Venues and organizations, including the Cavern Club of Liverpool and the London Symphony Orchestra, will receive a share of £ 257million in public funding for the arts.
The Cavern, which hosted the first Beatles concerts, received £ 525,000 to fund the recording of performances by local musicians.
Most of the £ 1.57 billion cultural revival fund will also benefit the Birmingham Royal Ballet.
Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden described the move as “a vital boost”.
“This funding is a vital boost to the theaters, concert halls, museums and cultural organizations that form the soul of our nation,” Dowden said in a statement.
“It will protect these special places, save jobs and help revive the cultural sector.”
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The Birmingham Royal Ballet will receive £ 500,000 to help make up for lost revenue from performances and tours, while the London Symphony Orchestra (LSO) will receive £ 846,000 to help start a gradual return to full-scale performance.
The Old Vic Theater in Bristol has £ 610,466 to help transform the business.
The Beamish Living Museum of the North in County Durham will receive £ 970,000 to support the business through the winter.
The Halle Concerts Society in Manchester, the Brudenell in Leeds and the Young Vic Theater in London, as well as the Yorkshire Sculpture Park in Wakefield, are also expected to receive grants.
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Many concert halls and cultural organizations are threatened with closure due to the financial impact of the coronavirus on the sector already in difficulty since mid-March.
Last week, dozens of pantomime ladies marched through Westminster, as part of a day of action highlighting the plight of the live events industry. An online campaign called #LetTheMusicPlay had described the future as “dark” without additional help and support.
According to Arts Council England, which will distribute the money, the arts and culture industry contributes more than £ 10 billion a year to the UK economy.
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