Arts Council pledges £5 million to Firstsite, Mercury Theatre and Colchester Arts Centre (From Essex County Standard)
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Arts Council pledges £5 million to Firstsite, Mercury Theatre and Colchester Arts Centre
Updated 4:10pm Tuesday 1st July 2014 in News
COLCHESTER’S arts organisations are today breathing a sigh of relief after being told they will receive more than £5 million of government funding over the next three years.
Instead, they will remain part of the government quango’s “national portfolio” and continue to receive major grants until at least 2018.
Firstsite director Matthew Rowe said the award was a “significant achievement” for Colchester.
For the full story, see Wednesday's Gazette
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