Press Releases

Feb 11
Victory in Windsor and Maidenhead: Council drops plan to abolish arts funding after opposition from PCA

RBWM Council has abandoned plans to abolish all arts funding, after a grassroots…

Feb 08
Key statistics from the RBWM Public Consultation, 2022-23

1,803 completed consultations – almost three times as many as last year when 650…

Feb 02
Theresa May joins thousands urging Windsor and Maidenhead council to ‘reconsider’ abolition of arts funding

Local MP and former Prime Minister backs the PCA's calls for Conservative councillors…

Jan 07
Government responses to Omicron across the UK

A round-up of current protections/restrictions, and support schemes, for art and…

Dec 24
UK Government announces emergency relief funding for the arts

The UK Government has announced emergency relief funding to help the arts and…

Oct 29
What did the 2021 Budget and Spending Review mean for the arts?

Get the lowdown on the key measures from the Chancellor’s statement.

Jun 11
Government should maintain funding for arts courses in higher education, says majority of British public

Our new poll with YouGov finds that 70% of British adults think it is important that…

May 11
Over 150,000 people call on Education Secretary to stop planned cut to arts subjects in Higher Education

The Government says arts and creative courses are not “strategic priorities”,…

Mar 23
The Big Freelancer Report

Whereas freelancers make up 16% of the nation’s workforce, in the performing…

Mar 15
Victory in Nottingham! 🎉

In a fantastic result for our first local campaign, Nottingham City Council has…