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York 4 – 1 Bradford, opera, bums on seats & other Arts Council funding tidbits

I realise it’s old hat to bang on about the amount that the two jewels in the Leeds arts crown – Opera North and Northern Ballet – get in funding from the Arts Council, but it is a bit odd, … Continue reading

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Which Leeds arts organisations have won what Arts Council funding? Here’s the list

It’s D-Day for those Leeds arts/culture organisations that have been looking for funding from Arts Council England as National Portfolio organisations. The funding was announced this morning. Here are some facts that catch the eye: Not far off two thirds … Continue reading

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Local media goes eerily quiet over £500,000 arts happening in Leeds city centre

Has it gone eerily quiet after the arts extravaganza last weekend that was going to “entirely change the way people in Leeds look at where they live”? Or am I just reading the wrong stuff? Prior to the event there … Continue reading

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Objections to Leeds arts grants decision voted down. Everybody happy? Hmmm…

A challenge from councillors to last month’s decision on the allocation of grants to Leeds arts organisations was voted down yesterday (Monday, 23rd April). As expected. The Leeds City Council list published here a month ago now stands. And at least … Continue reading

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