- Royal church urges nation to discover history on its doorstep
- Perfect time to visit with no crowds and queues
- Reduced price entry on Wednesdays
Silent Uproar, based in Hull, has launched a new programme which will give £20,000 to support early career writers in the North of England.
Previous artists supported by Silent Uproar at just the right time have gone on to work for major BBC television shows, Netflix, and the National Theatre.
Writers will need to have had at least one of their plays staged as a full-length production (60+ mins in front of a paying audience).
Details on the first round of funding from the Culture Recovery Fund, how it is to be distributed and how to apply.
As part of the Culture Recovery Fund, grants of up to £3 million will protect important cultural assets and ensure arts and heritage continues to play a key role in levelling up the country. This first round of funding is £622 million divided between different
Standing alone in a black box theatre, facing an empty auditorium, 30 Hong Kong-based actors reflect on the meaning of theatre in the absence of audience and performers. Created in response to Covid-19-related lockdowns, closures and cancellations, these profound and heartfelt filmed monologues are presented as a series of short personal portraits.
Right now, the theatre industry faces an uncertain future.
National Lottery Project Grants, run by Arts Council England, has been reopened from 22 July with a budget of £59.8 million available until April 2021. It will be open to all individual artists, community and cultural organisations to support arts, museums and libraries projects.
The portal is open for applications. Apply now.
The fund has changed to be more responsive to the needs of smaller independent organisations and individual practitioners during COVID-19.
Government has announced a new £500 million scheme to kickstart film and television production struggling to secure insurance for COVID-related costs. Meanwhile, further detail has been released on how £880 million of the government’s £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund will support cultural, arts and heritage organisations.
The first tranche of funding from the government’s £1.57 billion cultural recovery package will be used to save around 150 grassroots music venues from insolvency, Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden has announced today.
£2.25 million of emergency funding will be used to support venues at imminent risk of collapse and it is expected to benefit up to 150 venues across the country.
Shakespeare’s Birthplace in the heart of Stratford-upon-Avon will reopen its doors to visitors on Saturday, 1 August, 2020, after being closed for more than four months due to the Coronavirus outbreak.
Shakespeare’s Birthplace has been awarded Visit Britain’s new ‘We’re Good to Go’ safety accreditation for COVID-19 safe attractions, with new measures in place across the Birthplace, garden and shop, and the introduction of an online advanced ticketing system.
The Royal Dock's annual celebration of culture and creativity - Join the Docks - is now open for creative submissions for autumn 2020 and spring 2021.
Taking place across the 4km stretch of London’s historic Royal Docks, organisers want to collaborate with artists, organisations, and local collectives to create activities that explore the people, heritage, and places of the Royal Docks.
London Design Festival 2020 returns on 12-20 September for its 18th edition of London Design Festival with a heavy focus on digital and online content to showcase the UK design community's work. The festival will have a strong local focus and will be "a Festival for Londoners".