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Cultural Funding Event - Essex County Council and Arts Council England

  • Towngate Theatre Towngate Theatre, St Martins Square Basildon, SS14 1DL (map)

TFEA is really excited to be presenting at this event! with information about our work and projects.

Organised by the Essex County Council Cultural Development team, the event is open to individual artists and organisations working across all art forms who are looking to submit an application to one of ACE’s grants schemes. Arts Council England will be giving a presentation on their new set of funding programmes and the session will provide an overview of the different opportunities available for artists and creative practitioners who are looking to submit an application.

Essex County Councils cultural development team will give an overview of the recently launched Cultural Strategic Fund and Culture in Essex Small Grants whilst the Essex Cultural Diversity Project will talk about their new opportunities in Basildon through their artist commissioning programme. As well as this The Foundation for Essex Arts will give an overview of their work. 

After the presentations there will be a networking lunch.

Event details are:

10:00-10:30: Arrival and coffee

10:30-12:30: Presentations from Arts Council England, Essex County Council Cultural Development, Essex Cultural Diversity Project and The Foundation of Essex Arts including general Q&A at the end.

12:30-1:30: Lunch and networking

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The Towngate Theatre is fully accessible to people with disabilities, if you require information on accessibility please contact the team on

Look forward to seeing you there!

Earlier Event: April 19
Poetry In Commotion XV - Grant Tarbard
Later Event: July 1
Sensation of Place Exhibition