October 2012

The Curve and Rose Bruford to collaborate

Rose Bruford College and Leicester’s Curve theatre are to collaborate in support of emerging talent, benefitting both students at the college and those involved in the theatre’s learning and participation schemes. The partnership will take the form of work placements and a summer training school for those entering and working in the technical theatre industry. …
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Local Authorities Arts services merge

Local Authority arts services are being increasingly asked to justify their economic impact and are actively seeking out external funding sources, according to survey results published in the Arts Development UK Local Annual Arts Funding Survey for 2012. The average arts spend across surveyed authorities has remained steady at £385,000 almost matching 2011’s figures(SeeAP238) but has …
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ACE Jobs Cut

More than 100 staff are to be axed from Arts Council England (ACE), it has been announced, alongside news of a regional restructuring in order to make savings demanded in the last spending review by the then culture secretary, Jeremy Hunt. The reduction in staff from around 559 jobs to 442 will be accompanied by closures of offices and …
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Need help with volunteers?

Voluntary Arts with Volunteering England were given a grant to produce a Volunteering in the Arts Toolkit for arts organisations. This toolkit has been produced to support arts organisations to better recruit, retain, support and manage their volunteers. The toolkit includes: ideas, suggestions and recommendations a range of checklists for those new to working with volunteers a range …
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