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Arts Council England told to make £19 million of in-year cuts

Arts Council England has been told to make a total of £19 million of in-year cuts under Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne’s £6.2 billion programme of cost reductionss. The Department for Culture, Media and Sport was asked to make £88 million of savings - of which £27 million will come from the Olympics budget. A 3% cut will be made to the DCMS’ core budget, while a 3% cut will also be passed on to all bodies within the DCMS sector.

The Stage: University of Exeter to reopen Northcott

Exeter’s Northcott Theatre is to reopen - at least in the short term - with a new company set up by the University of Exeter taking over the venue.

Winning Plays Take to the Bristol Stage

BUDDING playwrights have been chosen from among more than 300 hopefuls to take part in a season of new writing at the Tobacco Factory Theatre.

How will coalition affect culture?

Media, arts and sports policy is not a key priority for the new coalition government - any more than it was in the parties' election manifestos. Culture is on the back-burner, hardly mentioned in the first agreement between the Conservatives and Liberal Democrats. But the Olympic Games will loom large over the next two years and that ha

Post-Election Arts Funding Round-up

A quick round up of some of the news relating to future arts funding under the new government...

The Stage: Popular prop gun made illegal

A type of revolver that fires blanks and which has been used widely by theatres and film production companies has been made illegal.

Next Stage of Bristol Old Vic Refurbishment Announced at Public Meeting

At a public meeting held on Tuesday 11th May, and following the recent announcement of a £6.1m grant from Arts Council England, Bristol Old Vic revealed details of the next stage of its multi-million pound redevelopment. The King Street complex is to undergo £19.3m of refurbishment work which will see the Theatre Royal and surrounding buildings transformed into a flexible complex with up to ten performance spaces.

Exeter Northcott to go dark and make 27 more redundancies

Exeter’s Northcott Theatre is to go dark for two months until June 25, when the venue will participate in the Exeter Summer Festival. As a result, the administrator currently running the venue will make 27 further redundancies.

Mayfest 2010 programme now live!

A four-storey hotel on the harbourside and mischievous antics in supermarkets are just two of the highlights of the Mayfest 2010 programme, announced today.

Bristol Old Vic awarded £5.3m for refurbishment by Arts Council

Bristol Old Vic has been awarded £5.3 million by Arts Council England to help fund the long-planned refurbishment of the Theatre Royal.

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