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We believe that the work we fund and support has an impact on people’s lives across England - and beyond.  

Through this work and our research, we want to make the case for art and culture, showcase best practice, and engage in discussion and debate to help make our sector more diverse, resilient and sustainable. 

Here you can see our latest news, browse art jobs, and explore our blog and case studies. We hope you discover ideas that are helpful, challenging and inspiring.

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Case studies

Browse our case studies and find out more about the projects we invest in

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The Isle is Full of Noises

In light of the new Analysis of Theatre in England report, Simon Mellor blogs about how the theatre landscape is evolving in the digital age

Celebrating dance

One Dance UK is bringing the fourth edition of its biennial conference celebrating Dance of the African Diaspora back this November.

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Captivating communities

Motionhouse’s energetic outdoor dance performances are bringing high-quality art to more places in England.

Creating new worlds

Supported by our funding, Nottingham Playhouse created a touring micro-theatre to make plays more enjoyable for young people with autism.

Lenny Henry and cast members of Rudy's Rare Records appear on stage.

£4.6 million to help diversity flourish

We’re investing £4.6 million to help embed diversity within England’s arts and cultural sector, from its senior leadership to the artistic work being produced.

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Top left to bottom right: 1. PLAYDOUGH from Unlimited Theatre Photo © Unlimited Theatre / The Alban 2. 'Emil and the Detectives' by Red Earth Theatre. Photo © Red Earth Theatre / Robert Day 3. Pitt Rivers Museum. Photo © University of Oxford. 4. Theatre Alibi - Olive & The Dream Train. Photo © Steve Tanner 5. Flex Dance performance. Photo © TIN Arts 6. Lighthouse: Naomi Battrick in Orbit Ever After, by Jaime Stone. Photo © Angus Young / Lighthouse. 7. Dusk by Fevered Sleep 8. Mbulelo Ndabeni. Image © Foteini Christofilopoulou. 9. Captive by Motionhouse. Photo © Motionhouse / Mark Simmons. 10. White Peakcock by Gill Brigg. Image © Nottingham Playhouse / Robert Day 11. Birmingham Repertory Theatre's production Rudy's Rare Records. Photo © Robert Day for Birmingham Repertory Theatre. 12. Birmingham Repertory Theatre in association with Ramps On The Moon: Kiruna Stamell, David Carlyle and Francesca Mills in The Government Inspector at The New Wolsey Theatre, 2016 13. Illustration © Arts Council England 14. Images © Arts Council England 15. Plymouth Music Zone participants making music. Photo © Plymouth Music Zone / Kevin Clifford 16. Scattered by Motionhouse. Photo © Chris Nash / Motionhouse 17. Gecko Theatre: Institute. Photo © Richard Haughton 18. Flex Dance performance. Photo © TIN Arts 19. Atmosphere by Edmund de Waal at Turner Contemporary. Photo © Benjamin Beker.