Community

The report highlights the long-standing crisis in arts and culture funding, fuelled by a decade of government cuts in the UK, that has left community arts and culture extremely vulnerable to lockdown, especially outside London.
Cultured Communities argues that the centralised public funding of arts and culture is not working, and calls for devolution of power and funding over the arts so that councils and mayors can repair the damage caused by years of cuts and the pandemic.

Cooper, B. (2020) Cultured Communities, Fabian Society