Arts Council announces funding plans to 2022 06/10/2016


4% more funds for National Portfolio Organisations outside London, and a £37m increase in NPO funds among the announcements. »more

Planning the museum workforce for the next decade 06/10/2016


A comprehensive report commissioned by several bodies including AIM, MGS and ACE takes stock of the workforce and calls for more diversity in the next decade. »more

Nicholas Serota to become new Chair of the Arts Council 06/10/2016


Nicholas Serota will take the post in February 2017. »more

White Paper for Culture in action 09/09/2016


Culture Secretary Karen Bradley has used her first speech to promote the Cultural Citizens programme, and her plan to pilot other ideas from the White Paper. »more

Beyond London: Government launches Tourism Action Plan 09/09/2016


50% of overseas tourist spend is in London. The Government has launched a new scheme to encourage visitors to travel to other parts of the UK. »more

NMDC submits evidence to Rural Tourism inquiry 06/09/2016


NMDC has submitted evidence to the Environmental, Food and Rural Affairs Select Committee inquiry into rural tourism. »more

HLF launches £8m resilience funding 03/08/2016


Resilient Heritage grants will offer sums from £3k - £250k. »more

Collectors give to strong institutions which are likely to survive the centuries 03/08/2016


Museums Sheffield's new report finds that to attract philanthropists to the regions, institutions need to be well-supported and not vulnerable to government cuts. »more

The geography of the UK's creative industries 03/08/2016


Nesta identifies 47 'hotspots' and finds that creative industries are the fastest growing sector in nine out of ten metropolitan areas. »more

NMDC response to the EU referendum result 07/07/2016


NMDC members pledge to continue to provide a safe, inclusive and egalitarian space for all members of the communities they serve. »more

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