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UK cultural attractions are calling for a new bank holiday to boost tourism, and the popularity of outdoor attractions, starting to reopen from next week, has skyrocketed.
Cultural organisations can play a key role in creating thriving places for people to live, work and visit, but only if they reach out to creative partners beyond the local ‘culture club’. Penny Mills, Anne Torreggiani and Patrick Towell explain how.
The National Portfolio Organisation has pursued its plan to widen access in spite of the pandemic and says funders have been "universally supportive".
Critics call Festival UK 2022 "nationalistic imperialism" and "a showcase for the Government". The creatives involved say that couldn't be further from the truth.
Following a £3m research and development phase, diverse teams of artists, scientists and engineers will receive £10m each to bring their "showstopping" ideas to life.
New reports highlight gender gaps in theatre and music as UNESCO warns the pandemic will be watershed for equality - one way or the other.
New research highlights a disparity between organisations that say they are BAME-led receiving higher funding awards than those with a majority of Black, Asian and minority ethnic leaders.
Feeling the Brexit blues? Abu Dhabi is courting British creatives with a 10 year work permit, routes to citizenship and heavy investment in arts and culture.
DCMS hopes to start discussions with individual EU states in the coming weeks, but industry figures say time is running out to find practical and affordable solutions.
Leaving the influential programme in a time of crisis would be "a travesty" - and unnecessary for devolved nations, campaigners say.
A series of programmes aligning the capital's cultural and commercial sectors will provide "a ray of hope" - and a major creative showcase.
The initiative will facilitate new interventions by sharing the successes of existing ones, seizing on the UK's growing appetite for creativity as a source of wellbeing.
The Department for Education’s employment skills policy document offers scant support for the creative industries to the detriment of the nation's recovery from Covid-19, critics say.
The "ambitious and forward-thinking" document will be the cornerstone of a bid for UK City of Culture 2025.
The pound-per-use value of some cultural and heritage activities has been calculated in a startling series of reports that could signal a sea change in funding decisions.
A UK City of Culture bid won’t succeed unless it’s authentic, writes Richard Dunbar.
A recent Creative Scotland survey suggests audiences are unlikely to return to pre-Covid levels until the population has been vaccinated.
Creativity, compassion, collaboration and a tendency towards efficiency meant arts workers were highly responsive in a time of crisis, councils say.
Research England will bankroll the partnership between four regional universities and The Culture Capital Exchange following a successful pilot project.
Venues can open as places of work, Culture Secretary says as income supports are extended.