Culture

Councils urged to share post-pandemic cultural activities

24/06/2022

The LGA is calling for councils and local partners to share examples of their work in using culture to support the post-pandemic recovery and levelling up.

Bradford chosen as UK City of Culture 2025

01/06/2022

Bradford has been named the UK City of Culture 2025, beating off competition from 20 other cities.

Councils encouraged to apply for share of £128m culture fund

10/05/2022

Cultural venues including museums, galleries and public libraries are being encouraged to submit expressions of interest to receive a share of £128m.

Over 300 theatres and museums receive £35m support

31/03/2022

Cultural organisations from across England have received a share of a £35m emergency support package to help overcome the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Oxford council ends twinning arrangement with Russian city

07/03/2022

Oxford City Council has become the latest local authority to propose ending twinning arrangements with a Russian city.

Northern leaders champion role of culture in levelling up

20/01/2022

Leaders from across the North have called for more investment and more devolution to help promote culture in the north of England.

City of Culture 2025 longlist announced

08/10/2021

The Government today announced the eight places that have been longlisted for the prestigious UK City of Culture 2025 title.

Council chiefs welcome plan to support creative arts

17/09/2021

Local authorities are in a ‘unique position’ to support the creative arts and culture sector in their local areas, council chiefs say.

Record 20 places apply to be City of Culture 2025

20/08/2021

A record 20 places from across the UK have submitted an expression of interest to become the UK City of Culture 2025.

UK City of Culture competition open to towns

01/06/2021

The Government has announced that for the first time groups of towns will be able to join together and apply for the title of UK City of Culture to be awarded to their local area.

Councils warn leisure providers at 'crisis point'

05/05/2020

Leisure providers are at a ‘crisis point’ as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, English and Welsh councils have warned.

Lewisham named London Borough of Culture 2021

11/02/2020

Lewisham is to get the opportunity to showcase its cultural voice after being named London Borough of Culture 2021.

Whitehall promises £85m ‘culture boost’ after decade of school cuts

03/01/2020

The Government has committed to investing millions of pounds into film, dance, theatre and design lessons and facilities for secondary school children.

Seven councils bid to be next London Borough of Culture

23/12/2019

Seven boroughs from across the capital have been invited to City Hall to present their bid to be the next London Borough of Culture.

Manchester signs ‘cultural agreement’ with Danish cities

07/03/2019

Manchester has signed a 'cultural agreement' with two Danish cities with a focus on arts and health, young people and urban development and design.

Call for tourism tax review

05/02/2019

An inquiry into cultural investment in cities has called for a UK-wide review of the benefits of a tourism tax.

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