arts-funding

Harriet Harman (centre) at the Creative Industries Federation's cultural debate. Photo: Ian Watts

Harriet Harman has criticised an increasing reliance on private funding in the arts, claiming it will widen the divide between London and the regions. The...
East London's Rich Mix venue

East London arts venue Rich Mix faces closure as a result of a legal row with Tower Hamlets Council. The multi-arts venue, which hosts more...
Small music venues are operating under financial and regulatory pressures. Photo: Shutterstock

Small music venues are “operating under significant pressures, both financial and regulatory”, a new report has found. The report, called Understanding Small Music Venues, also...
The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama. Photos: Patrick Baldwin

The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama will see the amount of research funding it receives almost double for the 2015/16 academic year. The...

A wide-ranging policy review of the creative industries has called on the next government to treat culture as a priority sector and “strongly champion...
Samuel West: 'funding for the arts has fallen faster than ever before". Photo: Stephanie Methuen

The arts in England are on the cusp of “serious and irreversible damage” caused by cuts to funding, the findings of the 2015 Arts...
Your name here? The National's Dorfman Theatre. Photo: Philip Vile

Admit it. You, too, have dreamt of what you might do if you won the lottery. You might even have made some modest plans....
London: Report found need for fairer funding system to benefit arts outside the capital. Photo: Philip Vile

The government and Arts Council England have pledged to tackle the imbalance of arts funding between London and the regions in official responses to...
Helen Goulden, executive director of Nesta, which has co-created the Arts Impact Fund

A new fund has launched that will provide loans to theatre companies and other arts organisations in exchange for evidence of their social impact. The...