Theatres and museums to reopen in May

The Prime Minister has announced that theatres, museums, cinemas and live events will be allowed to open from May 17, with some restrictions.

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Museums suffer worst from ACE freeze

Museums in England have suffered an 88% reduction in Arts Council project funding because of the pandemic, according to a survey by an art market consultancy.

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‘Extend business rate holiday for theatres, museums’ - Labour

Labour is calling on Chancellor Rishi Sunak to extend business rate relief, due to expire on March 31, on thousands of theatres, museums, galleries and cinemas facing permanent closure because of lockdown.

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Last rescue grants go to heritage and cinemas

Heritage sites and independent cinemas are to be the final recipients of the first round of grants from the government’s £1.57bn Culture Recovery Fund.

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Creatives taking biggest financial pandemic hit

Creatives are being hit by “crippling inequalities across the country” that are not being addressed by the government, the Creative Industries Federation (CIF) says today.

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‘Rattle Hall’ music centre plans abandoned

The City of London has today pulled the plug on ambitious plans for a £300m pound centre for music, inspired by Sir Simon Rattle’s demand for an international-standard concert hall for London.

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Opoku-Addaie takes on Dance Umbrella

The performer/choreographer Freddie Opoku-Addaie is to be the next CEO/artistic director of Dance Umbrella, succeeding Emma Gladstone and becoming  only the fourth head of the festival since its foundation 43 years ago.

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Josette Bushell-Mingo to head Central School

The actor, director and teacher Josette Bushell-Mingo is to be the next principal of the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, succeeding Gavin Henderson who stood down last year.

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Suffolk gallery lets art lovers get up close with artists

The Cut Arts Centre at Halesworth in Suffolk has launched a programme that will make access to the gallery and its growing archive more intimate.

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Dowden summons heritage leaders

Culture secretary Oliver Dowden has called leaders of Heritage bodies to a meeting next week to discuss how they represent British history.

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