We invest in projects the length and breadth of England to help us achieve our mission of great art and culture for everyone. Browse our case studies and get the story behind some of our funded projects below.
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24 October 2016 / Case study
Supported by our funding, Nottingham Playhouse created a touring micro-theatre to make plays more enjoyable for autistic young people.
18 October 2016 / Case study
Motionhouse’s energetic outdoor dance performances are bringing high-quality art to more places in England.
08 September 2016 / Case study
Artist Mark Ware has been investigating how art can make us feel better with support from the Arts Council
14 July 2016 / Case study
Artistic and creative events have got more than 1,900 people visiting libraries in Warwickshire.
30 June 2016 / Case study
In the South West, almost one-third of the population live in rural settlements and there are more people living in villages, hamlets and isolated dwellings than in any other English region – almost one in five of the region’s total population. Many rural communities face particular challenges – social, geographic, economic – that mean people have very limited access to professional work. Touring is fundamental to opening up these opportunities and National portfolio organisation AIR in G runs the rural touring scheme in Gloucestershire.
13 May 2016 / Case study
How arts and culture supports people with dementia across the south west
02 May 2016 / Case study
Following a major piece of research and analysis of its local communities, Derby Theatre put a new plan in place to get more people enjoying its productions.
22 April 2016 / Case study
Arts and culture are often the lifeblood of the local community and one of the strongest examples of this is National portfolio organisation Prema Arts Centre
13 April 2016 / Case study
Supported by our funding, The Spark Arts in Leicester is getting children and their families enjoying theatre at local libraries.
11 April 2016 / Case study
Supported by our funding, Baby People gives young people who struggle in mainstream education the chance to pursue their passion and talent for music. Watch how its work is making a difference.