Lancaster-based group, Folly, is compiling a database of visual artists and craftspeople working or living in Lancashire with a view to setting up a range of activities including a regional artists newsletter. Contact Carol Palmer e:

The Royal National Institute for the Blind has published a guide for blind and partially sighted people, to help them make the most of leisure venues. It also highlights the implications of the Disability Discrimination Act. t: 020 7388 1266 w:

Imagine Belfast, the team responsible for Belfast's bid for European Capital of Culture in 2008, is inviting suggestions for ideas, projects and initiatives that could form part of the bid. t: 028 9024 0798 e:

British Standards has launched an online resource centre which incorporates information and provides advice on all aspects of setting up and running a business, including finance, employment law, IT disaster prevention, marketing, tax and using the Internet. w:

Screen East, the Film Council?s film and media agency for the east of England, is running a series of roadshows to explain how it can benefit the region?s film and media community. This will include details of new Lottery funding schemes due to be launched this year. t: 0845 6015670 e:

An arts information website, which averages 25,000 hits a month and has over 700 registered users is seeking a business partner. Contact Derry Barbour t: 020 8876 6093; w:

The National Street Arts Meeting is to be held from May 9-11 at the Corn Exchange in Brighton, as part of the Brighton Festival. The format will include discussion and networking opportunities, with speakers on all aspects of street arts. e:

Trade Partners UK are planning a Trade Mission to Canada, to showcase Britain?s New Media sector, in the Autumn of 2002. More details on grants, availability and dates are available at w:

The Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing (ISTD), has launched a website aimed at young people who love dance w:

The 2001-02 edition of the Register of Musicians in Education, published by the Incorporated Society of Musicians, is now available. It gives details of musicians specialising in a wide range of fields, including music therapy, and educational projects. w:

Award-winning entries in the second annual Artworks Awards are featured in Artworks 2001, a new book produced to highlight the importance of art education in schools, and the range of innovative ways that art can be taught and communicated. This can be viewed at w: http://www.artworks.