DCMS Museums & Galleries Sector Coronovirus January 2022 Bulletin

The January 2022 DCMS Coronavirus bulletin for the museums and galleries sector has been published. This latest bulletin includes details on: Additional financial support for business impacted by the Omicron variant Details of the Hospitality and Leisure Grant, and of the Additional Restrictions Grant Information on how to claim back Statutory Sick Pay To receive these bulletins…

Arts Council England launch Private Investment in Culture Survey

Arts Council England has launched the latest version of the Private Investment in Culture Survey, and is inviting Cultural groups and individuals to take part in the survey. The survey covers the last three financial years, and is a key source of information on the role that corporate partnerships, individual giving, and grants from trusts…

Latest Coronavirus Advice and Heritage Sites

On the 30 November 2021 the UK Government introduced new temporary and precautionary measures in England following the emergence of the Omicron variant in the UK.  The latest DCMS Museums and Galleries Sector Coronavirus Bulletin summarises these as follows: Face coverings will be made compulsory in shops and on public transport in England from Tuesday 30…

Latest UK Government COVID Guidance on Ventilating Indoor Spaces

Although many industrial archaeology and heritage sites have now closed, or are about to close, for the winter, indoor ventilation to alleviate the spread of COVID becomes more important for those sites still open and for those sites where indoor working from volunteers over winter continues. The latest UK Government guidance on ventilation at work…

ACE Cultural Recovery Grants Round 3 Support

ACE has issued new details of the third round of the Culture Recovery Fund (CRF 3). Two strands are being administered within the fund – the Continuity Support Fund and the Emergency Resource Support Fund. Other arms-length bodies (NLHF, Historic England, British Film Institute) will also be delivering programmes under the same funding strands.     Continuity Support Organisations that previously received CRF1 & CRF2 grants are eligible to…