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The Stage report on how the loss of funding has decimated arts companies
No arts organisations are to be funded by London Councils beyond this summer, as the umbrella body’s rerun decision process leaves the cultural sector even worse off than first time round.
The government hopes philanthropists will help fill the gap. In 2009/10, individuals donated more than £350m to the arts in the UK. But 88% of that went to the top 4% of organisations
Cultural Leadership Programme to close due to funding cuts
Former culture secretary Chris Smith has called on the Coalition to “look again” at the idea of imposing a legal duty on local councils to fund the arts.
Dominic Cooke and Simon Stephens - two of UK theatre’s leading figures in new writing - have warned that cuts to arts funding will result in fewer plays and smaller casts in theatres around the country.
Around 600 organisations likely to be disappointed when ACE national portfolio decisions are announced
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