For the first time since records began in1986, London’s theatre attendances topped 15m in 20127, according to the Society of London Theatre (SOLT).
Waltham Forest, home to William Morris and a new generation of artists, has been chosen as London’s first Borough of Culture for 2019 by the mayor, Sadiq Khan.
Labour’s move towards a Brexit position announced today nearer the needs of the creative industries falls short of what is needed, says the Creative Industries Federation.
Shadow Culture secretary Tom Watson has revealed that council spending on recreation and culture spending has been cut by an astonishing £1bn since 2010.
The arts producer and strategist Andrew Miller has been appointed the first champion for the disabled in arts and culture.
English cultural organisations stand to lose £40m a year with Brexit, with 64% oif them currently working inside the European Union. The report from EUCLID, commissioned by Arts Council England, shows that between 2007 and 2016 the EU contributed £345m to England’s arts, museums and creative industries, or £40m a year.
Councillors have agreed plans to double the size of Banbury’s museum in a £5m expansion scheme.
Archer promises review of funding process
An Arts Council programme devised to help young children from deprived areas through involvement in the arts is working, according to an evaluation report published today.
Arts sector representatives and tourist companies in Northern Ireland have called on politicians to recognise the important role the arts plays in the economy of the region.