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We have gathered several links below to relevant websites and information that may be helpful to those working in the outdoor arts and festival sector in the UK and abroad during these uncertain times. We will also share the latest information on our social media channels, please follow us on Facebook or Twitter.
We will continue to explore all possible ways in which we can support those in our community to come through this crisis safely. We will also share the latest information on our social media channels, please follow us on Facebook or Twitter. If you have anything you would like to share with us, please get in touch.
Arts Council England: Coronavirus Update: The latest guidance from the government on the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak for our UK funded organisations and projects.
Visit OAUK listings for the latest updates on event postponements and cancellations across the outdoor arts sector in the UK and internationally, also read Outdoor Arts UK: A Statement on Coronavirus.
See here for guidelines for the OAUK Sector Support Fund, a Benevolent Fund created in response to the Coronavirus Emergency to support professional individuals and freelancers who work specifically in the Outdoor Arts sector, who have suffered a loss of earnings because of the crisis.
OutdoorArtsUK Online is a developing series of initiatives devised to support the sector during this time, keep connected and keep you up to date with the latest news. This includes weekly drop in’s and 1-2-1’s with a member of the OutdoorArtsUK team via Zoom.
See this survey launched by Circostrada Network, which aims to list all circus and street art events currently being cancelled or postponed in the frame of the coronavirus pandemic.
Latest update from Creative Europe: Corona Virus: Consequences for Creative Europe programme and related activities.
Join the Covid-19 Outdoor Arts Information, Questions & Advice Forum Facebook group for the latest knowledge sharing and community peer support.
Artist at Risk Association has compiled a list of resources for relief funds, legal advice, webinars for artists working in the US and internationally here.
World Health Organisation: Global updates on Coronavirus and advice on travel.
Visit Coronavirus (COVID-19): UK government response for all the latest advice and daily briefing updates from the UK. Also: UK Government: Guidance for employers and businesses And: UK Government: COVID-19 guidance for mass gatherings.
NCVO Coronavirus guidance for charities, community groups and social enterprises in the UK.
Please take a moment to fill in the Creative Industries Federation’s rapid response survey to help feedback and advocate for our sector during this challenging time.
The trustees of Future’s Venture Foundation have provided information on much needed benevolent funds. This list may be of use to those in the cultural sector who are experiencing financial and/or wellbeing difficulties. You may already be aware of some of these charities/funds, but there might be one or two unfamiliar ones worth exploring. This list covers as many of the creative fields as possible.