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Arts funding and the 2012 London Olympics
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Author:  Stuart Sweeney [ Mon Jun 19, 2006 5:51 am ]
Post subject:  Arts funding and the 2012 London Olympics

UK Directors and administrators are concerned about the impact of the 2012 Olympics on arts funding:

Cultural organisations must be invited to Olympic party says NCA
From The Stage

Politicians must not ignore the arts during the preparations for the Olympics in London in 2012, the National Campaign for the Arts has urged.

Chief executive Victoria Todd said in the run up to the Sydney Olympics, arts organisations had been approached at the last minute to put on special events, without sufficient resources.

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Arts chiefs unite for funding bid
From The Stage

Leading figures from the arts world including National Theatre artistic director Nicholas Hytner, London 2012 arts, culture and education chair Jude Kelly and Royal Opera House chief executive Tony Hall, have joined forces with representatives from the museum, gallery and library sectors for the first time to make a united bid for sustained public funding, as the government’s next spending review approaches.

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