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Julie’s Bicycle December Bulletin

SUSTAINING GREAT ART The results are in! Arts Council England has published Sustaining Great Art , a report presenting results from the first year of environmental reporting by major revenue funded organisations, produced in partnership with Julie’s Bicycle. An outstanding 90% of all 704 major revenue funded Arts Council organisations got involved, 79% felt that it has made a positive difference to their organisation, and 86% felt that it can make a positive difference to the arts and cultural sector. The results have been compiled into the single largest data set on the carbon emissions of arts organisations globally, and this achievement is already having ripple effects both in the UK and internationally.

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AEG Live to host series of one-day pop festivals in 2014

AEG Live will host three one-day pop festivals in 2014 as it expands its North East Live brand to become UK Live. The new festival series will see events hosted in the North East at Sunderland’s Stadium Of Light on June 22, East Coast live at Ipswich Chantry Park on June 28 and South West live at Weston-super-Mare Beach on June 29. This follows a successful North East Live event in 2013

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BBC Sound Of 2014 list revealed

The BBC has unveiled its Sound of 2014 longlist, with 10 UK acts amongst the 15 names confirmed. The longlist was voted for by 170 music industry tastemakers including DJs, critics, broadcasters and bloggers – who were asked to name their three favourite new acts.

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Welcome

Welcome to the new, holding, site for the BMf. Following the recent closure of Bristol Music Foundation, all regional, national, and global work to support musicians and music businesses that was previously carried out in the South West by the BMf will now move to a new organisation that is currently being set up, Music South West

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GREEN EVENTS & INNOVATIONS – AGENDA TOPICS CONFIRMED

Reducing food waste    -   Jacqui Reeves & Rebecca Sarll (Fareshare South West) Re ducing camp site waste :  Rick Story (Eco-action Partnership) and Holger Jan Schmidt (Green Events Europe)   The Power Behind Festivals      Panel:  Chris Johnson (The Shambala Festival) Andy Mead Festivals (Firefly Solar) and Bill Egan (Aggreko).

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Green Events and Innovations shapes up

Climate Week is Britain’s biggest climate change campaign, inspiring a new wave of action to create a sustainable future.

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Green Events and Innovations: first panellists confirmed, and AFO discount announced

With the theme of “saving by reducing”, confirmed panels at the 2013 Green Events & Innovations conference include two presentations on food waste and camp site waste, a panel on managing waste, the power providers panel and a panel on managing the impact of extreme weather on events. There will also be workshops on the Greener Festival Awards scheme and on the Bucks  University new audience research of nearly 2,300 festival fans on green issues, and keynotes to be announced shortly.   Confirmed panellists include Chris Johnson (Shambala Festival), Claire O’Neill (A Greener Festival/AIF), Andy Willcott (Critical Waste),  Jacqui Reeves (Fareshare South West), Clive Phillips (Green Box Events), Holger Jan Schmidt (Green Events Europe), Ed Cook,  Rick Storey (Love Your Tent/Isle of Wight), Teresa Moore (Bucks New University) and Ben Challis (A Greener Festival/Glastonbury Festival)

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Justice Collective beat X Factor winner to Official Xmas No.1

The Justice Collective have beaten X Factor Winner James Arthur to the No.1 spot on the Official Christmas Singles Chart by more than 45,000 weekly sales. The group’s cover version of The Hollies’ He Ain’t Heavy, He’s My Brother sold more than 269,000 copies this week, according to the Official Charts Company. It was released by Metropolis Group after being recorded at the company’s famous South-West London studio.

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IC Music presents Gravenhurst, Mary Epworth, Ed Wood Jr

the EU funded IC Music project brings more brilliant artists to the South West from UK & France

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Music Week Presents: Joe Perkins

Bristol-based solo musician Joe Perkins has a burning passion for all aspects of the creative process and declares: “Most music in the charts nowadays seems to get flak for being ‘manufactured’ and ‘standardised’. You don’t get that with me.” He recently recorded his debut album, A Host Of Other Artists – a record that is entirely self-penned, engineered, produced and mixed, and features an assortment of lead vocalists

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MSW & IC Music Event 12th & 13th September 2012

Pop & Politics. Music and investment. The South West and, who knows, we might well be finding a way..

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Olympic Torch Relay Celebration Concert – Maz Totterdell wins the Teenage Rampage talent search & full line up announced

Young South West singer-songwriter Maz Totterdell has won the coveted Teenage Rampage talent search to find an opening act for the Olympic Torch Relay celebrations in Millennium Square on May 22nd. Plus full line up announced for the free concert…

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