Arts Council England

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UK report reveals 'disgraceful' gender inequality in the arts
Research exposes sustained levels of gender imbalance across theatre, film and TV, with fears that it will be worsened by pandemic

Arifa Akbar

13, Jan, 2021 @6:00 AM

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The bigger picture: should British museums sell to stay afloat?
As galleries auction off treasures to retain staff and plug cash gaps left by Covid, the art world is divided on ethics of disposal

Vanessa Thorpe Arts and media correspondent

15, Nov, 2020 @9:15 AM

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Royal Exchange theatre, Design Museum and Fabric to get at least £1m
The £75m that will be given to 35 organisations has been described as a ‘lifeline’

Lanre Bakare Arts and culture correspondent

23, Oct, 2020 @11:01 PM

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Arts Council England is supporting the best of the UK’s cultural sector | Letter
Letter: The funding body’s CEO, Darren Henley, on how the government’s culture recovery fund is helping struggling creative organisations of all shapes and sizes

Letters

19, Oct, 2020 @4:01 PM

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Want an arts bailout? Then you'd better praise Sunak & Co
Organisations told financial help tied to crediting culture fund on web and in news letters

Nosheen Iqbal

18, Oct, 2020 @8:15 AM

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Chris Killip: recognition for a great photographer | Letter
Letter: Mark Haworth-Booth on ‘a remarkable talent and a very special human being’

Letters

16, Oct, 2020 @3:51 PM

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Dance music platform Resident Advisor defends £750,000 government grant
Decision process of arts support grants criticised after website awarded ‘unfathomable’ amount

Lanre Bakare Arts and culture correspondent

14, Oct, 2020 @6:24 PM

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Million-pound question: why save Secret Cinema while real cinemas are in ruins? | Marc Burrows
As affordable arts venues fight to survive, the exorbitant events company got a huge bailout. And film fans will pay the price

Marc Burrows

14, Oct, 2020 @3:06 PM

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Arts bailout delay leaves jobs at risk in UK and theatres on brink of ruin
‘Complexity and volume of applications’ stalls hand-out of £1.57bn pledged in July

Vanessa Thorpe Arts and media correspondent

04, Oct, 2020 @10:00 AM

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TS Eliot estate steps in to help Brontë Parsonage Museum rescue appeal
A £20,000 donation has been made on behalf of the late poet to help preserve the historic home of the sibling novelists

Alison Flood

07, Sep, 2020 @12:17 PM

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Devolve arts funding to end pro-London bias, says thinktank
Fabian report shows rest of England receives less than half lottery funding of capital

Helen Pidd North of England editor

07, Sep, 2020 @5:00 AM

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The real 'crown jewels' of the arts? An unprotected freelance workforce
The government bailout promises to help the big institutions, but the individuals who set the stage alight are largely self-employed and have been hung out to dry

Tosin Thompson

22, Jul, 2020 @4:43 PM

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