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Human chain for arts & culture

When

Wednesday 18 September 2013

Starts 18.00

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Where

Outside the National Gallery,Trafalgar Square, London

Details

Since 2010, the overall budget of the Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) has been cut by over a third.

The most recent cut to arts and culture could lead to a third of those supported by Arts Council England receiving a 100 per cent cut.

At the same time, local government’s arts and culture spend has been cut by £124 million.

We are forming a human chain in front of the National Gallery to call on the government to protect funding for arts and culture.
 
The human chain will be followed by a special event with speakers on the value of arts funding, live music and poetry at the nearby 12 Bar Club. Tickets for this will be £5.
 
Tweet your support for arts funding using #LinkUpForArt

If you want an NUJ placard email campaigns@nuj.org.uk

Further details and contact information

Maddy Radcliff
Email: maddy@lost-arts.org
Telephone: 020 7840 5550

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Tags: , arts, cuts