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Whitecat 18th July 2020 11:46 AM

Millions promised for ‘Festival of Brexit’ should be diverted to save arts events
 
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Millions promised for ‘Festival of Brexit’ should be diverted to save arts events

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The £120 million of taxpayers’ money promised by the government for a “Festival of Brexit” in 2022 should be diverted to save long-standing and much-loved arts events whose future is threatened by coronavirus, the body representing Britain’s festival sector has said. Reallocating the funds away from the Brexit festival is a key plank of a programme to reinvigorate the creative