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Audiences and rural promoters are the life-blood of Northumberland Theatre Company. Gillian Hambleton reveals how the company harnessed that loyalty to keep the company going through hard times.
To diversify income, Cambridge Live needed a simpler yet more versatile box office system. But would it be ready for the day the folk festival tickets went on sale? Libby Penn reports.
Gallery and theatre shops can learn a lot from high-street retailers. Corin Birchall shares his tips.
Every year, 40,000 people are drawn to Sheffield’s Crucible Theatre for an event that is neither a play nor a musical. Bookey Oshin reports on an unusual partnership.
Are you sitting on a gold mine? Patrick Towell believes the arts sector is missing out by not exploiting its intangible assets.
When Pilot Theatre first livestreamed a theatre production eight years ago, it did not foresee this leading to a significant new income stream, says Marcus Romer.
Cultural organisations in receipt of local authority funding are bracing for cuts, but the sector remains optimistic about its financial outlook, according to a new survey.
Creative industries growth continues to outstrip other sectors, but music, performing and visual arts are faring less well than in previous years.
Orchestra Tax Relief is imminent. Sean Egan explains how it will work and urges those eligible to start planning now.
How can small arts organisations fundraise more efficiently? Joanna Ridout shares her tips for attracting greater investment whilst filling in fewer forms.
A new, nimbler box office system has given Mercury Theatre the power to turn around a steady decline in ticket sales. Libby Penn explains how.
New research investigating the connections between subsidised and commercial theatre finds a symbiotic relationship with public funding at the heart of its success.
With support from the Government’s British Business Bank, the Edge Creative Enterprise Fund has been launched to address the “funding drought” in the creative industries.
Low-cost attempts to reduce environmental impact have paid dividends for arts organisations, although investment will be needed to achieve further reductions.
Two-thirds of England’s National Portfolio Organisations achieved growth in revenues from trading and philanthropy between 2011 and 2014, with the National Theatre leading the charge.
Giving support to organisations applying for social investment funding or bidding for public service contracts can boost their chances of success, report finds.
The Firestation arts centre in Windsor has increased revenues while avoiding a drop in audience numbers by using the ‘rising prices’ ticketing model.
Can a small touring company benefit from running a Friends scheme? Liz Hill examines the opportunities and the challenges.
There are all sorts of financial interventions claiming to help organisations build resilience. But which can actually work for arts organisations? Sean Egan shares his tips.