Borderlines programme is gaining national attention for its work in the community
Welcome to the North.
The North is well known for its cultural heritage. It has world-class collections and architecture and is home to some of England’s most exciting and ambitious art and cultural organisations.
Diversity and Creative Case NORTH
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Encompassing the North East, North West and Yorkshire, the North is home to 186 National Portfolio Organisations and eight Major Partner Museums, including three Bridge organisations. Total investment in these programmes for 2015–18 stands at £239.8 million.
We also invest in artists and art organisations in the North through Grants for the Arts, our open-access funding programme for art activities.
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Latest news from the North
Four galleries attract more family visitors
Bradford-born Kamal Kaan’s play Breaking Up with Bradford will be broadcast on BBC Radio 4 on Thursday 17 August.
The Piece Hall reopens in Halifax's new cultural quarter
Increased investment in arts and culture in the North means more places and people in the area will benefit
Arts Council funding supporting activity in the North's public libraries which benefits disadvantaged people and places
As Hull enters its 100th day as UK City of Culture, Pete Stones shares how it feels to have the world watching your hometown