Writing: City’s arts organisations respond to Government’s £1.57bn ‘investment’ announcement

Writing: City’s arts organisations respond to Government’s £1.57bn ‘investment’ announcement

Freedom Festival 2014
Freedom Festival, Hull, 2014. Photo: Jerome Whittingham @photomoments

Written for HULL IS THIS 07/07/2020

Following weeks of pressure from the arts sector nationally, the Government has this week announced a package of support and investment into the sector, aimed at keeping arts venues and institutions from financial collapse.

The £1.57bn package will include repayable loans, ‘targeted support’, grants, and capital investment to restart infrastructure and construction projects paused by the coronavirus lockdown.

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