Waltham Forest, home to William Morris and a new generation of artists, has been chosen as London’s first Borough of Culture for 2019 by the mayor, Sadiq Khan.
Labour’s move towards a Brexit position announced today nearer the needs of the creative industries falls short of what is needed, says the Creative Industries Federation.
English cultural organisations stand to lose £40m a year with Brexit, with 64% oif them currently working inside the European Union. The report from EUCLID, commissioned by Arts Council England, shows that between 2007 and 2016 the EU contributed £345m to England’s arts, museums and creative industries, or £40m a year.
Councillors have agreed plans to double the size of Banbury’s museum in a £5m expansion scheme.