The impact of Brexit on Motionhouse

The impact of Brexit on Leamington Spa-based touring dance-circus company Motionhouse. The failure to include an EU-wide cultural work permit and visa free travel for touring professionals and artists in the deal between the UK and the EU will have a catastrophic effect across all touring art forms – theatre, dance, circus, visual arts and music.

https://www.artscouncil.org.uk/advice-and-guidance-library/eu-exit-guide

Arts Council England have published an EU exit guide signposting to relevant government information to help art and cultural organisations prepare in the event of a ‘no deal Brexit’.

https://www.a-n.co.uk/news/uk-arts-festival-directors-demand-change-lengthy-opaque-costly-visa-process/

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.

https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2018/jul/26/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.

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/brexit-european-capital-of-culture-uk-cancelled-leeds-eu-banned-a8071261.html

A report from The Independent detailing the EU’s decision to prevent Britain’s participation in European Capital of Culture after Brexit.