Arts Council England

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Areas outside London to receive £75m to level up access to arts
Arts Council England funding will be diverted to more than 100 locations outside capital over next three years

Nadia Khomami Arts and culture correspondent

23, Feb, 2022 @5:36 PM

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‘If you’ve handled an opera director, you can handle a five-year-old’: creatives who changed jobs during the pandemic
Covid has devastated the arts, with many professionals forced to seek work elsewhere: as teachers, coders … and wine tasters. How have they found it?

Andrew Dickson

01, Feb, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Dames in distress: Britain’s theatres count cost of Christmas wrecked by Covid
Cancelled pantos decimated income at peak time as soaring cases caused cast and crew absences and restrictions cut audiences

Chris Wiegand Stage editor

14, Jan, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Works by Turner and Lowry donated to British nation in 2021
Paintings, archives and other items worth £52m allocated by Arts Council England to museums across UK

Nadia Khomami Arts and culture correspondent

10, Dec, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Keep rightwing politics out of arts funding | Letters
Letters: Granville Williams abhors the threats to institutions over research into slavery, while Christopher Gordon writes that Arts Council England has presided over a climate of fear

Letters

09, Dec, 2021 @5:14 PM

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An atmosphere of threat lingers over the arts - and it’s created by the government | Charlotte Higgins
A sign of a functioning society is its artists being free to create work that pushes against prevailing political tides, says Guardian chief culture writer Charlotte Higgins

Charlotte Higgins

06, Dec, 2021 @10:00 AM

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No 10 is marching through cultural institutions – and making a battleground of the arts | Charlotte Higgins
By interfering in appointments, the government is trying to shape museums and trusts in its own image, says the Guardian’s chief culture writer Charlotte Higgins

Charlotte Higgins

08, Nov, 2021 @1:06 PM

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Little Amal is a reminder of how vital art is | Letters
Letters: Readers respond to a Guardian editorial on the peripatetic puppet – and the slow commodification of culture in England

Letters

24, Oct, 2021 @4:46 PM

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Letter: Lord Gowrie obituary
Birth name inspired me to cast Arts Council chairman as a vampire

Christopher Frayling

21, Oct, 2021 @2:57 PM

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Lord Gowrie obituary
Conservative politician whose background in literature and fine art equipped him well as an arts minister for Margaret Thatcher

Stephen Bates

24, Sep, 2021 @5:27 PM

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Essex art gallery endangered by funding crisis named museum of the year 2021
Firstsite’s ‘innovation and integrity’ during pandemic wins Art Fund’s £100,000 prize

Mark Brown Arts correspondent

21, Sep, 2021 @7:00 PM

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Isabel Vasseur obituary
Other lives: Public art commissioner and curator who also ran her own art agency

Roman Vasseur

16, Jul, 2021 @10:34 AM

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