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What value culture and the creative artist?

As the UK recently gained a new Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport and Minister for Equalities – Sajid Javid, today’s blog compares some of the attitudes and systems in place for the public support of culture in the UK and Europe.   619 more words

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The Easter holidays are nearly upon us, which often means lots of chocolate and lots of bored children. Fret not. Barnsley’s has a wealth of arts and creative workshops on offer for children of all ages. 750 more words


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Career Planning

The uncertainty of change is often a barrier to achieving maximum potential.

As a freelance musician at the start of my career this was not something I considered. 328 more words

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Rediscovered, rescued and release?


Legends at the Bradford Jazz Festival – 20/03/1983

 Jon Taylor, Simon Barnes, Richard Iles, Andy Watson, Jon Moreman, Dave Tyas, Barry Rickarby, Peter Birkby, Colin Richman… 534 more words

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How do you use music?

Hello, how do you access and use music?  I have published music for over thirty years (mainly in printed formats) and would like opinions of the way you, as customer and consumer, now find, choose and acquire the music that you require for education, business and enjoyment purposes.  261 more words

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Drummers and Percussionists – thank you

The first reading of the results from the survey many of you completed shows overwhelming support for the group with the comments section breaking down into four main categories: jobs/standards, teaching material, events and business.  235 more words

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