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The European Commission has withdrawn the UK’s right to have European Capital of Culture in 2023 because of Brexit.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
Today’s Budget has failed to back Britain’s fastest growing sector, according to the Creative Industries Federation, which described the Chancellor’s announcement as “disappointing”.
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.
Neighbours of Gainsborough’s House at Sudbury in Suffolk are being invited to give their opinion of an £8.5m expansion of the museum set in the painter’s birthplace.