic Grants programme is to be refocused. New applicants to the scheme are being expected to demonstrate how their projects will tackle the causes of poverty and...
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Arts Services Creative Arts East. Arts Round-up: publicity distribution Service from 100 to 1000 outlets. Artefax: arts direct mail service. Get yourself noticed! Contact: communications@...
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Following a ballot of West End musicians, the Musicians? Union (MU) has reached a strategic compromise in its dispute with Cameron Mackintosh Ltd over the use of the Realtime Music Solution Sinfonia...
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Name Ian Liston Title Producer/Director/Actor Organisation The Hiss...
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Following a decision by the governing Council of the Arts Council of Ireland to set aside its five year strategy, Director Patricia Quinn, who was the principal architect of the Arts Plan 2002-2006,...
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Minority ethnic communities may be better represented on the bookshelves but they are pitifully under-represented in UK publishing houses. In this excerpt from a report on the decibel/Bookseller...
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A new web resource featuring artists and arts organisations who have used grant funding for training and development to further their careers has been created by Arts Council England, East Midlands...
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Birmingham Arts Marketing (BAM) is extending its remit to serve the whole of the West Midlands and has been renamed Audiences Central. The new agency will have a regional brief to develop the...
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What exactly is the role of the critic? In a world where objective absolutes are impossible, Sue Robertson suggests we should re-evaluate our expectations of critical appraisal. When Vladimir and...
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The authors of a new series of marketing guides outline the issues behind their titles. First in the series, Mel Jennings explores ambassador schemes. Suddenly everyone seems to be thinking about...
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The government has unveiled a new £15m fund to promote cultural projects in urban areas. The new initiative, known as the Urban Cultural Programme, is designed to support projects which were...
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So long as there have been plays, there have been critics to pass judgement on them. Theatres came to Britain with the Romans; so theatre critics may lay claim to be the world?s second oldest...
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A new membership organisation providing a forum for cultural practitioners across Europe to share ideas and good practice in audience development will be launched in York next month. The Audiences...
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My first experience of music critics was while working for a small opera company based on a farm in rural Cheshire, says Josie Aston. The company trained many young singers who went on to become...
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With no direct funding coming from the EU and a raft of exciting projects promised in its bid, the city of Liverpool, and the Liverpool Culture Company in particular, must have wondered whether its...
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50th anniversary National Music Council, established 1953 e: nationalmusiccouncil@ukonline.co.uk How it all began? The National Music Council of Great Britain (NMC) was established in 1953 by...
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Wakefield Theatres? new fundraising campaign has received an early boost with the donation of a new play by John Godber. Beef and Yorkshire Pudding, which draws on Godber?s own experiences growing up...
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Taking The Lead, a training course for Black and Asian individuals working in performing arts management, is being presented by the Independent Theatre Council. The day long course is on March 12 at...
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Great Answers to Tough Marketing Questions By P R Smith (1999, Kogan Page, ISBN 0-7494-3018-4, £12-99 [£15.09 inc p...
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It doesn't matter how creative your copy, perfect your print or exciting your event... if your direct mail lands on a dud doorstep you may as well throw your budget in the bin! Rachel Hunnybun...
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30th anniversary Association of Illustrators, established 1973/74 e: info@a-o-illustrators.demon.co.uk B>How it all began? A small group of illustrators and agents formed the Association of...

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