Arts and Culture
Arts Council England - COVID-19 advice page
Arts Council of Northern Ireland - COVID-19 advice page
Arts Council Wales - COVID-19 response page
Arts Emergency - A rolling Twitter thread about suporting artists, creative practices at homes, and alternatives to live performance.
Arts Fundraising & Philanthropy - Every day Arts Fundraising & Philanthropy are giving a free hour of consultancy support to arts organisations on a first come, first served basis.
Arts Professional - How can we respond to a crisis?
Barbican Centre - Every day, the Barbican is doing deep dives into subject matter with articles, podcasts, videos, photos and other resources related to their programmes past and present. Check them out on Twitter.
BFI - Film industry advice for freelancers and other areas of the sector here.
Brunswick Arts - Ongoing list of worldwide events cancelled or postponed due to Coronavirus. They are also providing a webinar on Monday 23 March about the business impact and lesons learned from the international response to COVID-19. Register here.
Crafts Council - Page with support for the craft sector.
Creative Industries Federation - CIF is extending its free membership offer to freelancers to six months, giving you access to regular Creative Industries news, open calls and advice.
Creative Review - Creative sector support from the online publication
Creative Scotland - advice and resources for the Scottish creative sector
MARCH Network - Creative Isolation - home-based creative ways to support mental health
Farnham Maltings - Farnham Maltings is offering a limited programme of grants of £500-£5000 to South East-based theatre-makers. Read more here.
Isolate / Create - A creative project where bands offer digital parts from some of their songs to be reinterpreted by musicians at home. Find the multitrack stems here. Created by heavy maverick art-rock band The Armed, it contains music from Chelsea Wolf, Converge, La DIspute, Pelican, and The Armed with more to come.
Line-up - A list of London theatres that you can buy vouchers from to help support them while they are forced to close.
Museum Freelance - A list of resources aimed at freelancers in culture and creative industries
Music Venue Trust - Advice for music venues
The Old Vic - The London theatre is continuing it's weekly #OVConnect sessions online from Friday 27 March at 12pm so that creators can share callouts for collaborators, resources and opportunities.
Rubber Cheese - A list of resources aimed at the tourism and visitor attraction sectors
The Space - Coronavirus advice page
Voluntary Arts - A new #CreativeNetwork get-together has been launched, a daily chance at 9.30am to discuss challenges and solutions
What's Next - Notes from the What's Next? meeting at the Young Vic contains resources and ideas for use during the COVID-19 pandemic
Digital and social media advice
Hootsuite - The social media experts at Hootsuite have published a useful article on adapting digital and social during times of crisis.
GOVERNMENT AND OTHER OFFICIAL BODY ADVICE
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy - Information aimed at busnesses, trade associations:
- To sign up for a regular business bulletin, contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Business contacts can also sign-up for GOV.UK COVID-19 alerts.
Information aimed at tourism and leisure businesses:
See VisitBritain's COVID-19 updates page.
Sources: Arts Council, Arts Marketing Association, Arts Professional, British Council, Brunswick Arts, GOV.UK, Sport England, other named sources within the article.