arts-funding

A disused Stafford library is in line to become a multi-purpose arts centre for theatre, music and dance. The Old Library Trust is applying for...

The Labour Party’s leadership candidates have set out their cases for the arts ahead of next month’s election. The four candidates have outlined their policies...

Shoreditch Town Hall has been given £1 million to fund the next phase of its capital project. The donation, which has been made by an...

Actor Gina McKee has backed a new drive to increase arts engagement and investment in the north-east. Launched by the North East Culture Partnership, the...

Planned government cuts could lead to the end of “subsidised arts” in the UK and the closure of theatre companies around the country. This is...

A major independent report has revealed that arts and culture contribute £7.7 billion to the economy, an increase of 36% in three years. The report,...

Leading industry figures have warned theatres are under threat from a projected £3.3 billion cut to local authority funding over the next two years. The...

An online tool that helps arts organisations with funding bids is to be launched. The resource, called Culture Everywhere, brings together data sets including the...

Actor Jessica Hynes used her acceptance speech at this year’s BAFTA TV Awards to criticise cuts to the arts. Collecting her award for best female...

Well, we’ve made it. Culture is in the two major party manifestos. You have to look pretty hard, but it’s there. The Tories sneak it...

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 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 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 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...

The arts in England are on the cusp of “serious and irreversible damage” caused by cuts to funding, the findings of the 2015 Arts...

Admit it. You, too, have dreamt of what you might do if you won the lottery. You might even have made some modest plans....

The government and Arts Council England have pledged to tackle the imbalance of arts funding between London and the regions in official responses to...
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