Arts funding

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‘It began with cider’: how a group of young parents transformed a Somerset harbour
From pub nights to hard hats, the locals-run Onion Collective made East Quay arts centre in Watchet, Somerset, a reality

Oliver Wainwright

19, Oct, 2021 @11:01 PM

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Shot in the arts: Australia Council pushes for safe reopening as NSW leaves Covid lockdown
Ad campaign urges Australians to get vaccinated before returning to galleries, museums and theatres

Kelly Burke

08, Oct, 2021 @7:01 PM

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‘We want dignity’: the vanishing craft of Kashmir’s papier-mache artists
Award-winning artist Maqbool Jan is one of a handful still practising the ancient artform, but without government help he fears it could be lost

Shoaib Shafi in Srinagar

06, Oct, 2021 @5:00 AM

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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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Punchdrunk to stage epic ‘future noir’ drama in old London arms factory
Dystopian Trojan war play The Burnt City will be company’s costliest and most ambitious immersive production

Chris Wiegand

05, Sep, 2021 @11:01 PM

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Hobbled by hype: why are lauded British directors only making one movie?
First films by promising new British talent are often overpraised, when what they really need is our lasting support

Caspar Salmon

25, Aug, 2021 @11:58 AM

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The Guardian view on the Art Fund Museums Prize: serving communities | Editorial
Editorial: The past year has rightly shifted the way that cultural value is estimated


20, Aug, 2021 @5:06 PM

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‘The hypocrisy is nauseating’: Wes Streeting on state school arts cuts
Shadow child poverty secretary wants all pupils to have access to arts education after decade of Tory cuts

Jessica Elgot

20, Aug, 2021 @2:00 PM

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Renewed calls for federal protection for Australia’s live performance industry
Greens and Labor urge introduction of a government-backed insurance scheme to protect the devastated live entertainment sector

Kelly Burke

12, Aug, 2021 @12:49 AM

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‘Community, not profit’: the creative renaissance of Birkenhead
Across the Mersey from Liverpool, a group of grassroots promoters is trying to avoid that city’s redevelopment errors as they champion a vibrant cultural renewal

Patrick Clarke

02, Aug, 2021 @12:31 PM

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Funding cuts to go ahead for university arts courses in England despite opposition
Education secretary Gavin Williamson says money will be put towards Stem and medicine courses

Sally Weale Education correspondent

20, Jul, 2021 @6:30 PM

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Andrew Lloyd Webber on Cinderella: ‘We’re not looking for a fight – we just want culture back!’
The composer said his latest musical would open, even if he went to jail. Now it has – but he’s still furious at a government he says has ‘dumped’ theatre. We talk to him and the show’s writer Emerald Fennell

Chris Wiegand

01, Jul, 2021 @7:58 AM

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