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From the Cultural Olympiad to the Space: find out how we invested your money in 2012/13

  • Date: 18 July 2013
  • Area: National
A selection of images from the Arts Council's Annual Review

Images from the Arts Council's Annual Review 2012/13, published July 2013.

Today the Arts Council publishes its Annual Review 2012/13. The report offers a snapshot of the enormous diversity of our work, and presents our accounts for the last financial year.

We received a total of £469 million from the government and £270 million in Lottery income in 2012/13. In 2011, the arts and culture sector contributed some £5.9 billion to the national economy, with another £7.6billion flowing in from culture-related tourism.

Alan Davey, Chief Executive, Arts Council England, said: "I assure you that the Arts Council will never stop thinking about how we can fire ambition using all our money, including the extra Lottery funding we have had since 2010, to help you keep this art interesting for future and current audiences. That's our job - and now it's more important than ever."

Figures in the Annual Review reveal that we achieved the following this year:

See the Annual Review and share our new infographics

To download a copy of the Arts Council's Annual Review for 2012/13 or to explore interactive infographics summarising our investments, click here.

To access an archive of Arts Council Annual Reviews, click here.