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Amanda Parker asks whether the arts can really save our high streets.
Louise Blackwell says creative practitioners have been at the forefront of place-based recovery. Their strategy? Come together, listen and take action.
The "ambitious and forward-thinking" document will be the cornerstone of a bid for UK City of Culture 2025.
A plan to breathe artistic life into a historic bookshop aims to reverse a pattern of decline in Sunderland. Andrew Leach explains.
How will Hull face the future following its triumph as UK City of Culture? Lee Corner and Stephen Munn reflect on the legacy of 2017 in a year of unprecedented turmoil.
100 or fewer organisations will benefit from the next round of England's Culture Recovery Fund repayable finance.
Signature events, including a potential UK City of Culture bid, will "signal the cultural regeneration of Gloucester".
Mandatory masks, social distancing and temperature tests make audiences feel more comfortable returning to venues - and on-the-spot testing won't change that.
A new, tougher system of local restrictions will allow theatres and other venues to reopen in theory. But the sector remains on a knife edge.
The Cultural Recovery Commissioner advised organisations to "stop asking for stuff; tell us what you can do to help".
Nearly 1400 arts organisations “woke up to good news” as £257m of Culture Recovery Fund awards were announced, but those who missed out stand a slim chance of survival.
Anastasia Tilston explains how a new community-led company in Chester is making space for artists in the city centre, with pop-up galleries stepping in to revive the declining retail offer.
The National Lottery faces major challenges as more charities clamour for support.
New ONS data lays bare the critical state of the arts and entertainment sectors. Yet these organisations are supporting their employees better than most.
An 84-page plan to overhaul the system makes no mention of protecting arts and cultural venues.
The arts sector's lukewarm reaction underlines most venues' inability to reopen with socially distanced audiences.
The Welsh Government will require organisations to commit to fair pay rates, but has not responded to calls for a universal basic income for creatives.
Heritage can grow the UK's post-Covid economy - but only if it starts "telling the stories of more diverse parts of Britain".
After a four-month closure, Arts Council England has reopened its project grants programme to more people and organisations than ever before.
Efforts by Manchester and the West Midlands to secure extra money highlight fears that rescue funding will be directed towards London.