What we do

The Department for Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS) is here to help make Britain the world’s most creative and exciting place to live, visit and do business. We protect and promote our cultural and artistic heritage and help businesses and communities to grow by investing in innovation and highlighting Britain as a fantastic place to visit. Alongside this, we protect our deeply held beliefs in freedom and equality. We help to give the UK a unique advantage in the global race for economic success.

DCMS is a ministerial department, supported by 43 agencies and public bodies.

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Our policies

  1. Creating a fairer and more equal society

    Improving equality and reducing discrimination and disadvantage for all at work, in public and political life, and in people’s life chances.

  2. Creating a lasting legacy from the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games

    Making sure the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games continue to benefit the whole country for many years.

  3. Getting more people playing sport

    We're helping people play sport from an early age and encouraging them to keep playing sport throughout their lives.

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Our management

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Main office address

Department for Culture, Media & Sport
100 Parliament Street
London

SW1A 2BQ

Press Office

Government Art Collection

179a Tottenham Court Rd
London
W1T 7PA

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