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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.

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News from the area

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A voyage of fear promised as The Spooky Ship docks in Bristol for Halloween

A spine-chilling collaboration between two of Bristol's oldest and most iconic cultural landmarks will see Brunel's ss Great Britain brought eerily to life by members of National portfolio organisation Bristol Old Vic's Made in Bristol company in a Halloween night of hair-raising surprises.

Young people in Portsmouth Guildhall watching on-stage presentation from music industry leaders

Portsmouth Cultural Trust launch new partnership with the Southern Co-Operative

The Portsmouth Cultural Trust have announced a new partnership with The Southern Co-operative that will …

Smeaton Tower at sunset

Plymouth’s Three Towns Centenary Celebrations lit up by Lottery Award

The 100th anniversary of the amalgamation of the Three Towns of Plymouth, East Stonehouse and …

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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