Published: 13th Oct 2020

More than 1,300 museums, theatres and other venues are to receive a share of £257m from the government’s Culture Recovery Fund. The Department of Culture, Media and Sport said a total of help 1,385 theatres, galleries, performance groups, arts organisations, museums and local venues will get the funding to help them survive the challenges of the pandemic. The allocation is the biggest tranche of funding distributed to date from the Culture Recovery Fund, bringing the total amount of grant funding awarded so far to more than £360m. It will also protect local organisations that have launched many stars of the British cultural scene and sit at the heart of their communities. This includes the Finborough Theatre in Earl’s Court, London, Beamish Living Museum in County Durham, the Northcott Theatre in Exeter, the Yorkshire Sculpture Park in Wakefield, and The Young Vic in London. ‘The government is here for culture and … (To read the full article, subscribe below)