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The Association of British Orchestras (ABO) has launched a partnership with e-learning specialists ActiveSkills.com, to provide a range of low-cost management training courses over the Internet. The...
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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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Circus is thriving in the UK with something for everyone, whether professional artist, community participant or audience member. But are we giving it the respect and support it deserves? Dorothy...
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The power of the arts to engage, motivate and empower disaffected young people has been examined in this publication and elsewhere, notes David Alexander. Of all performing arts forms, circus seems...
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Skylight Circus Arts is based in Rochdale and works with circus arts in a range of community settings, using circus to develop people?s physical, creative and social abilities, writes Jim Riley....
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An additional £25m is to be pumped into support for the over-stretched theatre sector. How far will it go towards solving underlying problems? Charlotte Jones explores some of the implications for...
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Rick Bond shares the lessons he has learned about the process of establishing a Trust to manage an arts organisation. There was a single defining moment for me when I realised that the transfer...
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LightCube, the second public artwork in the Skelmersdale image enhancement project is being unveiled on Exchange Island ? one of three artworks to be located on traffic islands in the town. The...
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Councils and prospective Trustees invariably discuss the setting-up of a Charitable Trust to operate a local theatre full of hope and enthusiasm for their new joint venture, says Robert Beattie....
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The announcement by the Arts Council of England (ACE) of projects worth over £90m that have been admitted to its Arts Capital Programme has been met with delight by the 60 organisations for whom...
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Competition by definition leads to the creation of winners and losers ? whether in sport, in business, or indeed, in the arts. The latest round of capital funding announcements from the Arts Council...
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While the debate continues about the finer conceptual points of Internet ticketing, a large number of venues have quietly got on with it, making use of facilities from both ticketing system suppliers...
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Kirsty Lynn has been named as the new Chief Executive for the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment. She has been a member of the Orchestra?s senior management for three years as Director of...
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Review by Prudence Skene, who is Chairman of the Rambert Dance Company and was a member of the Arts Council of England from 1992-2000. (Arts Council of England 2001, ISBN 0-7287-0816-7, £7 [£9.84 inc...

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