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Arts and Refugees – catalysing change

Refugee Week and Oval House Theatre have recently received support to run an 'Arts and Refugees' project, which aims to develop two national conferences and a national website supporting refugee …

Please note we moved offices on 21 July 2014 to our new location at 21 Bloomsbury Street, London WC1B 3HF

Our London Area covers the greater London region of 33 boroughs.

London has 243 National portfolio organisations, including one Bridge organisation, with an investment of £443.8million

London has two Major partner museums with an investment of £6.1million

Total 2015-18 investment in these programmes in London is £450million

*National portfolio organisations include those organisations previously referred to as National youth music organisations

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News from the area

Hand blown vessels by Michael Ruh

London arts organisations to showcase excellent work across the world

Eight organisations from across London are set to showcase their work internationally thanks to the support of funding from the Arts Council's Re:Imagine India and International Showcasing programmes. The eight are among 30 across England to have received funding for a wide range of international arts projects.    

Youth Dance England's Young Creatives programme

Youth Dance England’s Young Creatives programme supports choreographers to develop their talent

Youth Dance England's Young Creatives programme culminated in April of this year with an inspiring …

Museums at Night 2015

Museums at Night Festival 2015 in London

Museums at Night, the UK's annual after-hours festival of arts, culture and heritage, will be …

Latest publications

Be Creative Be Well

Be Creative Be Well: arts, wellbeing and local communities, an evaluation

Over three and a half years, the Well London programme empowered some of the capital’s most deprived communities to take a proactive role in enhancing their health and wellbeing. Within this programme, there were a number of strands of work with Be Creative Be Well representing the importance of art …

Front page of Arts Council Plan 2011-15

Arts Council Plan 2011-15

This Plan sets out what we will do to deliver our Achieving great art for …

Front page of Adult participatory arts - thinking it through

Adult participatory arts - thinking it through

A report on key London-based arts organisations with participation and engagement at their hearts.  The …

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Press and media

For press and media enquiries contact:

Natalie Jones
Area Senior Manager, Advocacy & Communications
Phone: 020 7268 9649
Mobile: 07850 910 430

020 7973 5306
020 7973 5306
020 7973 5306

Nick Tapper
Officer, Communications
Phone: 020 7268 9653
Mobile: 07872 417 800

Duty Press Officer
(Out of hours contact)
Phone: 07595 091 334 

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