Art

Winners announced for Hearts For The Arts Awards 2020

14/02/2020

A Windrush festival and a theatre company helping those affected by addiction are among the winners of this year's Hearts for the Arts awards.

TPA hits out at council art collections

04/12/2019

The Tax Payers’ Alliance has also hit out at councils across the UK for owning art collections worth nearly £1.9bn and only displaying less than a third of the pieces.

Whitehall announces £250m of culture spending

14/10/2019

The Government has announced £250m of funding for cultural projects, libraries, museums and the creative industries after a decade of cuts.

Ed Sheeran calls for public funding of 'aspiring artists'

29/05/2019

Chart-topping singer songwriter Ed Sheeran has joined industry leaders to warn that home-grown artistic talent could disappear without public funding.

Five areas to share £20m cultural development fund

18/01/2019

The five areas to receive £20m of funding to invest in culture have been unveiled by the Government.

Manchester to double its contribution to arts venue

06/11/2018

Manchester City Council is set to more than double its contribution to delivering a new arts venue after the cost of project rose by nearly £20m.

£5m scheme to help young people access the arts launched

02/10/2018

The Government has announced the establishment of five Youth Performance Partnerships to give young people greater access to the performing arts.

New guide encourages cooperation between arts and health sector

04/10/2017

A new guide aims to encourage people in the arts and health services to work together to prevent illness and improve wellbeing.

Online hub created for councils to share innovative ways to invest in culture

17/08/2017

Financially-squeezed councils can now access a specialised online hub designed to help them share innovative ways to invest in culture.

Arts and culture funding to be shifted away from the capital

05/10/2016

Funding for arts and culture outside of London will be increased by 4% by 2022, Arts Council England has announced.

Councils cutting arts and culture budgets by nearly a fifth, finds report

13/04/2016

Investment in arts and culture by local authorities has fallen by £236m since 2010, a new report has revealed today.

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