In 2007, Arts Council clients will discover what level of funding they can expect for the three years from April 2008. As local governments feel the pressure to cut spending and money is diverted to sport in the run up to the 2012 Olympics, it seems likely that screams of anguish will ring out all over the theatrical community. And that's just from established clients, let alone those who still hope to get a foot on the funding ladder.
Tuesday, December 19, 2006
On The Guardian theatre blog, Lyn Gardner warns that 2007 could be a critical year for funding of the arts.