British Council is offering grants of up to £50,000 for 20 creative climate change-themed commissions from international collaborations in the build up to the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) taking place in Glasgow in November 2021.
Coventry City of Culture Trust has announced the first events that will form part of the 365-day programme for UK City of Culture 2021, beginning in May 2021.
Rooted in the rich history of the city and celebrating the stories of the people who have made it their home, the programme also addresses the issues that communities are faced with today while imagining what the future holds.
An additional £151 million has been given to arts and culture organisations across England, adding to the £257 million earlier in October, coming from the £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund. Read a full list of recipients here.
The Royal Court Theatre is reopening with a 'Living Newspaper' based on a historical US theatre project, with three weekly performances across six weeks in November live at the Royal Court and accessible online at home. These performances will be led by writers, and working with freelance artists – actors, designers, stage managers, technicians and choreographers.
Season for Change, led by Julie’s Bicycle and Artsadmin, has launched an open call for UK-based artists underrepresented in climate conversations. Four artists will be chosen that fit the criteria each to be awarded £10,000 for their commissions.
Season for Change is a nationwide programme of artistic and cultural events that celebrate the environment and inspire urgent climate action. Throughout 2020, Season for Change will build towards a live programme of creative work and amplified campaign in spring 2021.