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For the last 18 months, a partnership comprising the University of Northumbria, the Arts Council of England, the Local Government Association, the Voluntary Arts Network and the National Association...
From issue 28
Title: Chair Name of organisation: Puppet Centre Trust How long in present post? As Chair, 3 years; as member of staff and then Board member, 28 years Phone: 020 7622 5058 Email: pct@...
From issue 28
Two years after the publication of the Urban White Paper, ?Our towns and cities; the future,? the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister (ODPM) is to mount the Urban Summit on October 31 and November 1...
From issue 28
Recent developments in the arts funding system mean changing the map in the south of England. A period of parallel working is underway before the areas of Swindon, Wiltshire and South East Dorset...
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A new website has been launched by the Scottish Arts Council which includes footage of the Arts for All conference, which was Scotland?s first major conference on the role of the arts in tackling...
From issue 28
Your editorial in the latest issue - ?Nine Old Dogs: any new tricks?? is surely premature and unduly cynical. The Arts Council proposals mis-presented as the abolition of the Regional Arts Boards,...
From issue 28
Scotland?s arts scene is boosted this week by the announcement of the Fifteenth Annual Arts...
From issue 28
Puppetry has been part of British culture for over 350 years. It has been used as a children?s entertainment, a satirical and political tool, and an adjunct to films and TV. It has become part of the...
From issue 28
One of the most important photographic collections in the world has received a huge funding boost, making it more accessible to the public by placing it within one of photography?s key...
From issue 28
Since 1994 there has been a biennial ?visions? festival, promoted by the University of Brighton, writes Linda Lewis. The festival programmes high quality, contemporary animated theatre from across...
From issue 28
Professional development and training in the arts needs attention ? most artists and arts professionals would agree. Current Government wisdom is that national Sector Skills Councils should take...
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There are parallels in the lives of Norwich Puppet Theatre (NPT) and The Little Angel Theatre which has just gone dark, writes Ian Woods. They are two of only five building-based puppet companies...
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Polka Theatre has appointed freelance director Annie Wood (pictured) to succeed Vicky Ireland as its Artistic Director. Hilary McGrady (pictured), Director of Arts and Business in Northern...
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Review by Rob Marshall, Business and Training Officer, Southern and South East Arts (Joseph Rowntree Foundation, 1997, ISBN 1 899987 39 8, £9.95 [£12.91 inc p...
From issue 28
Following the Government?s move towards establishing Sector Skills Councils (SSCs) in the place of existing National Training Organisations (NTOs), the future of Métier, currently the NTO for the...
From issue 28
Review by Dr. Janet Summerton, a writer, researcher and Convenor of Arts...
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Three new works to be performed by pupils and professional musicians will provide the public aspect of a new three-year post created by the Scottish Chamber Orchestra in partnership with the City of...
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The arts are moving into the forefront of work tackling the problem of youth crime: the government has recognised the significant role the arts can play in engaging young people in the youth justice...
From issue 27
One feature of society that is true and sad is the segregation of people with children from those without, says Cathy Westbrook.Theatre has generally been seen as a place for ?non-children people?....
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People sometimes react to family-friendly research and pilot projects with cynicism, says Catherine Rose. One (nameless) arts manager responded that the idea seemed rather patronising, as we all know...
From issue 27
Doubts expressed about the accuracy of a damning report into the activities of the failed Centre for Visual Arts (CVA) in Cardiff, where financial shortfalls forced closure in November 2000, just 14...
From issue 27 Opinion
Despite the current obsession, nobody seems to have nailed down exactly what we mean when we talk about ‘audience development’. The definitions are many; the scope for woolly thinking wide. Richard Hadley thinks it’s time to take stock.
From issue 27
Cross-border touring between England and Scotland has received a boost with the announcement by the Arts Council of England and the Scottish Arts Council of grants of over £600,000 to create access...
From issue 27
The process of producing a CD can be laborious and frustrating, but after two years making CDs to introduce festivals and series at the Barbican, David Hoskins knows the ropes well. In May 1999,...
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Given that the DCMS has quite rightly gone to great lengths to advertise widely the vacancies for new Arts Council members, it is a little confusing now to find that nine of the people who have been...

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