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Arts Minister Tessa Jowell has publicly backed proposals from the Arts Council of England (ACE) to restructure the funding system, abolishing the Regional Arts Boards and creating a single-tier...
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Culture has always been an important motive for travel, and the relative importance of tourism in an area will significantly influence the output and programming of artists and arts organisations....
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At last someone has officially blown the gaff. The process of gathering information in an attempt to draw a portrait of the subsidised cultural sector has clearly been so problematic for researchers...
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Tourists may not have placed Gateshead among the UK?s top ten cultural centres until now, but that is all set to change with the opening in March 2002 of BALTIC, a major new centre for contemporary...
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FACT, the Foundation for Art...
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The visual arts venues in both Bristol and Birmingham are amongst the most highly respected in the country, says Helen Tobias. Their programmes of permanent and visiting exhibitions offer visitors...
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Salisbury Festival, which was subject to an investigation by the Charities Commission for providing financial support for its non-charitable trading subsidiary, has been praised for the efforts it...
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Before I began working at the Belfast Festival at Queen?s in 1998,as part of my interview I had to give a presentation, explains Margaret McKee.You know the sort of thing - how, in ten minutes, I...
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New proposals to radically reform employment tribunals have been announced by Employment Relations Minister Alan Johnson. The proposals have stemmed from concerns that the current tribunal system is...
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ARTS CONSULTANTS Katharine Stuart Associates Performing Arts Development Consultants. Development of arts in rural areas, urban regeneration, programming, marketing, fundraising, business planning...
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The last in a series of sculptures has been installed at an old ironworks near Brigand in South Wales, as part of the ?Changing Places? project. In total, 21 sites across England and Wales,...
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Title Project Manager Name of Organisation Vital Arts How long in present post? 3 months Address The Royal London Hospital, Whitechapel, E1 1BB Email info@vitalarts.org.uk What does your...
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Scottish Arts Council (SAC) has expressed its full support for proposals to create a National Theatre for Scotland, and is to prepare a case to the Scottish Executive for extra money to fund its...
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Review by Liz Hill Published by Public Arts (2001, ISBN 0- 95540748-0 e: contact@public-arts.co.uk) Designed to ?provide a taste of the breadth of contemporary art in the public realm?, and aimed...
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Under a new agreement between the Royal Photographic Society (RPS) and the National Museum of Photography, Film...
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Dundee Rep Theatre is to be home to Scottish Dance Theatre (SDT), Scotland?s principal contemporary dance company, which has won a Scottish Arts Council Lottery Capital award of over £660,000 to...
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Further details of the Arts Council of England?s (ACE) plans for restructuring the country?s arts funding system have been issued with the publication of ?Working Together for the Arts?, a document...
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ArtsProfessional issue 6 and its section on ?Participation? led me to mull over the implications of this word. The articles appear to adopt the very common assumption in the professional arts world...
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The City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra has received a further £2.5m from the Arts Council of England as a step towards securing a more stable future for the orchestra, which over the past two...
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Launched in December 2000, Artsworld was set up by its founders to replace the ever-dwindling arts representation on terrestrial TV, writes Ruth Barker. As well as acquiring performance and...
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Classic FM started broadcasting nine years ago, explains Charlotte Rosier, and now more than six million tune in every week. Added to that are 401,000 children aged 4 to 14 who listen for more than 1...
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According to a recent survey from Research Surveys of Great Britain, 23 million people regularly attend voluntary arts and crafts events. Why do these people give up their personal time, make a...
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Oily Cart, the national touring theatre company from South London that works with children with profound and multiple learning difficulties, has been awarded the top prize in the Arts, Culture and...
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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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