Grayson Perry: ‘Some arts orgs need to go’

Some arts organisations hit badly by the Covid crisis need to go, according to the award-winning artist Grayson Perry.

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Kneehigh collaboration takes innovation beyond Covid

Kneehigh, the Cornwall-based touring theatre company that last week was awarded £250,000 from the government’s culture restoration fund, has joined up with the Bristol Old Vic and its former artistic director, Emma Rice, for a new production on both screen and stage.

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UK’s music culture ‘dying’- Tamsin Little

The violin virtuoso Tamsin Little has said that Britain’s live music culture is facing the end if there is no help from the government for musicians.

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Old Vic, Rambert and Black Country Museum in £75m new recovery fund hand-outs

Another 35 leading arts organisations have received grants worth a total of £75m from the government’s £1.57bn Culture Recovery Fund, this time in amounts of up to £3m, via Arts Council England.

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New fund to help freelance creatives

Four charities have combined to launch a new fund to ensure music makers and performing artists can carry on working through the Covid-19 emergency.

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Jarman’s cottage to be books festival centrepiece

Film maker Derek Jarman’s remote Romney Marshes cottage in Kent is to be the centrepiece for a literary festival next month.

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Un-rescued festival makes public appeal

Devon’s Sea Change Festival, which last week failed in its bid for a grant from the government’s £1.57bn Culture Recovery Fund, has launched a public appeal to save its future.

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Turner Prize to come from Coventry 2021

As part of Coventry’s year as City of Culture in 2021 the Turner Prize will be set in the city’s Harris Museum and Art Gallery.

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Careers open for 50 Jerwood bursaried artists

Fifty early career artists from working class backgrounds are being given paths to consolidate their careers with bursaried attachments, announced today.

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588 more get rescue fund cash

The Department of Digital, Culture, Media and Sport has announced another tranche of grants from the £1.57bn Cultural Recovery Fund, with £76m.

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