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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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The arts education offered by 377 schools has been recognised in the first round of Artsmark awards, the new national arts award scheme for schools run by the Arts Council of England.The aim of...
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Members of Wales? leading galleries and visual arts organisations have expressed concern over proposals to re-structure the Arts Council of Wales and resignations by key members of ACW?s Visual Arts...
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A fair share: The Chancellor?s budget in April 2000 introduced a new relief for donations to charity covering gifts of shares. Donors benefit from tax relief on the value of the shares donated...
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London Arts has launched a Cultural Diversity Action Plan which challenges arts institutions in the capital to develop new audiences and artistic programmes that reflect London?s cultural diversity....
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Please can you tell everybody about a great place to have meetings in London. It is between Euston Station, and Euston Square underground and is extremely cheap! The Meeting Place is a 1930's type...
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A training CD ROM for early years practitioners is using abstract painter David Royle?s recent exhibition at the Pitshanger Manor Gallery, as a catalyst for introducing the visual arts to the very...
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In her review of ?Arts For All? Their Policies and Our Culture? (ArtsProfessional issue 4, p12) Mary Schwarz asks whether anyone remembers the National Arts and Media Strategy. I do, and so do many...
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Following a radical programme of internal reform, the Maltings Theatre and Arts Centre in Berwick-upon-Tweed is celebrating a new financial support package from Barclays worth over £22,000. The...
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Review by Andrew Breakwell, Director of Roundabout...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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