Arts funding

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Bands rally to help as jobless roadies turn to food banks
Stage crews laid off as a result of the pandemic are ‘falling through the cracks’ in government aid for the self-employed

James Tapper

20, Feb, 2021 @8:45 PM

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Get creative to help artists through pandemic | Letters
Letters: David Cockayne points to how other European countries are supporting workers in the performing arts, while Joe Hallgarten suggests a plan to help children who are isolated through art

Letters

09, Feb, 2021 @6:12 PM

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The Guardian view on UK arts policy: big ideas wanted | Editorial
Editorial: There is a well-grounded fear that there appears no intelligent government interest in the creative sector, when British artists are fizzing with ideas

Editorial

07, Feb, 2021 @6:25 PM

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UK film and TV professionals: how has the coronavirus pandemic affected you?
We’d like to hear from those working in TV and film in the UK about the impact the coronavirus pandemic has had on their work

Guardian community team

03, Feb, 2021 @12:22 PM

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'Another rocky road': UK theatre bosses eye 2021 with resilience and realism
Artistic directors at four venues look ahead to what challenges this year might bring

Interviews by Arifa Akbar

18, Jan, 2021 @6:00 AM

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'Ridiculous' secrecy: confusion surrounds fate of $7m arts bailout money in $50m NSW government scheme
Exclusive: Almost half the Rescue and Restart funds spent so far went to one company, while concerns remain about lack of transparency in other grant allocations

Kelly Burke

14, Jan, 2021 @6:28 AM

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'Unprecedented': Sydney festival receives $5m donation from electronics entrepreneur
Donor Peter Freedman said his gift was ‘just the beginning’ and has left it up to the festival to decide how to spend the money

Steve Dow

13, Jan, 2021 @8:00 AM

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The Guardian view on culture in 2021: a tough road ahead
Editorial: The arts can help a damaged nation recover – if they are given the chance to survive

Editorial

08, Jan, 2021 @4:57 PM

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Cash for Cate? Struggling arts groups offer donors online access to stars
As Zoom fatigue sets in, organisations are seeking creative ways to bring art to patrons to keep them – and their wallets – engaged

Vanessa Thorpe, Arts and Media Correspondent

03, Jan, 2021 @10:15 AM

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'It's all been very weird': arts organisations still waiting for promised funds
Arts minister promised Covid-19 rescue funds would ‘flow immediately’ but successful applicants still waiting

Kelly Burke

17, Dec, 2020 @11:48 PM

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'It's everyday costume': the theatre designer who started a fashion label
When Ti Green’s work disappeared due to Covid, she began her own clothing label inspired by Bristol Old Vic

Kate Salter

16, Dec, 2020 @7:00 AM

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£165m in emergency loans given to hard-hit UK arts organisations
New government loans welcomed by National Theatre as ‘a vital lifeline that will form part of our recovery’

Mark Brown Arts correspondent

11, Dec, 2020 @12:01 AM

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