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Sadiq Khan has called on developers and London boroughs to support the capital’s creative practitioners.

The Audience Agency is making available seven years' worth of data on audiences at cultural institutions and events in the UK.

The Centre is being created to advance understanding of the value of arts and culture in the UK and abroad.

The Arts & Humanities Research Council (AHRC) and Wellcome Trust award is first award to acknowledge arts and humanities research that addresses health and wellbeing in the UK.

The report Brexit: Movement of People in the Cultural Sector, is based on evidence from a number of national cultural organisations including Arts Council England and the Musicians Unio

The amount allocated to culture this year by local authorities across England is down 2.2% from last year (£8.8m), following the downward trend over the last five years that amounts to an approximate fall of £48m over the past five year

A ComRes survey of over 1,000 GPs, commissioned by Aesop in February this year suggests that over 60% of GPs agree that engagement with the arts can support both the prevention of ill health, and NHS staff.

The Minister of Health, Matt Hancock, has announced a £4.5m scheme to support social prescribing. The new fund has the potential to support arts on prescription schemes across the country.

A new partnership between the Big Lottery Fund, Local Trust and the Calouste Gulbenkin Foundation is designed to support empowerment through the arts and creativity.