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Arts receive further in-year cuts from government

22nd March 2013

Arts Council England has received further in-year cuts to its budget, following Wednesday’s budget announcement by chancellor George Osborne.

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Arts organisation mobile fundraising scheme launches

22nd March 2013

A new fundraising initiative that allows people to make donations to arts organisations by using their mobile phones has been launched. Donate will be introduced by organisations including the Almeida Theatre, Octagon Theatre Bolton, touring company Phoenix Dance Theatre and the Southbank Centre, from March 28.

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ACE funds GCSE arts review in drive to improve cultural education

21st March 2013

Arts Council England has commissioned research to review GCSE qualifications in drama, dance, music and art and design.

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London's Park Theatre unveils inaugural season

21st March 2013

Park Theatre’s first season will feature four UK premieres. The new London venue, located in Finsbury Park, will open its season with the UK premiere of These Shining Lives by American playwright Melanie Marnich. The £2.5 million theatre, which is run by artistic director Jez Bond and executive director Miranda Bertram, will also stage the world premiere of Daytona, a new show by Oliver Cotton, from July 10 to August 18.

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What difference will arts cuts really make?

21st March 2013

Like many parts of life, theatres, galleries and other arts organisations are feeling the squeeze from funding cuts. But how will that affect what we see on stage or on a gallery wall?

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New Marlowe Theatre in Canterbury and The Newcastle Theatre Royal win Civic Trust Awards

20th March 2013

Two of theatre consultancy Charcoalblue’s major projects, The New Marlowe Theatre in Canterbury and The Newcastle Theatre Royal, have won recognition from the prestigious Civic Trust Awards, which were held at City Hall in Cardiff and supported by Cardiff Council.

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Derby Hippodrome added to list of community assets

19th March 2013

The Derby Hippodrome is now on Derby Council’s List of Community Assets.

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New chair of Arts Council England warns against cuts to culture budgets

19th March 2013

Peter Bazalgette to say arts face ‘very big’ problem if councils carry out cuts, and argue Heseltine plan should focus on culture writes Charlotte Higgins for The Guardian.


Party marks 60 years of Salisbury Studio Theatre

19th March 2013

Studio Theatre in Ashley Road celebrated 60 years of staging plays in Salisbury by throwing a party at the weekend.

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Blog: Top tips for communities taking care of their assets

19th March 2013

Annemarie Naylor, head of assets at Locality, shares advice for communities that want to transfer their assets

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