The arts can help individuals and communities by bringing people together and removing social barriers. The UK government is working to support the arts community to give access to all, improve wellbeing in the UK and boost the UK’s economy.

Detailed guides

  1. How to challenge our decision to schedule or not to schedule a monument

    You have 28 days after the scheduling decision notification in which to challenge the decision. Read more

  2. Visit friends and family abroad

    How to stay safe when travelling to and staying in a familiar overseas destination. Read more

  3. Public lending right: how it applies

    How sample data is collected from libraries to calculate public lending right payments Read more

  4. Research and statistics guidance

    The approach taken by DCMS when preparing and publishing statistics, including for tourism. Read more

  5. CASE programme

    CASE is a joint programme of strategic research led by DCMS in collaboration with Arts Council England, English Heritage and Sport England. Read more