Is UK arts rescue package too little, too late for grassroots?
Cash aims to revive struggling sector, but smaller venues that support vulnerable people fear they will have to shut anyway. A focus on The Hive in Shrewsbury as well as the sadly now closed Artrix in Bromsgrove – via The Guardian.
£1.5bn lifeline to keep UK’s arts sector afloat
Britain’s arts and heritage sectors have been promised £1.57bn of help in a long-awaited rescue package described by the government as the biggest one-off investment in UK culture – via The Guardian.
Fair & Equitable
Like the rest of the sector, we were both surprised and delighted at the news announced late last night by the Government of a £1.57 billion investment to protect Britain’s arts and heritage institutions.
However, without artists, there is no art. All regions and venues of all sizes should be accounted for in the distribution; no-one should be forgotten.