arts-funding

An effort to transform more community spaces in Hull into venues that can host theatre has been given a funding boost by Arts Council...

Why do we want more people to go the theatre? Why is audience development so important for arts and cultural organisations? There are two broad...

Dance agency South East Dance is one of three arts organisations to receive loans under the first round of investment from the Arts Impact...

Set designer Bunny Christie has claimed tighter production budgets are hitting the quality of sets in regional theatres, and may put off aspiring designers. Christie...

Who invests more in the arts in England: local authorities or Arts Council England? Peter Bazalgette, chair of ACE, says local authorities invest more...

Peter Bazalgette is right to say that local government cuts are “the greatest challenge” facing the cultural sector, but – if anything – he...

An arts festival that has been running in London for 53 years has closed down due to a “sudden and significant” plunge in finances. The...

Arts Council England chair Peter Bazalgette has made a plea for local authorities to “keep the faith” and continue funding the arts to avoid...

The arts in Birmingham will be the subject of a new inquiry designed to investigate new ways of funding the sector. The Cultural Investment Inquiry...

Equity has called on Arts Council England to take stronger action to ensure performers and creative workers are adequately paid. The actor’s union has drawn...

Arts Council of Wales chairman Dai Smith has criticised the Welsh government for its "knuckle-headed, philistine" approach to the creative industries. In an interview with...

Women leaders at top subsidised theatres are paid £29,000 less on average than men, according to new research by The Stage. Among high earners –...

Hall for Cornwall and a new Shakespeare theatre in Merseyside are among projects that will share £20 million of cultural investment, chancellor George Osborne...

London mayoral contender Sadiq Khan has pledged to increase philanthropy to the arts if he is elected in May. He claimed London arts could not...

London property company Soho Estates is ploughing £125,000 into the London Theatres Small Grants Scheme, enabling a further 25 venues to carry out repair...

The Welsh government is to give £165,000 towards the expansion of a cultural programme for disadvantaged communities. Fusion: Tackling Poverty Through Culture was set up...

Arts Council England chief executive Darren Henley has spoken out about the need for the arts and culture sector to attract talent from all...

In 2010, Arts Council England put together a 10-year strategy, called Achieving Great Art for Everyone, that had the potential to revolutionise the arts...
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