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Arts Council funding for city's cultural sector

Councillor Ian Ward
Cllr Ian Ward, Deputy Leader of Birmingham City Council
Published: Thursday, 29th June 2017

Arts Council England (ACE) has announced £88.7 million investment in Birmingham's cultural sector - with funding for 37 arts organisations across the city.

Cllr Ian Ward, Deputy Leader of Birmingham City Council, said: "I am delighted to support the announcement from Arts Council of significant further investments into the city’s cultural organisations over the next four years.

Whilst there is a full recognition of the ongoing financial challenges at the City Council we have been determined to maintain a significant investment in culture.

We remain committed to supporting new approaches to investment and building on the investment from the Arts Council."

For further information on ACE's National Portfolio announcement can be found at www.artscouncil.org.uk

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