Arts consultant Susie Hargreaves (pictured) has been shortlisted for the 2004 European Women of Achievement Awards, which celebrate achievement in Europe among women in six categories, including Arts and Media. Her nomination is in recognition of her work to develop arts and cultural programming in the UK, Europe and internationally.
A national Information and Communications Technology strategy for Scotland?s museums and galleries has been launched by the Scottish Museums Council (SMC), highlighting the role of ICT in enhancing and broadening their educational and cultural purposes. w: http://www.scottishmuseums.org.uk
The Independent Theatre Council is planning a new series of Action Learning Sets for different performing arts disciplines, enabling groups of around six people to meet together with an action learning facilitator. Contact Hazel Tsoi
e: firstname.lastname@example.org; t: 020 7089 6829.
Newly formed Disability Arts Agency DADA-South is offering six bursaries for disabled artists, in any artform, living in the south-east of England. The Go Make! bursary scheme has been launched to help create a visual identity for the new agency. Contact Kath Gorman, t: 020 7269 7745; e: email@example.com
Bucks Dance, the independent dance development agency for Buckinghamshire and Milton Keynes, is to be wound down and will cease trading in March 2005.
A new scheme will offer ten Black and Minority Ethnic screenwriters the chance to build a foundation for a career in film or television. The Film London programme is keen to attract writers with a track record in literature or theatre.
t: 020 7323 1775; w: http://www.aristascribes.com
Where do I Start?, a daylong seminar for anyone considering a career in orchestral management, will be held at the Royal Festival Hall on September 15. Organised by the Association of British Orchestras, the day will introduce participants to concert administration, marketing, fundraising and education.
t: 020 7287 0333; e: firstname.lastname@example.org; w: http://www.abo.org.uk
The Performing Right Society?s accounts for 2003 indicate that licensing revenues for the year resulted in £242m being distributed to composers and music publishers.