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Our Midlands office covers Birmingham, Coventry, Derbyshire, Dudley, Herefordshire, Leicestershire, part of Lincolnshire, Northamptonshire, Nottinghamshire, Rutland, Sandwell, Shropshire, Solihull, Staffordshire, Stoke-on-Trent, Walsall, Warwickshire, Wolverhampton, and Worcestershire.

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National portfolio funding

Find out which organisations receive National portfolio funding in the Midlands or browse our interactive map.

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News from the area

Poet Steve Griffiths will be sharing 30 poems over 30 weeks with audience across England and beyond.

Late Love Poems: 30 films in 30 weeks

Shropshire-based poet, Steve Griffiths, will be sharing 30 poems over 30 weeks in an ambitious film and social media project supported by the National Lottery through Arts Council England’s Grants for the arts programme.

Peter Clayton, Pastorale 1, 2012

New exhibition by inspiring Leicester-based teacher and artist

Leicester-based artist Peter Clayton’s Means of Production will open at Attenborough Arts Centre, one of …

EM15 members Frank Abbot, Marjolijn Brussaard, Candice Jacobs, Sooree Pillay, Professor Terry Shave, Veronica Pickering, Abi Hubbard, Skinder Hundal and Feng-Ru Lee

International first for artists from the East Midlands

A first of its kind project, supported by Arts Council England, will showcase work by …

Latest publications

London 2012 Cultural Olympiad in the East Midlands

This year's Igniting Ambition Legacy Trust UK programme is greater in scope and reach than ever before. It has received significant support from Arts Council England and the ERDF. Major contributions have also been made by Arts Council England to strands such as Artists Taking the Lead, Unlimited, Stories of …

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 Igniting Ambition Festival 2011

Igniting Ambition Festival 2011

Igniting Ambition Festival 2011 - Connecting Communities showcases a diverse range of projects that are …

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Regularly funded organisations

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The Foundry
82 Granville Street, Birmingham
B1 2LH

52.474949, -1.90865


Rooms 005 & 005A, Arkwright Building, Nottingham Trent University
Burton Street, Nottingham

52.956039, -1.15046

Press and media

Sharon Joinson
Senior Communications Officer
Phone: 0121 631 5771
Mobile: 07872 416649

Esther Rush
Communications Officer
Phone: 0121 631 5707
Mobile: 07872416626

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

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