The Thirst for Knowledge -
Audience Data in the Arts


Catalyst Arts - Beth Aplin, Kieran Cooper and Sarah Denner Brown - undertook a major study for the Arts Councils of England, Scotland and Wales in 2003 into the way information about audiences is used across the arts as a whole.

The report is available to download in three sections:

The executive summary contains the report's main recommendations and conclusions, and responses from the Arts Councils outlining how they plan to take this forward - 12 pages. Read this if you want to get an overview of the project
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The main report contains the findings of the consultation, details of the recommended projects, general recommendations and a proposed overall timetable - 36 pages. Read this to get a more detailed picture of the project
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The appendix contains the detailed descriptions of the recommended projects which were designed to form the basis of consultancy briefs - 31 pages. Read this only if you are interested in the fine detail of the recommended projects
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