Department for Culture Media and Sport
097/0823 September 2008
A new scheme to encourage young people to experience live theatre was unveiled today by Culture Secretary Andy Burnham. A £2.5 million programme – funded by Arts Council England, who will manage the scheme – will be focused on some 95 venues all over England. Each will offer a proportion of the tickets for arts productions on the same night every week – free – to anyone under 26 years old.
098/200823 September 2008
Nine million people over 60 are set to get free swimming as Culture Secretary Andy Burnham today announced that more than 80 per cent of local authorities are to join a Government scheme.
94/200817 September 2008
Professor Sir Barry Cunliffe has been appointed as the interim-chair of English Heritage, Culture Secretary Andy Burnham announced today.
089\0801 September 2008
A groundbreaking teaching resource to help children with autism make sense of the world around them is to be marketed internationally, following great success in the UK.
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