London Assembly looks for best ways to support small theatres

Finborough Theatre
20 Feb 2013

An investigation aims to uncover the most pressing needs of theatres outside the West End.

All-party group to meet Exchequer Secretary over National Insurance changes

20 Feb 2013

New rules threaten to “decimate our orchestras and put our musicians out of work” says Lord Lipsey

Boscombe adds Council cash to European cultural enterprise funding

Boscombe Pier
20 Feb 2013

The Council will also employ a dedicated post to support the development of the creative industries in the town.

Sotheby’s sale kicks off fund for international artists

Boy on Globe by Yinka Shonibare
20 Feb 2013

Funds raised from donated paintings will be used to give curatorial support and profile to emerging artists.

Volunteers to replace stewards at Cardiff’s New Theatre and St David’s Hall

New Theatre
15 Feb 2013

Draft budget proposals call for a £60k cut to the cost of stewards.

Cultural tourism moves up the agenda

West End
08 Feb 2013

A £3m Lottery fund will aim to stimulate economic benefits from cultural tourism as ACE and VisitEngland join forces. 

Campaign success as EBacc proposals are scrapped

08 Feb 2013

Government proposals to scrap GCSEs in favours of English Baccalaureate Certificates are thrown out, but planned curriculum reforms will still affect the arts in schools.


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