The allocation of £10 million of Government funding to a Somerset theatre was a “wonderful surprise” at a “dark, dark time” for the industry, the manager of the venue has said.
Theatres can make a “major contribution” to the recovery of the country, promoting wellbeing and reviving the high street, according to a leading charity.
The live music industry has found itself “at the back of the queue to reopen”, the chief executive of a trade body for the sector has said.
Hundreds of locals in an east London neighbourhood have used their windows to create an outdoor art gallery during lockdown.
The world-famous medieval Bayeux Tapestry may be off-limits to visitors because of the coronavirus pandemic, but its keepers have put a digital version online so the public can enjoy its fabled cloth from the safety of home.
Charlotte Church says she is “disappointed” that the Government has not done more for the arts in the pandemic.
Musicians have been hit by a “double whammy” of coronavirus restrictions and the impact of Brexit, MSPs have been told.
The physical and mental toll of coronavirus restrictions mean people working in film and television are at “great danger of burnout”, a leading writer has warned.
Museums want to create the UK’s “largest ever art exhibition” – taking place in people’s front windows.
Florence’s Uffizi Gallery is making 88 rarely displayed drawings of Dante’s Divine Comedy available for viewing online to mark the 700th anniversary in 2021 of the Italian poet’s death.
Playwright James Graham has said the theatre industry has been “decimated” ahead of the closure of venues in London and some surrounding areas.
A performance of Ralph Vaughan Williams’ beloved classical music piece The Lark Ascending will take place in the same hall where it was first played to the public 100 years ago.
Sir Cameron Mackintosh has said the Government’s decision to put London into Tier 3 of coronavirus restrictions is “devastating” and “smacks of panic”.
London’s theatres will face “disaster” according to the director of the Theatres Trust, after London and parts of Essex and Hertfordshire were placed into Tier 3 coronavirus restrictions.
Historic Royal Palaces and the Royal Albert Hall are among the recipients of £165 million worth of Government loans.
The National Gallery has launched an online tour of its Artemisia Gentileschi exhibition after it was temporarily closed in lockdown.
A £1 million fund for freelancers in the creative industries will show them that “there are people out there who care”, according to the artistic director of the Young Vic theatre.
The Culture Secretary has confirmed arts venues can remain open for rehearsals during the lockdown.
Zippos Circus, Somerset House and the Military Wives Choir are to receive a share of £76 million of Government funding for arts organisations.
Government funding announcements for the arts have been deemed “bittersweet” by an industry freelancer, who has found temporary work in a supermarket.
The music industry will experience an “extraordinary talent drain” unless the Government offers its workers more support, the general secretary of the Musicians’ Union has said.
Jude Law has voiced optimism about the future of theatre, despite closed doors amid the pandemic.
The Young Vic will celebrate its 50th birthday with a weekend festival of speeches and monologues asking what the next 50 years hold, its first piece of live theatre since it closed its doors due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Members of the public were surprised with “much-missed” classical music when Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (RPO) gave an outdoor performance in Wembley Park.
The public are “ready” to get back to watching live theatre performances, an actor starring in an upcoming outdoor production of Jesus Christ Superstar has said.
The Government has been called on to urgently get money to theatres.
Arts organisations in England have been urged to apply for a share of £500 million from the Government’s support package for the cultural sector.
There have been 5,000 coronavirus-related job losses in the theatre industry, a union has said.
The coronavirus crisis has wreaked havoc in the West End, where theatres have been dark since March.
An “extraordinarily silent” lockdown in London has been recorded for posterity by the Museum of London.