11th July 2018
Political deadlock has led to the current strategy being extended for a year.
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.
10th July 2018
Matt Hancock’s promotion to Health Secretary means the lead role at the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport is now filled by the former Attorney General with a taste for James Bond films.
9th July 2018
6th July 2018
Mary Caws, who has held similar roles at Theatre Royal Stratford East and Watford Palace Theatre, will take up post next month.
ISM Chief Executive Deborah Annetts told peers the current selection of ‘facilitating subjects’ was not based on evidence and had skewed students’ A level choices.
Counting What Counts Ltd has won the £2.3m contract to deliver the quality measurement system that England’s larger arts organisations will use from October.
The Government is consulting on proposals that include increasing the amount society lotteries can raise to £100m a year, but Camelot has warned that the changes could put returns to good causes at risk.
5th July 2018
9,000 secondary school arts teachers have left their jobs in England since 2011.
Creative enterprises often rely on informal funding and believe financiers do not understand their business fully, new research finds.