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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

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Young south west dancers chosen for prestigious national dance event on home ground

Three dance companies in the south west have been selected to perform at U.Dance 2015, the national festival that celebrates and showcases the very best youth dance work from across the country.     

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Writing project celebrates rich literary heritage of south west

Writing Places is an inspiring new project set up by two literature organisations working in …

Fairy House by Hetty, Yr 2

Celebrating the hands-on approach at the Devon Guild of Craftsmen

An exhibition showcasing some of the lively and imaginative pieces produced by participants in workshops …

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.

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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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Thomas Lane, Bristol
BS1 6JG

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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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