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The Music Zone is a unique community education initiative, which offers an innovative, forward-thinking approach to music making, explains Matt Griffiths. The project is currently part of Plymouth...
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The fact that out of the thousands of schools across the UK eligible to apply for the Government?s Artsmark accreditation, only 387 have bothered to do so (p1) is a particularly depressing one. It...
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Rage is a West Midlands-based theatre company, formed in 1996, which makes professional theatre affordable and accessible to as many people as possible, writes Owen Radmore. We had been looking into...
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Gwen Hughes will join the Arts Council of England in August in a new post as Head of Classical Music within the Music Department. Currently Head of Classical Music Online within BBC Radio and Music...
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When the Blue Elephant Theatre opened in June 1999, it had no funding but it sprang into life anyway, remembers Antonio Ribeiro. The determination, enthusiasm and effort of a small group of...
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At a party to celebrate ten years of Jerwood Foundation activities, nearly 400 collaborative partners and past recipients of Jerwood funding, enjoyed an evening of performance and live music at The...
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Northampton?s Victorian theatre, The Royal, and its next door neighbour, state-of-the-art Derngate, are jointly staging Alan Ayckbourn?s ?House...
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The John Hansard Galleryhas joined a European Archive Partnership involved in a major research project to develop a database for contemporary art archives. The project, known as Vektor, is part of...
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The recent Arts Council of England award of £2.5m Arts Capital Lottery funding brings the Roundhouse Trust?s Lottery total to over £3m, and numbers the Arts Council among the four Lottery...
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A windfall from the New Opportunities Fund (NOF) has been the financial bedrock on which Yorkshire Youth and Music?s Sounding Out project has been developed. Jan Hinde explains how and why they...
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NESTA, the National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts, is the UK?s first and only national endowment. The £200m fund, set up with proceeds from the National Lottery, was created by Act...
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Aiming to overcome fears commonly held by theatres, that plays aimed at 7 ? 11 year olds will fail to find a financially-viable audience, Pop-Up Theatre is piloting new approaches to targeting this...
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The Generating Company, a new circus act based in London, has received an Invention and Innovation award of £73,500 to research and develop a new contemporary circus show, ?Storm?. The company is...
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In the same week that the Arts Council of England defers the publication of a document shedding more light on the proposed integration of the Regional Arts Boards into a centrally-driven arts funding...
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Broadening access to the widest possible audience without lowering quality is central to the work of many community arts organisations. Barbara Wheeler Early explains how excellence and accessibility...
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The Arts Council of England (ACE) has appointed Peter Jenkinson OBE as National Director of Creative Partnerships, a £40m initiative to develop long-term partnerships between schools, cultural and...
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The community music sector has come a long way in the past ten years, and the growth of Sound Sense, the UK development agency for community music, has mirrored that evolution, writes Anita Holford....
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The Arts Council of Northern Ireland (ACNI) has published its Equality Scheme, giving full details of the methodology and processes it will be following to assess the extent to which its funding...
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Chances are that if an Arts Council of England officer was asked to list types of organisations delivering the arts they would overlook rural touring schemes, says Kate Lawrance. A countrywide...
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The Fellowships in the Creative and Performing Arts Scheme, managed by the Arts and Humanities Research Board (AHRB), is inviting applications for its latest round of awards. The scheme supports...
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If ever the arts were desperately needed, it?s in prisons, says Mary Stephenson. Yet prisons are the place you?re least likely to come across creative arts. This is changing and I was lucky enough to...
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Biomedical research charity, the Wellcome Trust, has commissioned artist Jason Middlebrook to create the UK?s largest public artwork. The 10ft tall by 370ft long work will form a giant hoarding along...
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Arts Workshop Trust promotes 30,000 learning experiences each year through its programme of arts activities, events and education, writes Marie Kirbyshaw. We have developed as a result of the...
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The publication of a detailed document answering many questions raised about Arts Council of England (ACE) proposals to absorb the 10 English Regional Arts Boards has been postponed. Initially...
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