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Our South East Area covers Bedfordshire, Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Cambridgeshire, East Sussex, Essex, Hertfordshire, Kent, Norfolk, Oxfordshire, Suffolk, Surrey and West Sussex.

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National portfolio funding

Browse our interactive map to view National portfolio organisations in the South East Area.

Latest news

News from the area

The Gulbenkian's ART31 for children and young people

Arts Council England announces investment plans for 2015-18 in the South East

On 1st July the Arts Council announced its investment in National portfolio and Major partner museums programmes for 2015-18, outlining the arts organisations and museums we will fund for three years as the core of our local, regional and national arts and culture infrastructure.    

Metal's award winning garden design for RHS Hampton Court Flower Show

Metal wins gold for garden design at RHS Hampton Court Flower Show

A new collaboration between Arts Council England NPO Metal (Peterborough), local garden designer Jeni Cairns …

Museums at Night at The Polar Museum

Museums at Night 2014 returns for another year of ‘after dark’ events in the South East

Across three exciting nights in May (15-17), we will all have the chance to venture …

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.

Front page of Escalator East to Edinburgh 2011

Escalator East to Edinburgh 2011

A brochure detailing all the artists and companies from the East of England performing at Edinburgh …

Front page of Bigger Thinking for Smaller Cities

Bigger Thinking for Smaller Cities

Regional Cities East, an alliance of six smaller cities in the East of England, in …

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  • Fax: 0870 242 1257
  • Textphone: 01273 710659

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52.188229, 0.13102


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52.188229, 0.13102

Press and media

For press and media enquiries contact:

Natalie Jones
(South East Area out of hours contact)
Area Senior Manager, Advocacy & Communications
Phone: 020 7973 5308
Mobile: 07850 910 430

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

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