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The South East is well known for its art and culture. It has world-class collections and is home to some of England’s most exciting and ambitious art and cultural organisations.
Encompassing the East of England and South East, the area covers Bedfordshire, Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Cambridgeshire, East Sussex, Essex, Hertfordshire, Kent, Norfolk, Oxfordshire, Suffolk, Surrey and West Sussex and is home to 69 National Portfolio Organisations and four Major Partner Museums, including three Bridge organisations. Total investment in these programmes for 2015–18 stands at £103.5 million. We also invest in artists and art organisations in the South East through Grants for the Arts, our open access funding programme for art activities.
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Explore our work in the South East
bOing! returns to Kent this August for its third instalment, boasting two days packed with great arts activities for all the family – including three world premieres, a co-commission and the exciting ART31 stage.
Rapademic 100 returns to Cambridge Junction on 28 July 2016, showcasing some of the city’s finest up and coming urban talent.
140 projects will collectively receive a total of £17.5 million investment to help attract more private giving
The East and South East of England are bursting with artistic talent. And now some of that talent is heading to international shores thanks to the latest round of funding from two of the Arts Council’s internationally focused programmes.
They might be separated by about 100 miles, but Cambridge and Reading both have at least one thing in common – a belief that the arts play an important role in our sense of identity and place.
Dance Consortium is bringing one of Americas’ most popular dance companies to cities across England.