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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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Four organisations across England will receive a total of £2.3m from our Ambition for Excellence programme in the latest round
We’re investing £4.6 million to help embed diversity within England’s arts and cultural sector, from its senior leadership to the artistic work being produced.
Members of a unique orchestra for people in recovery from addiction are preparing for their next performance as part of Recovery Month, this September.
In a wonderful celebration of diversity, sport and the arts this September, Stoke Mandeville Stadium will host a Paralympic Flame Lighting Ceremony– the only one to be held outside of the host nation.
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.