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Youth Music Theatre: UK (YMT:UK) began as a meeting and turned into a crusade, says Chris Grady. Following a meeting in October 2003, potential trustees emerged for a new organisation with young...
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Martin Bastone suggests that a risk assessment is not just red tape designed to trip you up. Can you prove that your business is a safer environment than a construction site? If the Health and Safety...
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RELATIONSHIP MARKETING: CREATING STAKEHOLDER VALUE by M Christopher, A Payne and D Ballantyne, (Butterworth Heinemann, 2002, ISBN 07506483992, £19.99 [£23.55 inc. p...
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Senior arts administrators have been calculating the impact of the pre-Christmas announcement by the Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) of a freeze in government spending on the arts for...
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Last month saw the launch of the Arts Council of Northern Ireland?s Evaluation Toolkit. Its author, Annabel Jackson, explains its genesis and the value of evaluation. The Department of Culture, Arts...
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The City of Cork launched its year as European Capital of Culture with an international carnival, a street party for 80,000 revellers in the city centre and a massive firework display (pictured...
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Engaging prisoners in high-quality, innovative arts activities is always going to be exciting, productive and, hopefully, a rewarding experience for inmates, prison staff and artists alike. And the...
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Gordon Brown?s annual Pre-Budget Report has offered a ray of light to museums anxious about the loss of revenue from claims of Gift Aid on museum entrance charges. From April 2006, museums wishing to...
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The National Galleries of Scotland?s Playfair Project has received awards for best one-off fundraising campaign and best telephone campaign at the Institute of Fundraising Awards. Judges described...
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The Government has published the Lottery Bill in an attempt to cut the costs of distributing Lottery funds. The Bill, which is likely to be pushed through parliament before an anticipated spring...
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A call for papers has been issued by the Centre for Tourism...
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Marketing live performance presents many challenges, especially when the work is perceived as being ?difficult?. Martha Oakes offers some advice. Last spring, I gave a one-day seminar on selling...
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Over recent years, there has been a positive increase in venues? support for new writing for children, an increase in the number of performances booked and of venues taking risks with non-...
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New technology offers exciting new ways of making art ? and also of selling it, notes Haroon Mirza. Online galleries are increasingly able to compete with traditional spaces. However, artists can...
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Helen Wills, Creative Director, Merseyside celebrates a Continuing Professional Development (CPD) programme for the education and creative sector and outlines its significance. From the beginning...
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Siobhán O?Neill from the Black Country outlines the spectrum of CPD initiatives for teachers and creatives, from apprenticeship schemes to international visits As a team, we have a strong CPD focus...
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British business spends about £30bn a year on training, according to the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, explains Tim Stockil. Not surprisingly, there is a plethora of training...
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The arts community of Northern Ireland has launched a major campaign in protest at Government spending proposals for 2005/08, under which the arts budget will be cut from £14.5m this year to £13m in...
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Musicians who work with young people outside formal education are in a peculiar position, observes Martin Milner. Call them community musicians, music leaders or youth mentors, they have...
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Two innovative arts projects were among the winners at the eighth annual Building Better Healthcare Awards, hosted by NHS Estates. The NHS is currently engaged in the largest building and...
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Three years ago I was working as a trainee Arts Development Assistant at an arts centre in Milton Keynes, writes Sarah Watson-Jones. My role was to assist the Programme and Education Manager with...
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An atmosphere of quiet, if not of calm, has descended over the Arts Council of Wales as news has emerged of the Welsh Assembly Government?s plans to adopt some of its role and function. The quiet has...
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Sean Egan looks at some of the issues that surround the engagement of artistic directors. A wonderful feature of arts organisations is that no two are the same. The work is different but also the...
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Aberdeen Performing Arts, which includes His Majesty?s Theatre and Aberdeen Box Office, has appointed Lorna Christie from Cornerstone Community Care as Development Manager. Andrea Watt, the former...
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Arts Services Creative Futures website ? promote your organisation, advertise your vacancies, work placements and projects free. CV?s and portfolios of students and graduates from CADISE partner...

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