A landmark report makes the case for investment ahead of the next Spending Review, saying innovation is being stifled just as it is needed most.
Adding a seventh city to the longlist of bidders who will receive funding would allow more places to "complete their journey," an expert on the competition says.
The DCMS Committee is concerned Camelot, the current Lottery operator, has not increased returns to the arts at the same rate as its rising profits.
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Venues are pleading for leniency on isolation rules that threaten to derail their reopening, but audiences remain hesitant.
New modelling from Oxford Economics says the country's creative sectors can more than recover from the loss of 100,000 jobs with the right investment.
Confirmation of the higher arts education cuts comes as applications to study these subjects reach their highest level in a decade, placing the sector's talent pipeline at risk.
Art galleries hosting pop-up sites hope to capitalise on increased footfall and reconnect with young locals.
An artist, her commissioners and the council say the pressure to remove a nuclear-themed artwork was misguided. So why hasn't it been reinstalled?
After a nine-month-long inquiry, MPs have recommended "a complete reset" of music streaming to better compensate creators. What could a new model look like?
Glasgow Life says it's unrealistic to expect it can reopen 80 of its venues, including several libraries and the UK's only museum of religious art.
The Government "expect and recommend" masks in enclosed public spaces - and cultural venues are taking the lead.
Medway Council promises a "resilient" bid as local politicians and students oppose the University of Creative Arts’ decision to close its Rochester campus.