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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

The South West has 81 National portfolio organisations, including one Bridge organisation, with an investment of £59.6million.  The South West has three Major partner museums with an investment of £9.3 million.  Total 2015-18 investment in these programmes in the South West is £69.1 million.

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

Latest news

News from the area

Hamworthy Library in Poole

Libraries across south west alive for National day of celebration

From St. Ives to Southampton and Weymouth to Winterbourne, local libraries across the south west will be a hive of activity this Saturday 6 February in celebration of National Libraries Day.     

Artsreach's retiring Director Ian Scott and new Director Caroline Corfe

Changing faces in the south west

Three National Portfolio Organisations in the south west will be introducing new Directors in the …

The Odyssey, Mark Bruce Company, 2016

Extraordinary dance theatre show based on Homer epic tours the south west

Multi award winning Mark Bruce Company brings a remarkable adaptation of Homer's classic The Odyssey …

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.

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 …

Front page of Here and now

Here and now

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

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Press and media

For press and media enquiries only 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

Duty Press officer  (out of hours contact) Tel: 07595 091334



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