arts funding

Not too long ago, it was fairly standard practice for councils to fund – and often run – their local receiving theatres. Some authorities...

Bristol City Council has approved £380,000 worth of cuts to its arts budget by 2022. In a meeting on February 22, proposals to cut £190,000...

Rising business rates combined with local authority arts cuts may lead to a “zero-subsidy model” for regional theatres. Higher business taxes that come into force...

Plans for a new creative hub at the Theatre Royal Wakefield have taken a step forward after the council granted the project a £200,000...

In what was for many not the greatest of years, a notable high point of 2016 for me was Arts Council England’s renewed commissioning...

Ireland’s regional theatres and arts centres are to benefit from new capital funding of €9 million (£7.6 million) in what was described as “the...

Budget-slashed local authorities continue to tighten their belts and Arts Council funding has either levelled off or been reprioritised in the face of government...

UK theatres are bracing themselves for real-terms cuts as Arts Council England warns of standstill funding in its next round of national portfolio grants. The...

Plans to build a new £25 million theatre in Reading are currently on hold due to “severe constraints” on funding. Instead, Reading Borough Council has...
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