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Planned funding cuts to local councils in England could see arts provision “damaged irrevocably”, Equity has warned. The government announced last week that local authorities will face an...

The BBC’s in-house drama department is to cut seven roles as part of a restructure to ensure that it is “on fire creatively”. As part...

Residents of Ceredigion in west Wales have voted for budget cuts to hit the arts over other services, a survey carried out by the...

The funding cuts have been managed very adroitly by arts organisations so far. National subsidy has gone down by about 37% since 2011 and local...

The BBC’s director general Tony Hall has confirmed that BBC3 will close in the autumn of 2015, though the controversial decision, stoking a storm...

A proposed 45% reduction in council funding to Newbury’s Corn Exchange has been delayed, in a move the venue claims will give it more...

Arts Council England has announced a 2% cut to its core funding for cultural organisations from 2015/16, in a move which will also see...

Birmingham Royal Ballet and Birmingham Repertory Theatre are among 10 arts organisations in the city set to have their council funding cut by around 20% from...

On the face of it, things are looking pretty good as the arts glide into 2014. Box offices are booming, museums and galleries have...

Arts organisations in England are to face a further 1.17% cut to their funding in 2014/15 following reductions in the culture budget announced as...

The future of Guildford’s Yvonne Arnaud Theatre has been thrown into doubt with news that the Surrey town’s borough council has proposed to reduce,...

Funding for Ireland’s arts sector has been cut by 7% in the country’s newly-announced Budget for 2014. The higher-than-inflation fall marks the sixth successive year...

The Public arts centre in West Bromwich has confirmed it will close in November, after the local council said it could not afford to...

Local authority support for culture will fall by a further £124 million in 2013/14, according to figures published by the Department for Communities and...

Drama schools providing university-level tuition have raised fears that funding cuts to the higher-education sector could lead to a reduction in the number of...

Arts Council England has received further in-year cuts to its budget, following Wednesday's budget announcement by chancellor George Osborne. The Department for Culture, Media and...

BECTU general secretary Gerry Morrissey has called on the West End to “give more support to regional counterparts”, in a bid to prevent theatres...

Culture minister Ed Vaizey has claimed that it is "rubbish" to say that the arts are in crisis, insisting they are in "rude health". Speaking...
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