funding-cuts

Creative Scotland has warned that it may have to reduce the number of organisations it regularly funds because of uncertainties created by the Brexit...

The Arts Council of Northern Ireland is to see its budget reduced by nearly £500,000 to £10.49 million in 2016/17. The cut – equivalent to...

Andrew Lloyd Webber has attacked the damage to the arts caused by “short-sighted cuts” to education. His comments come as he announces a new scheme...

Shadow culture minister Thangam Debbonaire has claimed the government’s recent arts funding settlement is a cover for axeing local authority funding. In a speech at...

A community theatre in Hertfordshire is to close its doors to professional shows after the local council decided to stop funding the venue. Based on...

Stage and screen writer Jack Thorne has attacked government cuts to a disability employment scheme at the BAFTA Television Awards, claiming theatre and TV...

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...

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...

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...

Glasgow City Council will make cuts of £208,000 to its cultural budget, reducing support for the two theatres it currently funds. The Theatre Royal will...

MPs have agreed to take a campaign to save English National Opera as a full-time company to culture secretary John Whittingdale. The move comes as...

The National Theatre of Scotland is considering cuts to the number of productions it tours, following its 3% funding reduction in this year's Scottish...

Culture secretary John Whittingdale is being urged to back a campaign aimed at saving English National Opera. Unions Equity, BECTU and the Musicians’ Union this...

Some councils still fund theatres The state of arts funding from local authorities is a huge threat to culture nationally, and we salute The Stage...

Scottish venue Eden Court is contemplating reducing its education services or a ticket price hike after a surprise 17% cut to its funding from...

English National Opera is to reduce pay levels for senior management by 20% as it seeks to make savings of £5 million. The Stage also...

Wales Millennium Centre and Welsh National Opera are among the major organisations to have suffered funding cuts under Arts Council of Wales’ latest funding...

More than £56 million of arts funding has been cut by local councils in England since 2009, it has emerged. The scale of local arts cuts...
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