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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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Now we’re definitely bidding, some FAQs about the Euro Culture Capital bid

Some FAQs about what’s going to happen after Leeds council bosses rubber-stamp a report next week (18th March) recommending the city bid to become European Capital of Culture in 2023. Q: Who’s going to run the bid? A “strategic steering … Continue reading

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Major arts event in Briggate hailed a “great success”

Organisers of a controversial street arts event held in Leeds earlier this year have hit back at critics who labelled the happening a waste of money. Billed as a vibrant re-imagining of the city, the event has been under occasional … Continue reading

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