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Building Palaces

Unfolding Theatre, a producing theatre company, based in Gateshead developed a large-scale, site-specific theatre performance in one of Newcastle's hidden architectural gems, The Stephenson Works.

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Terriers - Royal Court Liverpool Trust

Organisations in the North receive £679,243 in Strategic Touring funding

Seven organisations in the North have been successful in the latest round of the Arts Council's Strategic touring programme with funding totalling £679,243.  

Museums at Night 2015

Museums at Night returns 13-16 May

Museums at Night, the biannual UK-wide festival which attracts visitors into museums, galleries and heritage …

Hand-Stitched Football

Football and craft come together to create 'new souvenirs' with six football clubs

  Football and craft are coming together in a three-year collaboration between the Devon Guild …

Latest publications

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 everyone goals and priorities over the years 2011-15.

New Cultural Destinations

Our mission at the Arts Council is to get great art to everyone – to …

Responses to the Digital Britain interim report

In January 2009, the Government published Digital Britain, a plan to secure Britain’s place at …

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  • Tel: 0845 300 6200
  • Fax: 0161 934 4426
  • Textphone: 020 7973 6564

The Hive
49 Lever Street
M1 1FN

53.483207, -2.233241


1st Floor South, Marshall’s Mill
Marshall Street, Leeds
LS11 9YJ

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Central Square
Forth Street, Newcastle

54.967579, -1.61316

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Phone: 0161 934 4442

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