local authority funding

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...

Most UK local councils cater for the various needs of local community performing arts groups, from amateur theatre companies to disability groups and local...

A south Wales theatre is in jeopardy after the local council revealed plans to cut £120,000 of its subsidy. Pontardawe Arts Centre puts on a...

Local government authorities in Northern Ireland have been challenged to match-fund a £1.5 million initiative by the region’s Arts Council to increase access to...

A theatre in Weston-super-Mare is to be given extra funding by the local council to bring in more professional, “off-the-wall” shows. Starting in 2018, the...

Endangered venue the Dudley Hippodrome has been thrown a lifeline by council bosses who have agreed to hand the building over to the group...

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...
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