Arts Organisations in the Best of the Web UK Directory

Arts Organisations

The 360° Trust

Not for profit social enterprise, dedicated to providing practical support to all in the contemporary arts and creative industries.

Action for Children's Arts

Charity which works to promote arts and cultural experiences for children. Includes information on their work and how to join. childrensarts

Alternative Arts

Pioneering arts organisation providing development programs for new and budding artists.

Art UK

Small charity which works with thousands of public collections, the BBC and other organisations to showcase the art the UK owns for enjoyment, learning and research.

Arts Alive

Aims to promote professional arts in local communities. Site offers a brief history of the organization along with events list and resources.

The Arts Club

A private members' club for people involved in the creative arts; includes details of membership, facilities, events, and menus, with a history and contacts.

The Arts Society

Arts-based society serves as a network for decorative and fine arts societies in the UK area.

The Arts Society West Mercia Area

There are currently 21 Societies covering South Wales, Herefordshire, Worcestershire and Gloucestershire.


Images of artists, with artworks and photos, and an overview of the information service for artists. artsadm


Arts development organisation that promotes appreciation for and active participation in ethnic arts and heritage in Northern Ireland; includes details of their events and festivals, with a guide to their outreach and support for artists and community groups.


Artsmark is Arts Council England’s flagship programme to enable schools and other organisations to evaluate, strengthen and celebrate their arts and cultural provision.


National Youth Arts Development Agency and a registered charity supported by Arts Council England, committed to transforming the lives of children and young people through arts and cultural practice.

British Association for Performing Arts Medicine

Delivers specialist clinical and preventive health support for musicians, actors, dancers and all performers. Includes a library of resources, a directory of practitioners, news, events, and contacts.

Cultural Learning Alliance

Aims to ensure that all children and young people have meaningful access to culture despite economic restraints.

Directors Guild Trust and the Directors Guild of Great Britain

An organisation and craft guild for directors across all media – film, opera, radio, television, theatre, animation and multimedia. Includes information about membership and benefits, events, training, publications, and contacts.

Free Form

Contains information on the organisation’s development programs and services. News and events list provided.

Free Painters and Sculptures

Artist lead not-for-profit organisation and charity that supports and promotes artists to develop their work on their own terms.


The cultural development agency for the Highlands and Islands of Scotland provides a comprehensive guide to arts and entertainment in the area.

The Hub

Research and consultancy group dedicated to the arts and creative enterprise. Site provides information on programs and services.

Impact Arts

National community arts charity and social enterprise that helps people change their lives through creativity and the arts. impact_arts

Irish Arts Foundation

Formed to celebrate and raise the profile of the music and arts of Ireland; information about their projects, events, educational programme, and the annual Leeds Gathering.

Kingswood Foundation

Organisation established to inspire young people through art-based projects.

Live Art Development Agency

Offers resources, opportunities, projects and publishing for the support and development of live art practices and critical discourses. thisisliveart

NADFAS Scotland and Northern Ireland Area

Works to advance decorative and fine arts education and appreciation, alongside promoting the preservation of artistic heritage.

PANDA - Performing Arts Network & Development Agency

Supports and nurtures performing arts companies and individuals in the North West; provides details of events, programmes and projects, resources, and contacts.

Society for All Artists

Overview of the organisation with membership information and program details. Forum for discussions also presented.

UK Coloured Pencil Society

Information and overview of the society with details on exhibits and competitions.

Wales Arts International

Fosters understanding pertaining to Welsh contemporary arts. Site provides information on projects and funding programs.

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