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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

Two school children reading together

Fantastical Feats inspires children across the south west to read

A fun digital game combining dance, stories, illustration, animation and film will be exciting children about reading this summer as part of the much loved Summer Reading Challenge.     

A Circle in Antarctica, 2012

TIME AND SPACE: Richard Long exhibition opens at Arnolfini

A major new solo exhibition TIME AND SPACE by celebrated artist Richard Long opens at …

Girls from Sherborne School playing in Reception at Yeovil District Hospital

Grants for the arts award brings live music to hospitals in Yeovil and Dorchester

Patients in Yeovil and Dorchester are set to benefit from an exciting new project that …

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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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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