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Arts and Cultural Heritage: Coronavirus

Question for Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

UIN 74494, tabled on 15 July 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, on what date his Department plans to open applications for grants and loans as part of the Government's £1.57 billion support package for arts, cultural and heritage institutions.

Answered on

21 July 2020

On 5 July, the government announced a major £1.57 billion support package for key cultural organisations to help them through the coronavirus pandemic. This funding will provide targeted support to organisations across a range of sectors, including performing arts and theatres, museums and galleries, heritage sites, live music venues and independent cinema.

Further detailed guidance, including eligibility and application processes, will be published as soon as possible in July.