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First World War Centenary: ACE announce new funding programme

Arts Council England will invest £5 million of Lottery funding into 14-18 Now, the First World War Centenary cultural programme. It will fund special commissions by leading artists from Britain and around the world as part of the UK’s official centenary commemorations.

14-18 Now will co-commission artist-led creations, events and activities across a range of art forms. The programme aims to engage communities all over the UK, with a particular focus on young people. It will also be seeking collaborations and partnerships with the many countries all over the world that took part in the First World War.