Brexit voters more likely to shun the arts, research finds

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11 Jul 2018

Arts and museum attendance are higher predictors of Remain voting than arts participation and library usage, both of which are less associated with voting to stay in the European Union.

What Next? calls for arts workers to lobby MPs on Brexit

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15 Jun 2018

A document highlighting how Brexit could impact the arts and cultural sector has been produced ahead of Parliamentary debates on the Withdrawal Agreement.

Government ‘stonewalls’ creative industries amendment to Brexit bill

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16 Mar 2018

Peers warned a reciprocal agreement with the EU for the creative industries is necessary to avoid returning to the “dark days of zero growth, little confidence and minimal opportunity”.

Loss of EU arts funding would hit pro-Brexit regions hardest

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02 Mar 2018

AP analysis finds EU culture spend per person is highest in the English regions with the largest proportion of ‘leave’ voters.

European Union contributes £40m a year to UK culture

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23 Feb 2018

New research by Arts Council England, produced to inform the Brexit negotiations, has highlighted the negative impact losing funding and free movement could have on the sector.

Current music education system a ‘disaster’ for post-Brexit UK

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09 Feb 2018

Music and dance leaders have implored a Lords select committee to support the introduction of a special arrangement within the visa system for performers.

Brexit could affect staff at one in three UK museums

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09 Feb 2018

The Museums Association’s annual survey finds 4% of the workforce are non-UK EU citizens.

‘Deep concern’ about UK’s creative reputation post-Brexit

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29 Jan 2018

More than one in five Creative Industries Federation members say they would consider moving their business abroad if the UK and the EU reach no favourable trade deal.

Government must replace lost EU culture funding, MPs say

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26 Jan 2018

A cross-party select committee has called for continued membership of Creative Europe post-Brexit and argues for free movement during any transition period.

Creative industries risk losing 27,000 jobs in no-deal Brexit

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12 Jan 2018

An impact analysis commissioned by London's mayor shows the country could lose up to £3.3bn in growth by 2030 if no long-term or transitional deal is put in place.

Government releases Brexit ‘sector analysis’ on Creative Industries

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21 Dec 2017

39 reports have been released by the Exiting the EU committee, but the Government has “decided not to publish” the comments and issues raised by the sectors themselves.

“Gutted”: heartbreak as UK blocked from European Capital of Culture

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23 Nov 2017

The European Commission has said Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union means participation in the 2023 title “will not be possible”.

Arts campaign bodies fight for free movement for creatives

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14 Jul 2017

A joint campaign by a-n and the Incorporated Society of Musicians is lobbying for continued freedom of movement post-Brexit for anyone working in the creative industries.

Culture leaders across Europe warn against ‘hard Brexit’

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04 Jul 2017

Artist Mark Wallinger and musician Julian Lloyd Webber are among those backing a Pan-European set of recommendations for Brexit negotiators in the UK and Europe.

UK grows share of ‘increasingly important’ Creative Europe funding following Brexit vote

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26 Jun 2017

35 creative, cultural and heritage organisations from across the UK have been awarded a combined €3.2m in funding.

General election: Arts sector reacts to ‘rejection of hard Brexit’

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09 Jun 2017

The need for clarity has emerged as a key priority for arts organisations following the confirmation that no political party has won majority control of the House of Commons.

EU nationals essential to creative industries, survey finds

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08 Jun 2017

Research by the Creative Industries Federation suggests almost 75% of creative organisations think restricting immigration would hurt business.

Creative Industries Federation issues election manifesto for arts

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25 Apr 2017

Calls for the creative industries to remain a priority during Brexit negotiations, and for new policies to provide economic security and address the “skills time bomb” in the sector, are among the proposals.

Should I stay or should I go?

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02 Feb 2017

Following the Brexit vote, are young European actors who have chosen to work in the UK likely to stay? Mark C. Hewitt sounded out a few of them.

‘Brexit may force progress on arts education’, MPs told

Westminster
01 Feb 2017

Leaving the European Union presents opportunities to make education policy and the visa system more responsive to the needs of the creative industries, a select committee has heard.

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