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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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Performance Live: Kate Tempest

Tune into BBC Two on Saturday night to see award-winning artist Kate Tempest perform her new album 'Let them Eat Chaos'. It’s first programme in a new series called Performance Live which will see innovative live performance broadcast on BBC television over the next two years.‎

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New appointments to Area Councils

Arts Council England has announced new appointments to three of the five Area Councils, which play a crucial role in both local and national decision-making.

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A story of East meets West

The world’s first Punjabi pub signs designed by artists and landlords are going on display at Desi Pubs in the Black Country.

Performers from the Enchanted Chandelier by Transe Express.

Pride of the community

Laura Dyer, from our Executive board, talks about how the Creative People and Places program is working to restore a sense of pride in our communities.

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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. Kate Tempest_Performance Live (c) Alex Brenner 8. Arts Council England logo. Photo © Arts Council England. 9. Earth Echoes: A Song of Stones’ - Torbay’s GeoCollective and community cast perform with Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra at the Opening Ceremony of GGN2016. Photographer: Jayne West 10. Amrick at The Fourways. Photo © Creative Black Country 11. The Colour of Time at Cast, Doncaster. Image © James Mulkeen 12. Appetite presents the Enchanted Chandelier by Transe Express. Photo © Clara Lou Photography. 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.