Arts & Business Cymru
Organisation whose work with the arts in Wales concentrates on two main themes – developing income and developing skills
Arts Council England
Website of the national body for the arts in England - champions, develops and invests in artistic and cultural experiences that enrich people's lives.
Arts Council of Northern Ireland
The funding and development agency for the arts in Northern Ireland.
Arts & Humanities Research Council
The Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) funds world-class, independent researchers in a wide range of subjects from history and archaeology to philosophy and languages. It also funds more contemporary research, including the design and effectiveness of digital content and the impact of artificial intelligence.
British Arts Festivals Association
The British Arts Festivals Association (BAFA) is the leading network and development agency for UK arts festivals and its membership includes a broad variety of organisations across the UK of all types and sizes, ranging from the BBC Proms to Ventnor Fringe Festival, St Andrews Voices to Between The Trees. BAFA is working to support its members and the arts festivals sector during the current pandemic through direct support, facilitating member interaction, online webinars and meetings.
British Association of Friends of Museums
British Association of Friends of Museums helps, encourages, informs and advises friends, supporters and volunteers of museums, galleries and other cultural organisations in all sections of the UK heritage. It supports local Friends’ groups, keeps them informed about items of benefit and provides a network to help share problems and solutions.
The Crafts Council's goal is to make the UK the best place to make, see, collect and learn about contemporary craft
Creative Scotland is the development body for the arts and creative industries in Scotland. With its headquarters in Edinburgh, it is an executive non-departmental public body of the Scottish Government.
Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport
The Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS) aims to drive growth, enrich lives and promote Britain abroad. It sees to protect and promote the British cultural and artistic heritage and help businesses and communities to grow by investing in innovation and highlighting Britain as a fantastic place to visit.
The Museums Association offers access to a wealth of information, advice and news from its publications and website. It is the largest independent network of museum and gallery professionals in the UK.
National Association of Youth Theatres
The NAYT is an educational charity working with over 1,300 groups and individuals to support the development of young people through excellent youth theatre. It represents and promotes the sector, whilst also offering services of support, training and networking, participation and providing platforms to showcase best practice. It does this nationally, regionally and online.
National Foundation for Youth Music
Youth Music is a national charity investing in music-making projects which support children and young people aged 0-25 to develop personally and socially as well as musically. It works particularly with those who don't get to make music because of who they are, where they live or what they’re going through.
The National Lottery Community Fund
The National Lottery Community Fund is a distributor of National Lottery funding, established as a non-departmental public body by an Act of Parliament.
National Society for Education in Art & Design
NSEAD, established in 1888, is the only trade union, learned society and professional body for art, craft and design educators across the UK. It is a community of art, craft and design teachers, trainee teachers, lecturers, artist teachers, parents, consultants, museum and gallery educators, inspectors, institutions and organisations. NSEAD members come from all phases and sectors and from around the world.
Wales Arts International
WAI enables international work in the arts through collaborations, projects, networks and communication, offering a gateway between the arts of Wales and the world.