Sheffield’s cultural sector was hit hard by Covid-19. What can the public do to aid its recovery? asks Vanessa Toulmin.
Combining the economic analysis of Chamberlain Walker, the authors of the report, and with data collected by the research team in the University, the conclusions were devastating.
A sixty per cent decline in output, gross value added, due to social distancing rules and lockdowns was recorded over the past 18 months. Some industries, museums and performing arts in particular, lost over 70 per cent of their income.
The Cultural Recovery Fund has been for many organisations a crucial intervention that gave organisations in Barnsley, Rotherham, Doncaster and Sheffield the chance to survive.
Despite that the fact is South Yorkshire received the second lowest allocation per head amongst our comparable regions with £13.56 per head of population...Keep reading on Sheffield Telegraph.