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Arts Council England chief executive Darren Henley

Arts Council England chief executive Darren Henley has insisted the organisation will make “the best possible case for investment” in the face of government...
Peter Bazalgette

Peter Bazalgette, chair of Arts Council England, has criticised politicians for not being strong enough advocates of the arts, labelling their attitudes as “pathetic”. Bazalgette,...
Peter Bazalgette

Arts Council England’s budget is to be cut by about £1.2 million in 2015/16, after the Department for Culture, Media and Sport was forced...
Peter Bazalgette

Arts Council England chair Peter Bazalgette has called on the government to double the size of the creative industries in the next 10 years. Writing...

Watford Palace Theatre, the Lyric Hammersmith and the Nuffield Theatre in Southampton are to benefit from a share of £5.5 million of funding from...

Thousands of arts organisations are set to benefit from a newly launched scheme that aims to unlock up to £20 million of loans for...

Arts organisations that include participatory activities in their output should be given greater priority when public funding decisions are made, according to a parliamentary...

Actors campaigning in support of the Orange Tree Theatre have accused Arts Council England of failing to engage with the theatre community, after they...

Arts Council England and other public funders of culture should ring-fence at least 1% of their annual budget to help unlock millions of pounds...

Theatres and arts organisations currently funded as part of Arts Council England’s national portfolio now raise more than half of their income from ticket...

Arts Council England’s recent funding announcement has delivered a “massive blow” to smaller companies, with a “disastrous cut” felt in the north-east in particular,...

Theatremakers have called on venues to open up their spaces to practitioners from a range of backgrounds in a bid to boost diversity in...

Touring theatre companies Dark Horse and Theatre Sans Frontieres have warned that 100% cuts to their funding from Arts Council England will prevent them...

Campaigns have been launched to save theatre companies Propeller and Red Ladder, both of which were hit with 100% cuts to their funding from...

Theatre Hullabaloo has secured a provisional £1.5 million grant from Arts Council England’s latest round of capital investment to create a flagship children’s theatre...

Arts Council England’s new set of portfolio organisations represents “no demonstrated ambition” to redress the balance of funding between the regions and London, according...

Regional organisations will see their share of Arts Council England core funding increase by 2% for 2015 to 2018, the funding body revealed yesterday. ACE’s...

Theatre companies that are regularly funded by Arts Council England will be forced to monitor the diversity of on-stage talent, following new requirements laid...