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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

Exterior of The Roses Theatre

Capital award supports refurbishment of Roses Theatre in partnership project with Tewkesbury Borough Council

The Roses Theatre in Tewkesbury has been awarded £250,000 from our National Lottery funded Capital scheme to refurbish and enhance their 40 year old building and make it fully accessible.

Jubilee IV by Lynn Chadwick RA

100 pieces of contemporary sculpture by 61 artists at Gloucester Cathedral for Crucible2

A major exhibition of contemporary sculpture at Gloucester Cathedral is expecting to draw in hundreds …

Man suspended horizontally between pillars

Expecting the Unexpected in Exeter

Amazement and mayhem are promised on the streets of Exeter this August as Unexpected 2014 …

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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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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