local-authority-funding

Cuts to local authority funding in England have led to greater reductions in arts and culture spend in poorer areas than in wealthier areas,...

Suffolk Coastal District Council has been criticised for spending £30,000 on Felixstowe’s Spa Pavilion Theatre in the year since its withdrawal of funding forced...

The future of Guildford’s Yvonne Arnaud Theatre has been thrown into doubt with news that the Surrey town’s borough council has proposed to reduce,...

Local authority funding for theatres in England and Wales fell by 6.3% in 2011/12, according to newly released government data. The figure is revealed in...

Durham County Council, which owns the Gala Theatre, is investigating setting up a not-for-profit trust to run the venue from early 2014. The change in...

Artistic directors from the UK’s leading regional venues have joined with Olympic opening ceremony director Danny Boyle and National Theatre artistic director Nicholas Hytner...

Local authorities have had a bad press for their attitudes to the arts in difficult economic times, often justifiably – they are committing 40%...