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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

Illustration of building to be renovated

Organisations in the south west awarded £1.25 million from the Arts Council’s Capital funding programme

Five organisations in the south west have been awarded a total of £1,255,483 towards developing the sustainability and resilience of their buildings in the third round of our small scale Capital funding programme.  

Image of Brass Band players

Internationally renowned Brass Band funded to deliver multi-arts proms in Gloucestershire

Lydbrook Brass Band in the heart of the Forest of Dean has been awarded £14,966 …

Three students discuss an illustration

Cheltenham Festivals First Story inspires creative writing for Gloucestershire students

Students at three secondary schools in Gloucestershire have been taking part in a unique creative …

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

Contact us

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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