https://www.makeitwm.com/blog/read/2020/06/west-midlands-arts-companies-come-together-to-celebrate-the-regions-arts-and-culture-with-free-midsummer-festival-b297

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.

https://www.artsprofessional.co.uk/news/funding-cuts-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