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.
New West Midlands cultural sector unit launched to ensure the recovery of the region’s arts & cultural industries
Led by Culture Central, The West Midlands Culture Response Unit will develop and deliver an action-orientated, sector-led response to the Covid-19 outbreak over the next six months to ensure the visibility, viability and recovery of the cultural sector in the West Midlands.
Funding cuts for Birmingham arts organisations softened
Birmingham City Council decided a proposed 30% cut would have been too “damaging”, but says there is still an urgent need to find new sources of revenue. Adele Redmond reports – via Arts Professional