Covid-19

FM confirms £97m is for arts

FM confirms £97m is for arts

First Minister’s take on UK-wide culture funds:

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has confirmed that the Scottish element of the UK Government’s £1.57 billion culture relief will go to the sector and is additional to the £10m announced on Friday.

July 6, 2020 | By | Reply More
Help for theatre Freelancers

Help for theatre Freelancers

£500K for dedicated Theatre Artists Fund:

A new Theatre Artists Fund will provide emergency support for theatre workers and freelancers across the UK in need of financial support due to the impact of Covid-19 on the theatre sector.

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A £97m opportunity

A £97m opportunity

Measured support for £1.57 billion for arts:

The announcement of a £1.57 billion package of support for the art across the UK has been met with near universal acclaim. But is it a lifeline or an opportunity?

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£97M for Scottish culture

£97M for Scottish culture

Scottish culture gets share of £1.57 billion support package:

Scotland will get £97 million as a result of the Westminster government’s £1.57 billion investment to protect Britain’s cultural, arts and heritage institutions.

July 6, 2020 | By | 1 Reply More
Support for theatre fund

Support for theatre fund

Theatre leaders’ positive response to £10M fund:

The Scottish theatre sector has, unsurprisingly, welcomed the Scottish Government’s announcement of a £10 million Performing Arts Venues Relief fund for venues hit by the ongoing impact of Covid-19.

July 4, 2020 | By | Reply More
£10M for Theatre

£10M for Theatre

Scotgov throws “lifeline” of £10M new money to theatre:

The Scottish government has created a targeted £10M Performing Arts Venues Relief Fund for theatres adversely effected by Covid-19, which will be administered by Creative Scotland.

July 3, 2020 | By | 3 Replies More
ScotGov commits to theatre

ScotGov commits to theatre

Clear statements from Culture Sec & FM:

Economy and Culture secretary Fiona Hyslop said she is “actively working on the case” of theatre recovery post Covid-19 during the First Minister’s press conference on Friday 26 June 2020.

June 29, 2020 | By | 1 Reply More
National Partnership for Culture

National Partnership for Culture

New ScotGov Culture Group:

The Scottish Government has set up a new group to advise it delivering its cultural strategy which will also address the challenges facing the culture sector from Covid-19.

June 26, 2020 | By | 1 Reply More
Economic recovery: Culture Sub Cttee Report

Economic recovery: Culture Sub Cttee Report

Arts, Culture and Creative Industries in Scotland’s Economic Recovery:

The culture sub committee of the ScotGov’s advisory group on economic recovery from Covid-19 has provided a pragmatic but largely forward thinking report to the main group.

June 25, 2020 | By | 1 Reply More
Culture revival post Covid

Culture revival post Covid

Culture slant to ScotGov business recovery plan:

The Scottish Government’s advisory report on recovery from the Covid-19 crisis has a strong element for culture, which it recognises has been hit disproportionately hard by the crisis as a consequence of physical distancing requirements.

June 24, 2020 | By | 3 Replies More