Thursday, 23 September 2021
Fifty-four priority areas for investment have high rates of deprivation and low cultural engagement, but some of the lowest funded regions have missed out.
Just three out of 54 "priority places" for cultural investment rank in the lowest decile for arts funding. Arts Council England (ACE) announced the regions and boroughs that will get preferential treatment as part of a three-year delivery plan for its strategy, Let's Create. Places were weighted based on their past funding, indexes of deprivation and levels of cultural engagement to determine... read more