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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

The Midlands has 84 National portfolio organisations, including two Bridge organisations, with an investment of £173.9million and four Major partner museums with an investment of £10.5 million.

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

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News from the area

Image from Shoal at SO Festival 2014

Magna Vitae's James Brindle announced as the newest member of Arts Council England's Midlands Area Council

Arts Council England has announced Magna Vitae's Director of Development and Partnerships, James Brindle, as the newest member to join its Midlands Area Council. 

City Arts' Imagine programme is bringing great art and culture to care homes in Nottingham

‘Armchair Gallery’ brings great art into Nottingham care homes

Supported by the Arts Council, arts charity City Arts is using iPads to bring great …

Michaela Butter, Michael Attenborough and Peter Knott at the ground breaking of Attenborough Arts Centre's new gallery

Attenborough Arts Centre wins regional tourism award on the eve of new gallery launch

As it opens its new gallery Attenborough Arts celebrates being crowned winner in the Access …

Latest publications

Sustaining Great Art: 2012-2015

At the end of the third year of the partnership between Arts Council England and Julie's Bicycle, this report presents the results of environmental reporting and shows how the arts and culture sector is increasingly choosing to take positive action.

London 2012 Cultural Olympiad in the East Midlands

This year's Igniting Ambition Legacy Trust UK programme is greater in scope and reach than …

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 …

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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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