The directors of more than 20 UK arts festivals, including the Edinburgh International Book Festival, Womad and Manchester International Festival, are calling on the government to reform its visa system for visiting artists and ensure that the country remains culturally open and international – via a-n.
Brexit: arts will suffer without freedom of movement, say Lords
The UK’s thriving cultural industries may suffer by struggling to attract skilled talent from abroad if freedom of movement is restricted after Brexit, a House of Lords committee has warned – via The Guardian.
Brexit: EU cancels Britain’s hosting of European capital of culture
A report from The Independent detailing the EU’s decision to prevent Britain’s participation in European Capital of Culture after Brexit.