Last year new treasure finds by members of the public amounted to 1,120 in 2016, the highest since the Portable Antiquities Scheme (PAS) began in 1997.
Local authority support for the arts has fallen by a dramatic £15m in the last year, according to new data from Arts Council England.
Creative Scotland warns of reduced funding
Bristol Old Vic, Britain’s oldest repertory theatre, is to lose almost two thirds of its local subsidy in Bristol City Council’s latest plans, to be confirmed on December 4.
The new industrial strategy announced today by business secretary Greg Clark fails to acknowledge the importance of education and skills training in maintaining the growth of the fastest growing sector in the econ0my, the creative industries.
Tim Cooke, formerly the BBC’s head of broadcasting for Northern Ireland and now director of the Telegraph Museum in Cornwall, is to succeed Diana Owen as chief executive of the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust.
The Victoria Cross won by Commander Gordon Campbell when his “Q-ship” Farnborough destroyed an enemy submarine in 1917 has been sold for a world record price at auction, but will stay in the UK.
The European Commission has withdrawn the UK’s right to have European Capital of Culture in 2023 because of Brexit.
Emma Chaplin has been appointed as the director of the Association of Independent Museums (AIM).
£1,000 reward backed by Art UK and Paul Mellon charity