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VIVID to close

Yesterday VIVID announced it’s set to cease trading due to funding cuts imposed by Arts Council England. The news comes a year after Ikon Eastside announced its closure due to cuts in public funding, it’s incredibly sad to see two … Continue reading

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Funding available for Digbeth community projects

There are a couple of pots of funding currently available to local people and groups developing community projects in the Digbeth area. CDF Neighbourhood Matched Fund The Community Development Foundation’s Neighbourhood Matched Fund has allocated £101,730 to the Nechells, Birmingham ward, … Continue reading

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Ikon Eastside under threat of closure – how will this affect Digbeth’s cultural community?

Yesterday the Birmingham Post reported that the future of Ikon Eastside is uncertain after becoming a casualty of Birmingham City Council’s arts funding cuts, which got me thinking how this would affect Digbeth. I know I’m stating the obvious here, … Continue reading

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