Government £1.57bn Support Package for the Arts – A Statement

We are delighted that the UK Government are providing the arts and culture sector a £1.5bn support packagean investment that will provide much-needed aid to our industry in critical times.  

Thank you to the Prime Minister, Chancellor of the Exchequer and Culture Secretary for recognising the vital role that the arts play for the nation. 

Thank you also to the voices that have been working hard for the industry, this announcement enforces the power of collaboration and collective voice, especially from so many spectrums of the sector.  

We await further details on what this package will entail and hope that this will include clear timescales and guidelines to enable West Midlands venues, artists, freelancers and the many more who make up our culture sectorto take the first steps to getting back to business.