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A £250,000 crowdfunding programme is being launched to explore the potential of match-funding in the arts. The pilot scheme is a partnership between Nesta, the...

The Department for Culture, Media and Sport has launched a review of Arts Council England to investigate the body's efficiency, effectiveness and governance. The ‘tailored...

Culture minister Ed Vaizey has labelled a potential EU exit “irresponsible” for the UK arts sector – despite culture secretary John Whittingdale campaigning to...

The music, performing and visual arts sector contributed £5.4 billion to the UK economy in 2014, according to the latest figures. Published by the Department...

Labour is predicting a 30% cut to the Department for Culture, Media and Sport in the imminent spending review, warning that such a reduction...

Politicians are being targeted by a new campaign that calls on them to back the arts ahead of the forthcoming spending review. Created by the...

Rufus Norris is planning to scale back Sunday openings at the National Theatre and reduce the number of actors employed on its main stage...

Arts leaders have rallied to support the future of the sector after the election of a new Conservative government. More than 300 artists and creatives...

The government has been accused of failing to deliver “either leadership or change” to arts and culture policy. The comments were made by shadow...
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