FUNDING CUTS

NP NO AS ARTS COUNCIL DECLINES TO OFFER SUPPORT AND ADVICE TO CLIENTS OVER ENERGY CRISIS

Seventies band 10cc once sang "Art for Art's sake, Money for God's sake, " which is a pretty good summary of the perpetual situation of the British cultural sector....

STAFFORDSHIRE UNIVERSITY STOKES STORM IN A MING CUP

In a case which has echoes of the ongoing row over the sale of the statue of Sekhemka,...

“SAVE OUR STOLEN SEKHEMKA” DEMAND EGYPTIAN PROTESTERS ONE YEAR ON

  This Sunday 12 July, one year on from the controversial sale of the internationally important funerary statue of...

IWM BOOKS FOR SALE AS LIBRARY SAVED [IF USERS PAY]

Following the apparent funding cut climb down by Chancellor George Osborne over the proposed axing of the Imperial...

MoD REVERSE FERRET AS BIGGIN CHAPEL[sort of]SAVED

After several days of increasingly bloody headlines for the Ministry of Defence in newspapers ranging from the Guardian...

FALLON FACES BATTLE OF BRITAIN CHAPEL EMBARRASSMENT

Already facing severe criticism from the heritage world over the apparent commercialisation of the wreck of HMS Victory 1744, UK Secretary of State for...

THEN THE STAFFODSHIRE HOARD, NOW 18% CUTS

When a group of the most important finds from the Staffordshire Hoard went on display at Birmingham Museum in 2009 an astonishing  65,000 people...

EDUCATION BATTLE WON BUT IWM LIBRARY STILL AT RISK

Trade Union Prospect has welcomed a partial victory in its campaign to prevent damaging cuts at the Imperial War Museum Group.  Faced with substantial...

CHESTER H.E.R AND COMMUNITY ACCESS UNDER THREAT

A briefing note published by the Institute for Archaeologists reported that local authority archaeology provision has seen an 18% decline in posts since 2008. ...