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Our South West office covers the counties of Devon, Dorset, Gloucestershire, Hampshire and Somerset, and the unitary authorities of Bath & North East Somerset, Bournemouth, Bristol, Cornwall & the Isles of Scilly, Isle of Wight, North Somerset, Plymouth, Poole, Portsmouth, South Gloucestershire, Southampton, Swindon, Torbay and Wiltshire.

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National portfolio funding

To see a list of National portfolio organisations in the South West, browse our interactive map.

Latest news

News from the area

Grass Men by Ashley Peevor for Bristol Biennial 2014

Artist-led festival of visual arts graces the streets of Bristol

From 12 to 21 September the everyday spaces of Bristol will be overtaken by more than 40 artists, with artworks installed, performed and exhibited in unusual, outdoor and cultural locations.

Prema Arts Centre

Capital award for Prema in Gloucestershire is ‘massive boost’

National portfolio organisation Prema Arts Centre in Uley, Gloucestershire has been awarded £216,146 through the …

Artist Alistair Gentry, b-Side 2014

Be dazzled in Dorset with festival fever this September

Three significant festivals take place in Dorset this September, bringing thousands of visitors to the …

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 Here and now

Here and now

During the past four years, a number of surveys, audits and studies have reviewed Disability …

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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Regularly funded organisations

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Third Floor, St Thomas Court
Thomas Lane, Bristol

51.45153, -2.58902

Press and media

For press and media enquiries contact:

 (out of hours contact)
Senior Officer, Advocacy and Communications
Office: 0117 989 7777   Mobile: 07989 430881

Lucy Williams 
Officer, Advocacy and Communications
Office: 0117 989 7754   Mobile: 07872 416685



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