Arts Council England, East

Arts Council England is the national development agency for the arts. It is investing £2 billion of public funds in the arts in England, including funding from the National Lottery, through to 2006.  The organisation has a national office and nine regional offices.

Our core purpose at Arts Council England, East is to generate growth in resources and raise ambition for the arts and creative industries in East England. We have raised ambitions and focused on strategic development to reposition the region’s role and reputation for the arts.
Our agenda will make East England the hotbed of creative talent, playing a leading role in the arts both nationally and internationally. We have initiatives in place that are competing in a world-class arena but that are at the heart of our local communities.

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