The government is to double the number of visas made available to artists and creative people, the Home Office has announced.
Ministers in Holyrood claim pleas to London ignored
The British Paraorchestra – the world’s only large-scale ensemble for disabled musicians – has announced a new partnership with education hub Bristol Plays Music that will give orchestral presentation a major step forward, says its founder.
A report commissioned by the culture department from creative industry entrepreneur Neil Mendoza, calls on museums macros England for partnerships if the sector is to grow and prosper, and an urgent action plan.
To mark the centenary next year of women getting the vote for the first time the Museum of London is to mount a programme devoted to the Suffragettes that won the franchise, many of them unacknowledged before.
New survey shows Parliamentary backing for sector
The arts and culture are at the forefront of the fight against climate change, according to a report from Arts Council England and Julie’s Bicycle.
The value of the arts and culture to the UK economy jumped 10.4%, from £10.7bn in 2014 to £11.8bn in 2015, according to the latest figures.