Nearly 80% of the UK’s creative industries believe Britain could lose its global cultural leadership thanks to Brexit.
Marin Alsop, the former music director of the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra and the first woman to conduct the Last Night of the Proms, has broken another male barrier by being appointed chief conductor of the Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra.
The Edinburgh Fringe, the world’s biggest arts festival, has expressed its dismay at losing all of its government £70,000 a year subsidy in Creative Scotland’s three year budget announced today.
Arts Council England today announced a new development fund, replacing the lottery-fuelled Grant for the Arts Scheme and with £13m a year more.
Never-before-seen World War I footage has been transformed into a feature film by Peter Jackson, creator of the Lord of the Rings films, in a commission by the BBC and Imperial War Museum for the last year of the 14-18 NOW artistic commemorations of the First World War.