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Arts Nation, North

Three northern audience development agencies and the three North Area Arts Council regional offices undertook a pioneering collaborative approach to exploring new ways of building engagement and participation. 

Our North area covers North East, North West and Yorkshire.

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Opening of Liverpool Everyman

Liverpool's Everyman Theatre wins prestigious national Stirling Prize

Liverpool's Everyman Theatre, which re-opened in March 2014, has won the prestigious national Stirling Prize for the best building of the year, awarded by the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA). Designed by Haworth Tompkins architects, the Everyman beat off competition from the LSE's student centre in Aldwych, the Shard, …

Dress the World

Arts Council England announces changes to its Artistic Assessment programme

Arts Council England’s Artistic Assessment programme is changing to include the increased portfolio of Major …

Family Arts Festival returns with a bumper selection of events

Last year the inaugural Family Arts Festival hosted over 2,000 events across the UK attracting …

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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Manchester

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

The Hive
49 Lever Street
M1 1FN

53.48349, -2.231

Dewsbury

21 Bond Street
Dewsbury
WF13 1AX

53.691662, -1.62998

Newcastle

Central Square
Forth Street, Newcastle
NE1 3PJ

54.967579, -1.61316

Press and media

For press and media enquiries contact:

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

Julie Leather
Senior Manager, Advocacy and Communications 
Phone: 0161 934 4464

Fiona Davidson
Communications Officer
Phone: 0161 934 4442



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