The UK government announced it will give nearly $2 billion to help the country's arts industry. The money will help theatres, concert halls, galleries, museums and other cultural venues. It will help people who have had a hard time the coronavirus. These include actors, writers, composers, make- artists and support staff. The government said the money is, "the biggest ever one- investment in UK culture". It added that the cash is a, "lifeline to vital cultural and heritage organisations the country hit hard the pandemic". It will help them while their doors are closed.
The UK is world famous its arts. People everywhere know and love cultural icons Shakespeare and The Beatles. Britain's theatres, museums and galleries attract millions tourists. The government said: "From iconic theatre and musicals, exhibitions our world-class galleries, to gigs local basement venues, the UK's cultural industry is the beating heart this country." It added: "Our arts and culture are the soul our nation. They make our country great and are the centre our world-beating and fast growing creative industries." The money will protect the future the arts.