‘We needed to rescue the nation from despair’: culture’s year of Covid
Insights from across the cultural sector – via The Guardian.
‘Opening Ikea but not the V&A doesn’t make any sense’: Museums in fight to survive ‘catastrophic’ Covid losses
The late reopening of the UK’s museums is another blow as they slash budgets and cut staff because of the pandemic. Come 17 May, they will have to do far more, with far less to attract the public back – via i newspaper.
West Midlands arts companies come together to celebrate the region’s arts & culture with free midsummer festival
West Midlands Culture Response Unit (WMCRU) announces the Midsummer Festival, a free one-day festival celebrating arts and culture in the West Midlands on Saturday 20 June.