Arts Council England

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The Guardian view on excellence in the arts: not about elites | Editorial
Editorial: It is refreshing to hear new ideas, but dividing culture into the best and the rest won’t do anyone any good


28, May, 2023 @5:25 PM

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Changes to arts funding are always divisive – we were right to focus on access for all | Nicholas Serota
We’ve faced criticism for investing in areas outside London, but people around England told us they wanted to experience culture close to home, says Arts Council England chair Nicholas Serota

Nicholas Serota

25, May, 2023 @7:00 AM

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The flaws in Nicholas Hytner’s plan to save the performing arts | Letters
Letters: Jamie Hale, Richard Eyre and Chris Hodgkins respond to the director’s proposals


19, May, 2023 @4:52 PM

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London’s Roundhouse to train 15,000 young people in creative industries
Venue raised £8m in donations to build facilities for music, performance and production

Harriet Sherwood Arts and culture correspondent

18, May, 2023 @5:00 AM

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The arts in Britain are teetering on the brink. Here is my plan to save them | Nicholas Hytner
The Arts Council should focus on high-quality performances while a new body deals with community-based initiatives, says Nicholas Hytner, former artistic director at the National Theatre

Nicholas Hytner

17, May, 2023 @9:00 AM

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Violin virtuoso joins ‘real battle’ to save classical music from UK funding cuts
Soloist Nicola Benedetti has added her voice to those speaking up for a genre now facing severe financial constraints

Vanessa Thorpe

07, May, 2023 @2:00 PM

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ENO chief says Liverpool and Manchester ‘strong contenders’ for new home
Stuart Murphy says other cities in running but stresses chances of either northern city hosting opera company

Josh Halliday North of England correspondent

07, May, 2023 @1:02 PM

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Simon Rattle: UK classical music is fighting for life after ‘swingeing’ funding cuts
The outgoing director of the London Symphony Orchestra says that cuts by Arts Council England and the BBC risk destroying the entire sector

Nadia Khomami Arts and culture correspondent

24, Apr, 2023 @2:33 PM

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‘Extremely precarious’: Sophie Fiennes on documentary film-making in the UK
Exclusive: Directors struggle to fund work because of risk-averse commissioners and lack of resources, she says

Dalya Alberge

24, Apr, 2023 @1:47 PM

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Why the Side Gallery in Newcastle should be saved by Arts Council England | Letters
Letter: Great art and photography don’t magically appear ‘gallery ready’ for exhibitions, says Susan Jones

19, Apr, 2023 @5:08 PM

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English National Opera set for £24m to support relocation from London
Equity union welcomes increased funding while continuing to oppose move being imposed on ENO chorus

Harriet Sherwood Arts and culture correspondent

12, Apr, 2023 @3:40 PM

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Newcastle’s Side Gallery to close after funding cuts and energy bills rise
Photography space that inspired Billy Elliot writer Lee Hall launches fundraising campaign with aim of reopening in 2024

Mark Brown North of England correspondent

06, Apr, 2023 @2:48 PM

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