funding-cuts

Pressure is mounting on Cardiff council to reverse planned cuts to its arts budget, after more than 700 people marched through the city in...

More than half of arts organisations believe that forthcoming reductions to local authority grants will result in direct cuts to their funding, a new...

Who’d be an aspiring working-class actor today? No one wants to teach you drama at school because it’s not on the EBacc. Then, even if...

Drama school heads have hit out at “ludicrous” government plans to scrap student maintenance grants, claiming they will prevent the poorest young people from...

Peter Bazalgette has announced he will step down as chair of Arts Council England in 2017. The former TV producer has been in the role...

Welsh cultural leaders have united to back a campaign opposing council cuts in Cardiff. Senior figures from organisations including National Theatre Wales, Welsh National Opera...

Culture minister Ed Vaizey has urged local authorities to continue funding the arts in the face of cuts. He claimed it would be a "false...

Arts leaders have warned that cuts to local funding will be the biggest issue facing the theatre industry in 2016. This comes after the government...

Culture has been hit with a headline 9.5% cut in the Scottish government's draft budget, published in Edinburgh on December 16. Overall, Scottish Government is...

Hangmen playwright Martin McDonagh has called for more support of new writing in the UK, claiming he would have been "homeless" without the National...

Birmingham Repertory Theatre’s council funding is to be cut by 29%, in a move that the venue said could seriously threaten its output. The cut...

The Arts Council of Wales has been hit with a 5% cut as part of the Welsh Government's draft budget for 2016/17. The body, which...

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

Doctor Foster star Bertie Carvel has spoken out against “sinister” government cuts to the BBC, claiming theatre actors rely on television work to maintain...

London's culture is at "extreme risk" from forthcoming spending cuts, the body that represents the capital's 32 boroughs has warned. London Councils said that cultural...

Theatres and arts organisations in Coventry are bracing themselves for cuts of thousands of pounds to their funding, under local council plans to make...

Drama programmes will be protected from a new £12 million cut to the BBC’s television budget. The move forms part of the Corporation’s plan to...

Culture minister Ed Vaizey has told the arts sector it should “think creatively” about how to finance new projects. His comments come as a new...
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