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Newport Museum and Art Gallery

Closure of the temporary exhibitions programme in the Art Gallery

Christmas ‘Cancelled’ In certain parts of Knowsley due to cuts

Whiston and Halewood will not have any Christmas lights or decorations at all this year due to cuts.  As a Whiston resident, …

Southampton City Council proposes 300 job losses

In the 2013/14 Budget Southampton City Council has proposed the following budget cuts and job losses, some departments closed …

Cuts to Black Voices - black women’s music organisation in Birmingham

Black Voices, a Midlands based music organisation run entirely by black women has lost £3,220 of funding.

National Museums Liverpool

National Conservation Centre in Liverpool closed in 2011. 40 jobs in National Museum Liverpool lost in 2011. Night time …

Creative Scotland

The leading body for arts and culture in Scotland has announced a mass of funding cuts to core arts, theatre, visual arts, …

Forced Entertainment

Charity. Theatre company. Local authority funding cut: £5,000. Details: Received £5,000 in 2010/11; no funding in 2011/12.

Crescent Arts

Charity. Supports and promotes contemporary visual arts in Scarborough. Local authority funding cut: £1,400. Details: Received …

Create

Charity. Supports cultural events and activities in Scarborough. Local authority funding cut: £1,400. Details: Received …

Stephen Joseph Theatre

Charity. Local theatre. Local authority funding cut: £53,000. Details: Received £63,000 in 2010/11; cut by £53,000 in …

Rural Arts North Yorkshire

Charity. Local theatre, music, dance and film in rural areas.Local authority funding cut: £3,760. Details: Received £8,760 in …

Harrogate (White Rose) Theatre

Charity. Local theatre. Local authority funding cut: £53,000. Details: Received £63,000 in 2010/11; cut by £53,000 in …

Blaize Theatre Company

Charity. Touring theatre. Local authority funding cut: £3,590. Details: Received £3,590 in 2010/11; no funding in 2011/12.

Doncaster Youth Jazz Association

Charity. Comprises four ensembles of different ability. Local authority funding cut: £16,220. Details: Received £44,220 in …

Doncaster Community Arts

Charity. In 2010/11, Doncaster Community Arts (DARTS) received £23k to provide drama, art, music etc to pupil referral units …

Lamproom Theatre

Charity. Theatre hosting plays, musicals and one man shows.Local authority funding cut: £2,000. Details: Received £17,400 in …

Women & Theatre

Charity. Theatre company. Local authority funding cut: £7,500. Details: Received £15,000 in 2010/11; cut by £7,500 in …

Tindal Street Press

Charity. Not for profit independent fiction publisher based in Birmingham. Local authority funding cut: £6,000. Details: …

The Play House

Charity. Provides theatre and drama to stimulate the learning of children and young people. Offers a range of …

The Drum

Charity. National centre for Black British arts and culture. Local authority funding cut: £85,351. Details: Received a total …

Stan’s Café

Charity. Theatre company. Local authority funding cut: £6,000. Details: Received £12,000 in 2010/11; cut by £6,000 in …

Sound it Out

Charity. Creates and runs diverse participatory music programmes across Birmingham and the West Midlands. Local authority …

Soul City Arts

Charity. Uses arts as a means to promote integration. Local authority funding cut: £4,900. Details: Received £4,900 in …

Sampad

Charity. South Asian arts organisation. Local authority funding cut: £4,257. Details: Received £45,257 in 2010/11; cut by …

Royal Birmingham Society of Artists (RBSA)

Charity. Artist-led charity which supports artists and promotes engagement with the visual arts through a range of inclusive …

Performances Birmingham

Charity. Runs the Town Hall and Symphony Hall music venues. Local authority funding cut: £758,799. Details: Received …

Midlands Arts Centre

Charity. Arts centre built to meet the needs of both artists and the region’s community. Local authority funding cut: …

Ikon Gallery

Charity. Art gallery artistic with programme consisting of four interdependent strands. Local authority funding cut: £18,808. …

Ex Cathedra

Charity. Performing choir. Local authority funding cut: £10,828. Details: Received £72,828 in 2010/11; cut by £10,828 in …

Ego Performance Company

Charity. Performing arts. Funding for extension of BTEC provision. Local authority funding cut: £30,000. Details: Received …

DanceXchange

Charity. Dance house dedicated to the production and distribution of high quality dance. Local authority funding cut: £17,877. …

Creative Community Networks

Charity. Multimedia projects and services. Local authority funding cut: £12,000. Details: Received £12,000 in 2010/11; no …

Craftspace

Charity. Crafts development organisation. Local authority funding cut: £13,000. Details: Received £26,000 in 2010/11; cut by …

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra

Charity. Resident orchestra of Birmingham’s Symphony Hall. Local authority funding cut: £145,974. Details: Received …

Birmingham Royal Ballet

Charity. Local authority funding cut: £204,936. Details: Received £1,113,436 in 2010/11; cut by £204,936 in 2011/12.

Birmingham Repertory Theatre

Charity. National theatre company. Local authority funding cut: £194,948. Details: Received £1,103,448 in 2010/11; cut by …

Birmingham Opera Company

Charity. Opera company. Local authority funding cut: £29,959. Details: Received £204,959 in 2010/11; cut by £29,959 in …

Birmingham Jazz

Charity. Development Agency which presents contemporary jazz in Birmingham. Local authority funding cut: £11,250. Details: …

Birmingham Contemporary Music Group

Charity. Performing ensemble commissioning new work. Local authority funding cut: £42,392. Details: Received £71,892 in …

Big Brum TIE

Charity. Theatre company working with children and young people. Local authority funding cut: £9,250. Details: Received …

African Cultural Exchange (ACE) Dance and Music

Charity. Professional dance company based at The Link, Digbeth in Birmingham.Local authority funding cut: £7,250. Details: …

Staple Hill Arts and Reminiscence Experience

Charity. Community based initiative. Local authority funding cut: £7,000. Details: Received £7,000 in 2010/11; no funding in …

North Devon Theatres Trust

Charity. North Devon Theatres produces a programme featuring drama, classical music, opera, children’s shows, popular music …

Roses Theatre Trust

Charity. Theatre in Tewkesbury. Local authority funding cut: £29,958.93. Details: Received £37,448.73 in 2010/11; cut by …

Gloucestershire Dance

Charity. Seeks to make the county a renowned centre of dance creativity and expertise, with a focus on inclusive practice.Local …

Artspace

Charity. Runs youth arts and adult arts projects. Local authority funding cut: £1,717. Details: Received £11,448 in 2010/11; …

Air in G

Charity. Youth theatre for the Forest of Dean, running sessions for 8-18 year olds.Local authority funding cut: £10,000. …

Wren Music

Charity. Folk and community arts charity. Funding is for a range of traditional singing workshops in the city. Local authority …

Theatre Alibi

Charity. Based in Exeter, Theatre Alibi tours its work to theatres and arts centres in the south west and nationally. The …

Exeter Phoenix

Charity. Exeter Phoenix presents a contemporary programme of dance, theatre, live art, music, spoken word, film and visual …

Exeter Northcott

Charity. Local theatre. Local authority funding cut: £14,910. Details: Received £85,231 in 2010/11; cut by £14,910 in …

Exeter Barnfield

Charity. The theatre is used as a venue for Exeter Little Theatre Company and other amateur and professional theatrical …

Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra

Charity. Funding is to support eight education sessions carried out by the Orchestra with local amateur music groups. Local …

Cheltenham Arts Council

Charity. Aims to foster and promote the arts amongst the inhabitants of Cheltenham and surrounding areas, by working through …

Farnham Maltings

Charity. Artistic activity centre. Local authority funding cut: £3,800. Details: Received £38,000 in 2010/11; cut by £3,800 …

Cranleigh Arts Centre

Charity. Runs a full programme of films, live music, theatre productions, children’s activities, exhibitions and …

The Media Workshop

Charity. Independent community arts organisation using photography and digital imagery to support Southampton based …

Southampton Nuffield Theatre Trust

Charity. Funding for a programme of theatre performance and participation activities and educational activities for Southampton …

City Eye

Charity. Community filmmaking resource. Funding towards core costs. Local authority funding cut: £2,048. Details: Received …

Art Asia Trust

Charity. Works to communicate the experience of South Asian Arts to the widest possible audience. Funding towards core costs. …

Dot to Dot

Charity. Participatory arts company. Local authority funding cut: £4,400. Details: Received £22,000 in 2010/11; cut by …

Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra

Charity. Symphony orchestra. Takes part in some community and education projects. Local authority funding cut: £5,000. …

Art Space Portsmouth

Charity. Provides affordable studios, facilities and an extended network of support and participation to professional artists …

Oxfordshire Visual Art Development Agency

Charity. OVADA exists to facilitate and promote access to high quality visual arts for all the residents of and visitors to …

Oxfordshire Theatre Company

Charity. Small-scale theatre company that takes shows to audiences in rural areas with little or no access to professional …

Oxford Playhouse

Charity. Oxford Playhouse and its Burton Taylor Studio present and produce a wide range of live performance. The programme …

Oxford Inspires

Charity. Oxford Inspires is the cultural development agency for Oxfordshire. We create new opportunities for arts and heritage …

Oxford Film & Video Makers

Charity. Runs subsidised training courses and community projects with marginalised groups. Local authority funding cut: …

Oxford Contemporary Music

Charity. OCM aims to promote high quality new music for a wide range of local and national audiences by staging and promoting …

Modern Art Oxford

Charity. Founded in 1965, Modern Art Oxford is a visual art gallery devoted to presenting exhibitions of modern and …

Fusion Community Arts Project

Charity. Fusion Arts Centre has two large arts workshops, and delivers a thriving programme of arts activities for adults and …

MK City Orchestra

Charity. Orchestra. Local authority funding cut: £3,116. Details: Received £15,580 in 2010/11; cut by £3,116 in 2011/12.

MK Arts for Health

Charity. Works with health, community and corporate clients to devise, manage and deliver public art projects, …

Interaction

Charity. Delivers a programme of community arts in Milton Keynes, prioritising work with excluded groups.Local authority …

Artworks mk

Charity. Promotes participation, exploration and learning through arts and craft programming, exhibitions, projects and …

Arts Gateway MK

Charity. Provides funding and support for the arts, and the first stop for Milton Keynes’ creative people.Local authority …

Maidstone Area Arts Council

Charity. Organises and promotes arts in the borough. Local authority funding cut: £2,613. Details: Received £2,613 in …

Making Space

Charity. Making Space is a purpose built craft centre in the heart of Leigh Park, Havant.Local authority funding cut: £2,000. …

Yvonne Arnaud Theatre

Charity. Funding to produce an annual programme of theatre in Guildford including small scale programming in the Mill Studio …

Proteus Theatre Company

Charity. Professional touring theatre company offering theatre performed in novel locations. Local authority funding cut: …

The Theatre, Chipping Norton

Charity. Funding supports overall programme. Local authority funding cut: £6,200. Details: Received £6,200 in 2010/11; no …

Rimskis Piano

Charity. Funding for sound equipment and workshop.,Local authority funding cut: £700,. Details: Received £700 in 2010/11; no …

OYAP Trust

Charity. Creative Avtivities for young people. Funding for one young person to take Stepping Up training. Local authority …

Oxfordshire Theatre Company

Charity. 17 shows across district/support. Local authority funding cut: £10,650. Details: Received £10,650 in 2010/11; no …

Live Arts @ St Marys

Charity. LiveArts is a voluntary arts organisation that promotes and organises an annual programme of both professional and …

Kidlington Art Group

Charity. Funding to help ensure the club can run in the future.,Local authority funding cut: £400,. Details: Received £400 in …

Flash of Splendour Arts CIC

Charity. Year long series of art and music courses.,Local authority funding cut: £500,. Details: Received £500 in 2010/11; no …

Claydon Painting Group

Charity. Funding to extend the skills of the group.,Local authority funding cut: £300,. Details: Received £300 in 2010/11; no …

Cherwell Theatre Company

Charity. Street theatre with youth group. Local authority funding cut: £1,000. Details: Received £1,000 in 2010/11; no …

Bicester Choral and Operatic Society

Charity. To support a programme of classical music and musical drama in Bicester.,Local authority funding cut: £500,. Details: …

Bicester Art Club

Charity. Funding towards costs of running club/organising outings.,Local authority funding cut: £400,. Details: Received £400 …

Banbury Rotary Club

Charity. Young musicians competition.,Local authority funding cut: £300,. Details: Received £300 in 2010/11; no funding in …

Artweeks

Charity. Funding to raise the profile of professional artists in the district.,Local authority funding cut: £300,. Details: …

Anjali Dance Company

Charity. Professional touring contemporary dance company whose members are all people who have learning disabilities. Funding …

1710 Celebrations Committee

Charity. Support a programme of events to involve the village of Islip.,Local authority funding cut: £750,. Details: Received …

Canterbury Arts Council

Charity. Aims to encourage and assist in presenting public concerts, recitals, dramatic performances, art exhibitions, …

Stour Valley Arts

Charity. International visual arts commissioning and publishing agency. Runs workshops for schools. Local authority funding …

Link4Life

Charity. Plans and manages the delivery of cultural provision in Rochdale. Local authority funding cut: £8,125. Details: …

Cheshire Dance

Charity. Cheshire Dance is the development agency for dance in Cheshire. We provide classes and performances open to the …

Thwaites Empire Theatre

Charity. Provides a range of entertainment and events of all genres which appeal to local audiences. Local authority funding …

Burnley Youth Theatre

Charity. Youth theatre at the heart of the community in Burnley. Local authority funding cut: £6,000. Details: Received …

Blackburn & District Arts Council

Charity. Local authority funding cut: £1,000. Details: Received £5,000 in 2010/11; cut by £1,000 in 2011/12.

Blackburn & Darwen Band

Charity. Local band. Local authority funding cut: £2,000. Details: Received £6,000 in 2010/11; cut by £2,000 in 2011/12.

Action Factory

Charity. Works with people, using participative arts, to encourage them to become active partners in cultural and creative …

Queens Hall Arts Centre, Hexham

Charity. Queen’s Hall Arts Centre boasts a 350-seat theatre and two galleries. Local authority funding cut: £9,600. Details: …

Highlights Rural Touring Scheme

Charity. Network of volunteer groups that organises over professional events in village halls, schools and community centres in …

Durham City Arts

Charity. Grant to support delivery of programme of arts activity to hard to reach groups. Local authority funding cut: £2,100. …

Media Workshop

Charity. Arts and media workshop. Local authority funding cut: £1,690. Details: Received £16,892 in 2009/10; cut by £1,690 …

Waltham Forest Arts Council

Charity. Delivers community-led arts activities and festivals, distributes small grants to voluntary arts groups and individual …

Polka Theatre

Charity. Drama project for children aged 0-13. Local authority funding cut: £14,849. Details: Received £14,849 in 2010/11; no …

Warehouse Theatre

Charity. Promote access to cultural activities across London. Local authority funding cut: £34,940.63. Details: Received …

Tricycle Theatre Company Ltd

Charity. Promote access to cultural activities across London. Local authority funding cut: £35,348.75. Details: Received …

Theatre Royal Stratford East

Charity. Promote access to cultural activities across London. Local authority funding cut: £53,041.25. Details: Received …

The Hounslow Arts Trust Ltd

Charity. 2012 Olympic & Paralympic Games - support cultural activities; promote access to cultural activities across London; …

The Film and Video Umbrella

Charity. Promote access to cultural activities across London. Local authority funding cut: £36,346.25. Details: Received …

The Broadway Theatre Company Barking

Charity. Promote access to cultural activities across London. Local authority funding cut: £13,866.88. Details: Received …

The Arts Depot Trust

Charity. Promote access to cultural activities across London; provide educational & participatory programmes/activities in all …

The Albany

Charity. Promote access to cultural activities across London. Local authority funding cut: £33,866.88. Details: Received …

Tara Arts Group Ltd

Charity. 2012 Olympic & Paralympic Games - support cultural activities. Local authority funding cut: £22,802.5. Details: …

Tamasha Theatre Company

Charity. Promote access to cultural activities across London; and 2012 Olympic & Paralympic Games - support cultural …

Studio 3 Arts

Charity. Promote access to cultural activities across London. Local authority funding cut: £33,593.75. Details: Received …

Spare Tyre

Charity. Promote access to cultural activities across London. Local authority funding cut: £17,101.5. Details: Received …

Sound Connections

Charity. Provide educational & participatory programmes/activities in all art & culture forms for disadvantaged children and …

Serpentine Gallery

Charity. Provide educational & participatory programmes/activities in all art & culture forms for disadvantaged children and …

S.P.I.D. theatre company

Charity. 2012 Olympic & Paralympic Games - support cultural activities; and promote access to cultural activities across …

Queen’s Theatre

Charity. Provide educational & participatory programmes/activities in all art & culture forms for disadvantaged children and …

Polka Theatre for Children

Charity. 2012 Olympic & Paralympic Games - support cultural activities; and provide educational & participatory …

Oval House

Charity. Promote access to cultural activities across London. Local authority funding cut: £19,541.88. Details: Received …

Orange Tree Theatre

Charity. Promote access to cultural activities across London; and provide educational & participatory programmes/activities in …

Oily Cart

Charity. Provide educational & participatory programmes/activities in all art & culture forms for disadvantaged children and …

Mousetrap Theatre Projects

Charity. Provide educational & participatory programmes/activities in all art & culture forms for disadvantaged children and …

London Symphony Orchestra Ltd

Charity. Provide educational & participatory programmes/activities in all art & culture forms for disadvantaged children and …

London Notting Hill Carnival Limited

Charity. Promote access & participation in carnival activites & regionally important outdoor events. Local authority funding …

IROKO Theatre Company

Charity. 2012 Olympic & Paralympic Games - support cultural activities. Local authority funding cut: £17,200. Details: …

Independent Theatre Council

Charity. Sector Specific Second Tier Services to Culture, Tourism & London 2012 servicesLocal authority funding cut: …

Immediate Theatre

Charity. Provide educational & participatory programmes/activities in all art & culture forms for disadvantaged children and …

Hi8us South

Charity. Provide educational & participatory programmes/activities in all art & culture forms for disadvantaged children and …

Heart n Soul

Charity. Promote access to cultural activities across London; and provide educational & participatory programmes/activities in …

Greenwich and Docklands Festivals

Charity. Promote access to cultural activities across London. Local authority funding cut: £20,162.5. Details: Received …

Greenwich & Lewisham Young People’s Theatre

Charity. Provide educational & participatory programmes/activities in all art & culture forms for disadvantaged children and …

Flying Gorillas

Charity. 2012 Olympic & Paralympic Games - support cultural activities. Local authority funding cut: £25,802.5. Details: …

Face Front Inclusive Theatre

Charity. 2012 Olympic & Paralympic Games - support cultural activities. Local authority funding cut: £17,305.63. Details: …

Eye Music Trust (formerly Nettlefold Festival Trust)

Charity. 2012 Olympic & Paralympic Games - support cultural activities. Local authority funding cut: £15,290.63. Details: …

Emergency Exit Arts

Charity. Provide educational & participatory programmes/activities in all art & culture forms for disadvantaged children and …

East London Dance

Charity. Provide educational & participatory programmes/activities in all art & culture forms for disadvantaged children and …

Deafinitely Theatre

Charity. 2012 Olympic & Paralympic Games - support cultural activities. Local authority funding cut: £24,385.63. Details: …

Cultural Co-operation

Charity. Promote access & participation in carnival activites & regionally important outdoor events. Local authority funding …

Creative Lewisham Agency

Charity. Promote access to cultural activities across London. Local authority funding cut: £34,984.38. Details: Received …

Core Arts

Charity. Promote access to cultural activities across London. Local authority funding cut: £10,484.38. Details: Received …

Clean Break Theatre Company

Charity. Promote access to cultural activities across London. Local authority funding cut: £35,931.88. Details: Received …

Central London Arts Ltd

Charity. Provide educational & participatory programmes/activities in all art & culture forms for disadvantaged children and …

Camden Arts Centre

Charity. Provide educational & participatory programmes/activities in all art & culture forms for disadvantaged children and …

Barnardo’s - Heshima

Charity. Provide educational & participatory programmes/activities in all art & culture forms for disadvantaged children and …

Audiences London Ltd

Charity. Sector Specific Second Tier Services to Culture, Tourism & London 2012 servicesLocal authority funding cut: …

ATTIC Theatre Company (London) Ltd

Charity. Promote access to cultural activities across London; and provide educational & participatory programmes/activities in …

Apples and Snakes

Charity. Promote access to cultural activities across London; and provide educational & participatory programmes/activities in …

Akademi

Charity. Promote access to cultural activities across London; and provide educational & participatory programmes/activities in …

African Heritage and Educational Centre

Charity. Provide educational & participatory programmes/activities in all art & culture forms for disadvantaged children and …

Srishti Yuva Culture

Charity. Youth dance company. Local authority funding cut: £1,704. Details: Received £11,995 in 2010/11; cut by £3,699 in …

Special Connection

Charity. Drama workshops for children of all abilities. Local authority funding cut: £3,208. Details: Received £3,500 in …

Rising Tide

Charity. Arts provision. Local authority funding cut: £1,491. Details: Received £21,491 in 2010/11; cut by £1,491 in …

Hoxton Hall

Charity. Performing arts and enterprise activities. Local authority funding cut: £110,466. Details: Received £110,466 in …

London Symphony Orchestra

Charity. Funded via the Barbican Centre (managed by the City of London). Local authority funding cut: £153,429. Details: …

Foundation for Young Musicians

Charity. Grant in support of the London Schools Symphony Orchestra. Funded via the Barbican Centre (managed by the City of …

Arts Depot Trust

Charity. Professional arts venue, providing visual and performance art.Local authority funding cut: £194,000. Details: …

Haverhill Town Hall Arts Centre

Charity. Aims to provide a programme of arts and entertainment for Haverhill and the surrounding area, featuring a broad …

Arts Council for North Hertfordshire

Charity. Provides financial support and assistance to local groups and individuals for arts and arts related activities. Local …

Arts Development East Cambridgeshire

Charity. ADeC is responsible for the development and delivery of the arts in East Cambridgeshire, offering a wide ranging arts …

Quay Theatre

Charity. Theatre in Sudbury. Local authority funding cut: £16,500. Details: Received £51,500 in 2010/11; cut by £16,500 in …

DanceEast

Charity. The National Dance Agency for the Eastern region. Runs a variety of dance activities open to all. Local authority …

Threshold Studios

Charity. Film and digital media participation for young people and mentorship and training for young film makers. Local …

Orchestras Live

Charity. Enabling and supporting partners to develop and deliver orchestral events and activities. Local authority funding cut: …

Northants Live

Charity. Theatre, music, dance and children’s events promoted by volunteers in mainly rural areas.Local authority funding …

Northamptonshire Open Studios

Charity. Annual showcase for artists to showcase and sell work. Local authority funding cut: £6,000. Details: Received £6,000 …

Northampton Arts Collective / Fishmarket

Charity. Visual arts and community venue including retail units for creative practitioners in the centre of Northampton. Local …

Fermynwoods Contemporary Art

Charity. Quality visual arts programme in rural East Northants with an emphasis on arts and the environment. Local authority …

Creative Northants

Charity. Business and sector development for the creative sector including training, business advice and access to …

Centre Screen

Charity. Touring rural cinema scheme promoted by volunteers in mainly rural areas. Local authority funding cut: £4,000. …

Castle Theatre, Wellingborough

Charity. Venue for professional and community performance and participation programme for all ages. Local authority funding …

78 Derngate

Charity. Programme of quality contemporary crafts in main gallery. Local authority funding cut: £5,000. Details: Received …

Nottingham Playhouse

Charity. Nottingham Playhouse puts on a wide variety of drama, music, dance and comedy. Local authority funding cut: £9,000 . …

High Peak Community Arts

Charity. Multimedia and community arts outreach organisation. Local authority funding cut: £1,460 . Details: Received £19,466 …

Fleet Arts

Charity. Locally based and managed arts organisation. Local authority funding cut: £1,460 . Details: Received £19,466 in …

First Movement

Charity. Arts projects with learning disabled people. Local authority funding cut: £2,021 . Details: Received £26,946 in …

Junction Arts

Charity. Rurally based participatory arts work. Local authority funding cut: £4,900 . Details: Received £20,900 in 2010/11; …

Kids In Communication

Kids In Communication (KIC) was a voluntary youth media project in the West Midlands based in Wolverhampton. For 13 years, KIC …

Greenroom

Greenroom is a fantastic arts centre that supports local experimental artists in a range of media mostly film and …

Archaeolink Prehistory Park

Archaeolink, the ‘Prehistoric Park’ in Aberdeenshire, recognised as an innovative venue for experimental archaeology, is set to …

Bromley Youth Music Trust

Bromley Youth Music Trust (BYMT) is losing 10 percent of its local government funding from Bromley Council in 2012/13. The …

Trafford Leisure Trust

The grant to Trafford Leisure Trust (the independent body funded by Trafford Council to operate recreational services) has been …

Harrogate Theatre

Harrogate Theatre will see its annual funding from from North Yorkshire County Council fall to £10,000. Harrogate Theatre …

Stephen Joseph Theatre

The theatre’s grant from North Yorkshire County Council has been slashed from from £63,000 in 2010/11 to £10,000 in 2011/12. …

Blackburn Council Services (many!)

Mobile library service to be cut and library opening hours reduced. Arts and cultural events / provisions to be cut include …

Leicester museums

Leicester City Council plans to make the following cutbacks to local museums and galleries: * four museums will be closed to …

BBC World Service

Up to 650 jobs are to go, five language services are to be closed and many radio stations are to be axed at the BBC World …

Ventnor Botanic Garden

Isle of Wight Council voted to withdraw its £500,000 annual funding for the botanical garden in Ventnor and to shut off free …

Devon Record Office

Devon Record Office collects and preserves the historical records of Devon and makes them available to all who wish to study …

BBC South website

The BBC South website is to be scrapped due to cuts in the BBC’s online budget.

Croydon Clocktower

Croydon Council is slashing its arts and culture budget which means that the Clocktower, an arts complex comprising a cinema, …

Suffolk County Libraries

Suffolk County Council plans to cut at least 30 percent from its £9m library budget over the next three years. Two-thirds of …

Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra grant

Sefton Council is planning to axe a grant of more than £22,000 to the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. The decision could have an …

Lochwinnoch Library

Renfrewshire Council have voted to move Lochwinnoch Village Library out of its current location into the space currently …

Hounslow public libraries and youth service

Hounslow Council has put eight of its 11 public libraries at risk of closure. It intends to retain the three “main” libraries. …

Cambridge Corn Exchange

Cambridge City Council is cutting £350,000 of funding to the Corn Exchange, an iconic Cambridge venue that has been running …

Milborne Port Library

Milborne Port Library is under grave threat of closure next spring. This small but thriving library provides vital services to …

Leeds arts funding

Leeds City Council is planning to implement a 10 percent cut to its budget for grants to arts bodies and other organisations …

Winslow Library

14 libraries in Buckinghamshire including Winslow Library are set to be staffed by volunteers to stop them being closed as a …

National Conservation Centre

The National Conservation Centre closed to the public due to government cuts on 17 December 2010. Open in 1996, the centre …

The £95million challenge - Kent County Council budget

6 January 2011 Today Kent County Council released its proposed budget for 2011/12 and spending plans for the 2011 to 2013 …

Headington Library

Headington Library is one of 23 (out of 40) libraries in Oxfordshire whose funding is being cut. They are apparently to be …

Bridgend libraries

Local library service, providing library services to Bridgend and surrounding areas, and heavily relied on by the elderly and …

Croydon libraries

Croydon council is proposing the closure of six libraries.

Booktrust schemes

Booktrust is to lose all government funding for its bookgifting programmes in England from 1st April next year. The book …

Dorset museums and libraries

Dorset County Council is proposing the following cuts to its cultural services budget in 2011/12: • reducing the number of …

Birmingham arts funding

Birmingham City Council has cut funding for arts organisations by 17 percent for 2011/12. All major arts groups will receive …

Royal College of Art

The RCA is distinctive as the only solely postgraduate art and design institution in the world.  The College is widely viewed …

Salford City Council staff

Salford City Council is set to shed hundreds of jobs under plans to save £39m over three years. Town hall bosses say they …

Warwickshire County Council staff and services

Warwickshire County Council is consulting on a series of cuts that would see the jobs of around 1,855 direct employees’ jobs …

Somerset arts funding

Somerset Council is cutting all arts funding. Local community projects/groups will lose funding and may close, including …

Oxfordshire county libraries

Almost half of Oxfordshire County Libraries are to be cut in proposals put forward by conservative-run Oxfordshire County …

Lancashire arts organisations

Cuts throughout Lancashire to arts organisations, many of which are actively involved in their local communities: Prescap …

City Gallery, Leicester

An annual budget of £266,000 given to City Gallery in Leicester is being cut to £34,000.

Darlington Arts Centre and Civic Theatre

Darlington Arts Centre and Civic Theatre will be closed if Council plans to cut support from £1.2million to £zero go ahead. …

Sutton libraries (proposed)

Possible outsourcing of services.

De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill

The cultural arts centre is expecting a £40,000 cut by 2012 according to local media.

Leeds College of Music teaching grants

Leeds College of Music (LCM) is facing the abolition of its entire teaching grant under the government’s plans to radically …

Courtauld Institute of Art teaching grants

The Courtauld Institute of Art, University of London, is facing the abolition of its entire teaching grant under the …

Conservatoire for Dance and Drama teaching grants

The Conservatoire for Dance and Drama (CDD) is facing the abolition of its entire teaching grant under the government’s plans …

Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance teaching grants

Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance is facing the abolition of its entire teaching grant under the government’s …

Royal Northern College of Music teaching grants

The Royal Northern College of Music (RNCM) is facing the abolition of its entire teaching grant under the government’s plans …

Royal College of Music teaching grants

The Royal College of Music (RCM) is facing the abolition of its entire teaching grant under the government’s plans to …

Royal Academy of Music teaching grants

The Royal Academy of Music is facing the abolition of its entire teaching grant under the government’s plans to radically cut …

Rose Bruford College teaching grants

Rose Bruford College of Theatre and Performance (RBC) is facing the abolition of its entire teaching grant under the …

Central School of Speech and Drama teaching grants

The Central School of Speech and Drama (CSSD) is facing the abolition of its entire teaching grant under the government’s …

Guildhall School of Music and Drama teaching grants

Guildhall School of Music and Drama is facing the abolition of its entire teaching grant under the government’s plans to …

Museum of Science & Industry

The Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) will stop funding the Museum of Science & Industry in Manchester from …

Geffrye Museum

The Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) will stop funding the Geffrye Museum in East London from 2015. Currently …

Horniman Museum

The Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) will stop funding the Horniman Museum in London from 2015. Currently DCMS …

National Coal Mining Museum

The Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) will stop funding the National Coal Mining Museum in Wakefield from …

Design Museum London

The Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) will stop funding the Design Museum London from 2015. DCMS currently …

People’s History Museum

The Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) will stop funding the People’s History Museum in Manchester from …

Eden museum funding

Eden District Council is cutting its annual funding for museum exhibits by £810 and for museum education programmes by …

Eden Arts

Eden District Council plans to cut its funding for Eden Arts from £43k to just under £14k from 2011 to 2014 - an almost 70 …

Ayr Pantomime

South Ayrshire’s panto hit the headlines when last year’s 2009 move to the Citadel leisure centre resulted in a loss of …

Colchester Arts Centre

Colchester Arts Centre is losing 14.9 percent of its Arts Council funding between 2011 and 2015, including an £8k cut in …

Mercury Theatre, Colchester

The Mercury Theatre in Colchester is facing a 14.9 percent funding cut from the Arts Council between 2011 and 2015, including a …

Lewisham voluntary sector funding for young people

Funding projects supporting the delivery of services to children and young people in education and home settings. The original …

Lewisham supplementary schools

Supplementary Schools provide extra curricular activities to raise education standards at all key stages. They have a key focus …

Grove Park library

Grove Park library is threatened with closure as part of Lewisham council’s proposed five library cuts. Services include: - IT …

Crofton Park library

Another popular Lewisham library that is earmarked for closure. Local councillors and community have been campaigning hard to …

Sydenham library

Popular library with extra services like Opening Doors advice and training services for job seekers. Also has: Free computers …

Blackheath library

Blackheath library is one of five Lewisham libraries marked for closure. This is a popular library with: - a wide library …

New Cross library

As part of a comprehensive package of cuts, Lewisham Council is proposing to close five libraries, including New Cross. …

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