Friday, 16 November 2018
The outside of London's National Theatre at night

The tendency for people from higher social grades to be more likely to attend arts events is down to a mismatch between current funding priorities and the public’s taste, rather than any lack of demand, an evidence review suggests.

The mismatch between current arts funding priorities and the public’s taste has been underlined in an evidence review of ‘Equality and Diversity within the Arts and Cultural Sector in England, 2013-16’. The review, carried out to inform Arts Council England’s (ACE) next ten-year strategy, presents a collection of evidence showing that engagement with culture in England remains sharply divided... read more