local authority funding

Nominees for the UK’s first awards ceremony to honour councillors and local authorities who champion the arts have been announced. The nominees for the inaugural...

Plans to build a new £25 million theatre in Reading are currently on hold due to “severe constraints” on funding. Instead, Reading Borough Council has...

Bradford’s Alhambra Theatre and three other council-owned venues in the city could be subject to a management buy-out, as the local authority faces shrinking...

Birmingham Repertory Theatre is to receive a 62% cut in its funding from the council, meaning it will be operating with nearly £1 million...

MPs are calling on the government to do more to help regional theatre weather the difficult financial climate, particularly around rebalancing funding and local...

Local government spending on culture and heritage in England has dropped by £165 million since 2010, according to new figures from Labour. It comes in...

At the end of 2015, we asked leading theatre figures about their hopes and fears for 2016. Nobody foresaw our country’s vote to exit the...

Local council funding for the arts is predicted to fall by a further £26 million over the next year, according to new estimates. Professional body...

Globe and RSC are diverse Both Shakespeare’s Globe and the Royal Shakespeare Company have a long and proud history of casting black, Asian and minority...
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