Glastonbury to receive huge grant as part of initiative to keep arts sector afloat

Glastonbury’s £900k bailout: Festival will receive huge grant as part of initiative to keep arts sector afloat By Daily Mail Reporter Published: 00:04 BST, 2 April 2021 | Updated: 00:05 BST, 2 April 2021 Glastonbury will receive a grant of nearly £1million as part of a major cash injection to keep the arts sector afloat, it … Read more

Pupil suspended as sexual misconduct claims are probed by police at £22,000-a-year Fine Arts College

Pupil is suspended as sexual misconduct claims are probed by police at £22,000-a-year public school to the stars Pupils made a number of allegations to staff at Fine Arts College in Hampstead It is understood that a male pupil has been suspended pending an investigation Parents of school’s 200 pupils, aged between 13 and 19, … Read more

Pupil suspended as sexual misconduct claims are probed by police at £22,000-a-year Fine Arts College

Pupil is suspended as sexual misconduct claims are probed by police at £22,000-a-year public school to the stars Pupils made a number of allegations to staff at Fine Arts College in Hampstead It is understood that a male pupil has been suspended pending an investigation Parents of school’s 200 pupils, aged between 13 and 19, … Read more

Australian arts and entertainment industry offered an extra $135million in Covid-19 recovery fund

Australian arts and entertainment industry offered an extra $135million in Covid-19 recovery fund By Aap Published: 23:57 GMT, 24 March 2021 | Updated: 23:57 GMT, 24 March 2021 The arts and entertainment sector is being offered another $135million to recover from the coronavirus pandemic. Most of the money ($125million) will top up an existing recovery … Read more

TOM UTLEY: No wonder fewer students want arts degrees

My brilliant late father, who would have turned 100 this week had he lived, was fond of delivering mock-pompous Johnsonian pronouncements (no, not that Johnson; I mean Samuel, of dictionary fame). Three in particular stick in my mind. The first was his reaction when I passed my 11-Plus, after I told him that school friends who’d … Read more

David Beckham enjoys arts and crafts with his three youngest children

He and his family flew to Miami on Christmas Day, reportedly crossing the Atlantic in the safety of a private jet amid the Covid-19 pandemic. And David Beckham shared sweet snaps as he enjoyed an arts and crafts day with three of his children – Romeo, 18, Cruz, 15, and Harper, nine – on Saturday. Taking to … Read more

Katherine Jenkins slams the government for not supporting the arts enough during the COVID-19 crisis

‘We are going to lose a generation of incredibly talented people’: Katherine Jenkins slams the government for not supporting the arts enough during the coronavirus crisis The singer, 40, spoke about the issue on Emma Forbes’ podcast Life and Soul last month, and reflected on how the pandemic has impacted the lives of so many … Read more

Photographer behind snaps of Sir Paul McCartney captures supporters of the arts

Eight major art galleries have joined together in a unique way to honour the everyday supporters of the arts amid the Covid-19 crisis.  Institutions including the National Portrait Gallery in London, Summerhall in Edinburgh and The National Museum of Wales in Cardiff are set to showcase ‘The National Lottery‘s 2020 Portraits of the People’ on their … Read more

Coronavirus: £78,000 of funds for arts sector given to Chinese expansionist festival

Thousands of pounds from Britain’s coronavirus bailout pot for the cultural sector goes to music festival promoting ‘world control’ by China Arts Council England awarded £78k to Belt and Road China-UK music festival  The festival is supported by China’s Ministry of Culture and Tourism  It promotes the country’s Belt and Road Initiative, which has been … Read more

Arts venues including Cavern Club in Liverpool to receive share of £250m coronavirus lifeline

More than £250million will be handed to theatres, arts venues and museums to try to salvage the suffering culture sector. Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden will announce today that 1,385 cultural organisations will receive grants. Among the recipients of the £257million fund will be Liverpool’s Cavern Club, the London Symphony Orchestra and the Yorkshire Sculpture Park … Read more