Historic Royal Palaces and the Royal Albert Hall are among the recipients of £165 million worth of Government loans.
London’s dark winter nights have been illuminated by an exhibition at the Southbank Centre. Winter Light brings together artworks that take inspiration from light, colour and the poetics of space. Featuring more than 15 artworks and new commissions, the exhibition is installed across the Southbank Centre’s buildings and along the riverfront.
Hundreds of arts venues across the UK have been lit up red in a show of solidarity with the ailing creative industries.
London’s Southbank Centre is at risk of closing until at least April 2021 because of the financial pressure it faces as a result of the coronavirus crisis.
Solange Knowles and reggae veteran Jimmy Cliff will perform at Grace Jones’s edition of Meltdown festival.
Grace Jones has accepted an invite to curate next year’s Meltdown festival, saying “it’s about time”.
Phoebe Waller-Bridge is reuniting with the comedian who encouraged Fleabag’s first incarnation on stage.
The Polari Prizes celebrating LGBT literature have been honoured for intimate poetry and work exploring lesbian pregnancy.
Staff from galleries and venues including the National Theatre will take to the streets, joining children and students for what is being billed as the world’s largest climate strike.
Dame Julie Andrews will revisit the highs and lows of her Hollywood heyday during a one-off live event at London’s Royal Festival Hall.
A London concert due to feature Michel Legrand will now be a tribute event to the composer after his death at the age of 86.
Michelle Obama is set to address a live audience about her personal journey to becoming First Lady and her time in the White House.
Actor Justin Theroux has said he would like to feature in one of his cousin Louis Theroux’s documentaries.
Pop sensations Abba have recorded new music – saying “it feels good”.
Abba’s Bjorn Ulvaeus said the pop sensations will never perform again because it would be “too enormous” – as he unveiled a show charting the rise of the band against the backdrop of “grim”, 1970s Britain.
London’s Southbank Centre is to host a special preview of Paul Thomas Anderson’s film Phantom Thread, featuring Daniel Day-Lewis’ final professional performance.