The 24 Hour Museum?s kids zone website, at http://www.show.me.uk, has won the award for best Arts, Culture and Heritage project at the Charity Awards 2004. The site displays digital content from across the UK?s museum and gallery sector, together with news stories, resources for teachers and information for parents planning to visit museums with their children.
Creative Youth Partnerships, a new arts initiative aimed at developing and sustaining arts programmes for children and young people in Northern Ireland, is inviting artists and arts organisations to apply for funding to enable groups of children and young people to participate in artist-run arts programmes and activities and to enable arts organisations to deliver a touring programme of performances, workshops and exhibitions. w: http://www.cypni.org
Secondary school and further education students are being invited to enter a new media design competition, organised by Leeds University?s Institute of Communications Studies. The competition, ?click-happy?, will reward digital imaging skills, web animation and interactive websites. w: http://www.click-happy.com
The Directory of Social Change is proposing that, to remain as charities, all organisations should be spending proportions of their income for the benefit of the public generally, rather than only for those able to afford the fees they charge. ?Fee Charging Charities: a proposal?, written in the context of the recent draft Charities Bill, is at http://www.dsc.org.uk/charityexchange
Dundee Rep Theatre has won five of the ten awards in the 2004 Critics? Awards for Theatre in Scotland (CATS), and was the only company to win in more than one category. Last month?s Scottish premiere of Scenes from an Execution was named the most successful production.