Arts Funding

Guest Blog: Theatres need to wise up to their customers
By Clive Humby · 15 Jul 2014

Clive Humby, who pioneered the Tesco Clubcard, believes theatre needs to catch up with other industries in order to reach vital new audiences

Catherine Love: Transforming the funding landscape
By Catherine Love · 7 Jul 2014

Does the Arts Council need to start looking beyond buildings and offering more support directly to theatre-makers?

Edward Hall: Propeller's future 'called into question' by ACE funding withdrawal
By Theo Bosanquet · 1 Jul 2014

The all-male Shakespeare company lost its NPO status today

New culture secretary Sajid Javid: 'I have a poster of Thatcher on my wall'
By Theo Bosanquet · 6 Jun 2014

In his first major speech on the arts, Javid called for more philanthropy and greater diversity in the arts and heritage sectors

Samuel West launches '50p for culture' campaign
By Theo Bosanquet · 10 Apr 2014

The campaign aims to highlight local authority spending on the arts

Correcting the London bias: £600m should be taken from capital and given to regions, says new report
By Terri Paddock · 1 Nov 2013

The arts funding debate is taken up a gear with the publication of Rebalancing Our Cultural Capital, which highlights the disparity between arts in London and other parts of the country

Report reveals plight of London's small theatres
By Theo Bosanquet · 25 Jul 2013
A major report into the state of London's small theatres has made a series of recommendations to save venues from closure
Infographic: Soho Theatre demonstrates impact of public investment
By Editorial Staff · 10 Jul 2013
To mark total audience numbers at Soho Theatre passing one million, the venue has compiled an infographic showing the cultural and economic impact it makes, including the fact it generates more in tax revenues than it receives in public funding
Rumours DCMS will be abolished are 'rubbish', says Maria Miller
By Theo Bosanquet · 21 Jun 2013
Culture Secretary Maria Miller MP has dismissed recent rumours that the Department of Culture, Media and Sport is about to be abolished as "nonsense". Maria Miller Writing in the G
RSC among beneficiaries of latest Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation grants
By Theo Bosanquet · 17 Jun 2013
As the Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation announces its latest round of grants, the composer's wife Madeleine calls for other wealthy philanthropists to help plug funding shortfall in the arts