Between 2003 and 2006 Arts Council England will invest £2 billion of public funds in the arts in England, including funding from the National Lottery.
The Arts Council England believe in the transforming power of the arts – power to change the lives of people throughout the country. Their ambition is to place the arts at the heart of national life, reflecting the country’s rich and diverse cultural identity as only the arts can. The Arts Council want people throughout England to experience arts activities of the highest quality. They believe that access to the arts goes hand in hand with excellence.
Jemima Lee is a drama officer at Arts Council England. She is extremely helpful and supportive and wants to stress that a lot more information can be made available by contacting the Arts Council England directly than can be posted here. Jemima can be reached on her direct line at 020 7608 4127.
The Arts Council England want to promote the arts in this country so if you have an idea and you want advice or funding get in touch!
Arts Council England Funding
Arts Council England is the national development agency for the arts. Our ambitions for the next three years are set out in our publication, Ambitions for the Arts. We support contemporary interdisciplinary practices in London, including Live Art, Carnival and Circus.
Details of our new, simplified, funding programmes for individuals, organisations and national touring are set out in our Grants for the Arts leaflet. These are open to applications from 1 April, with a single application form and set of guidelines. There are no deadlines; you can apply at any time from 1 April 2003.
To obtain a copy of Grants for the Arts, Ambitions for the Arts, or our application pack and guidance notes, please visit www.artscouncil.org.uk. Alternatively, you can contact our Grants Enquiry Line on telephone 0845 300 6100, or textphone 020 7973 6564. You can also email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Once you have looked through the information pack and have an idea for a project, you may wish to speak to a Theatre Officer for further information and advice. Please contact myself or Jonny Hey on 020 7608 6153 who will then be able to put you through to an appropriate officer for your project.
The People’s Theatre Company
12E High Street