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Cwmbran theatre closes in on fundraising target

1st July 2014

Read more at South Wales Argus
Cwmbran theatre closes in on fundraising target
Published 1 July 2014


Liverpool Philharmonic’s Simon Glinn appointed chief executive of Buxton Opera House

1st July 2014

Read more at The Stage
Liverpool Philharmonic’s Simon Glinn appointed chief executive of Buxton Opera House
Published 1 July 2014


Staffordshire New Vic wins £2.8m Arts Council cash

1st July 2014

Read more at BBC News
Staffordshire New Vic wins £2.8m Arts Council cash
Published 1 July 2014


Bristol venues to benefit from increased art funding

1st July 2014

Read more at ITV News
Bristol venues to benefit from increased art funding
Published 1 July 2014


English National Opera tightens reins as 58 groups lose Arts Council funding

1st July 2014

Read more at The Guardian
English National Opera tightens reins as 58 groups lose Arts Council funding
Published 1 July 2014


Hull wins funding boost for the arts

1st July 2014

Read more at Yorkshire Post
Hull wins funding boost for the arts
Published 1 July 2014


Plymouth loses out but Exeter benefits from art funding

1st July 2014

Read more at ITV News
Plymouth loses out but Exeter benefits from art funding
Published 1 July 2014


Theatre Royal, Bury st Edmunds loses £120,000 Arts Council grant

1st July 2014

Read more at BBC News
Theatre Royal loses £120,000 Arts Council grant
Publised 1 July 2014


Arts Council announces investment plans for 2015 to 2018

1st July 2014

Today (1 July) Arts Council England announces details of its investment plans for the next three years including its new national portfolio of arts organisations and museums representing a major public investment in England’s arts and culture.

These plans include:

A new National Portfolio of 670 arts organisations (NPOs) and 21 Major Partner Museums (MPMs). 46 arts organisations join the portfolio and 58 leave. 5 new museums are added to the portfolio ensuring a wider geographic spread.

The investment in NPOs for 2015/16 will be £339.5million, compared to £341.4m in 2014/15. The MPM budget has increased to £22.6 million in 2015/16 from £21.5 million; an increase of £1.1 million.

An increase to the Grants for the Arts budget to £70m in 2015/16, from £63m in 2014/15.

These increases will lead to a reduction in Strategic funds for the arts overall – a budget of £104m per annum from £153m in 2014/15.

This investment in NPOs and MPMs assumes standstill funding from Government in years 15/16 and 17/18.

Download National Portfolio Investment 2015-18
Download Large capital grants stage one Successful applicants July 2015
Download Small capital grants Successful applicants Round 1 and 2 July 2015

Read Arts Council England’s Total Investment Approach In Numbers 15-18

View full Arts Council Press Release


Arts Council award The Lowry, Contact and The Met £3m grants

1st July 2014

Read more at UKwirednews
Arts Council award The Lowry, Contact and The Met £3m grants
Published 1 July 2014


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