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Gillian Bates takes a look at the lighter side of life and work as a freelance in the arts I’ve just been to a women of influence lunch – yes, moi! We had a superb lunch, speakers and...
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Many Scottish arts organisations are to receive no increase in their funding this year, as the extra £1m of unrestricted funding received by SAC from the Scottish Executive for 2004/2005 is targeted...
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John Matthews wants to cut back on the invention of wheels If there is one truth in the cultural world, it is that it never stops changing. The Arts Council centralises while museums, libraries...
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The Audit Commission has published a report offering a framework to help public service providers respond to their statutory duty to positively promote race equality. The report was based on a survey...
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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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Brentford’s Musical Museum, which closed at the end of 2002 to prepare for a move to new premises, has responded to an unexpected delay in its building plans by organising a special season in...
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Name Tim Webb Title Artistic Director Organisation Oily Cart How long in present post? Claire de Loon, Max Reinhardt and I started the company 22 years ago t: 020 8672 6329 e: tim@oilycart....
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Re:source, the council for museums, archives and libraries is changing its name to become The Museums, Libraries and Archives Council (MLA). The decision was taken at a meeting of the Re:source board...
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Social inclusion in the arts represents a very specialised area of audience development. A project which includes participation may have no social inclusion aims, while many social inclusion projects...
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NewsReel A one-day conference celebrating the creativity, talents and positive attitudes of older people in the arts, and showcasing the benefits that participation brings to older people, will...
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Citizenship is now a key part of the National Curriculum and arts organisations can provide a significant support to work in the classroom. Tim Desmond describes the work of the National Centre for...
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When the children’s charity UNICEF first approached the ISTD Dance Examinations Board to discuss the merits of working together on a project relating to the teaching of citizenship, I have to...
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Addressing the issue of citizenship with children and young people is tremendously important but extremely challenging, writes Helen Black. It’s fairly easy to find arts projects dealing with...
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Citizenship has added a fresh texture to school studies and theatre companies can help, say Paul Morrall and Suzi Clark-Britton. Current academic provision slants towards rewarding academic...
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The importance of Boards, and in particular, the role of their Chairs, is increasingly in the spotlight, fuelled by a growing emphasis on both corporate performance and corporate governance. In the...
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Orchestras Live, a £200,000 initiative to increase the quantity and scope of chamber orchestra touring across England, will be launched this autumn. Managed by Eastern Orchestral Board (EOB), the...
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An ERICarts Report, prepared by Danielle Cliché, Ritva Mitchell and Andreas Wiesand (2002 ISBN 3 930395 59 2 £17.50 [£21.60 inc p...
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The dB Xpo festival, a showcase of the best of the UK’s Black and Asian arts, opens on February 9 and will feature 80 events at venues across the West Midlands, including Nitro’s Slam...
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Family friendly initiatives are not just about getting children into arts events but also about attracting parents. Jamie Normington reports on Eastbourne’s efforts to target parents. Like many...
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Kieran Cooper offers some tips for successful management of IT projects. You can?t seem to open the papers these days without reading another disaster story about an IT project going wrong ?...
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A city-wide reading initiative has been revived in Bristol as part of a £2m arts investment programme in the city. The Great Reading Adventure was initiated last year as part of the city’s...
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Arts Services Greasepaint Make-up Placement Agency will find the right make-up artists for your production, from experienced designers to trainees. Please call Hannah for a chat t: 020 8840 6000 e...
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News that Norwich Theatre Royal has received a £1.3m windfall without even having to submit a Lottery application (p3) may encourage more than a few Chief Executives to phone their accountants. The...
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It has been said that the practice of digital and web-based arts far outstrips recognition by the arts establishment. Electronic media and the electronic generation of material have been practised in...
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Colin Philpott (pictured), currently Head of BBC Yorkshire and Lincolnshire, will shortly take up the position of Head of the National Museum of Photography, Film and Television in Bradford. He...

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