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Edinburgh council celebrates ‘spectacular’ Eras Tour welcome

11/06/2024

The City of Edinburgh Council has paid tribute to fans, residents, transport services and staff after Taylor Swift’s global tour descended on the city at the weekend.

Liverpool to transform into ‘Taylor Town’ to welcome Eras Tour star

22/05/2024

Fans descending on Liverpool for Taylor Swift’s record-breaking Eras Tour will receive a ‘proper scouse welcome’, with events dedicated to the pop icon.

£101m boost for new music hubs

08/05/2024

A ‘new generation’ of music hubs will receive £101m to provide music education to young people across England.

Brixton Academy to reopen after fatal crush

05/03/2024

Brixton Academy will open next month for the first time since two people died in a crowd crush in December 2022.

Liverpool hands over Eurovision key

31/01/2024

Liverpool has officially handed over the symbolic key to Eurovision during a ceremony in Sweden.

Bradford Live ready for 2024 opening

15/12/2023

Bradford Live has announced that it will be opening its doors for its launch season in autumn 2024.

£240m venue launches with Danny Boyle extravaganza

19/10/2023

Four years late and significantly over budget, a new cultural arena opened in Manchester yesterday with an immersive performance directed by Danny Boyle.

Restoration of ‘pipes fit for a queen’ underway

04/09/2023

The historic decorative pipes of the organ in Leeds Town Hall, which were seen by Queen Victoria in 1858, are being restored to their original design.

Dartfort BC unveils Rolling Stones statues

10/08/2023

Visitors to Dartford will now be greeted by a bronze statues celebrating the borough’s most famous rock legends, Sir Mick Jagger and Keith Richards.

Eurovision and the importance of culture

04/07/2023

Claire McColgan, director of Culture Liverpool, discusses the role of culture in place making, the topic of her talk today at the LGA annual conference.

Rapping returning officer drops voter ID track

14/04/2023

South Norfolk Council has dropped a new rap video to remind residents to take photo ID with them when they vote in the upcoming local elections.

Liverpool and Glasgow final contenders to host Eurovision

28/09/2022

Liverpool and Glasgow councils have welcomed the announcement that both cities are the remaining two contenders to host Eurovision 2023.

Music venues first recipients of £1.57bn recovery fund

24/08/2020

Grassroots music venues across England are the first recipients of the Government’s £1.57bn Culture Recovery Fund, the culture secretary has announced.

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.

MSPs urge councils to provide free music lessons

22/01/2019

Local authorities have been urged not to charge for music tuition in schools, in a new report published by MSPs.

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