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. Visit friends and family abroad

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

  2. Public lending right: how it applies

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

  3. Research and statistics guidance

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

  4. 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

  5. CASE programme local tools: Sport and Culture and Heritage

    These tools provide data to help local authorities' planning Read more