Peterborough Cultural Alliance (PCA) is celebrating a grant award of over half a million pounds from Arts Council England, which will make a significant impact in delivering Peterborough’s Cultural Strategy and put Peterborough firmly on the cultural map.

This significant funding will help grow the cultural infrastructure, ensuring stable growth; bring Peterborough together by galvanising arts, culture and heritage programmes, and build a cultural plan, fit for our dynamic and growing city, reflecting its rich diversity and potential.

By receiving this Place Partnership Fund grants award, Peterborough Cultural Alliance has proved it has met the very high standards of Arts Council England and is being trusted to deliver lasting change for Peterborough. Working closely with Peterborough City Council and other partner organisations, the PCA aims to build cultural and civic pride, uniting our communities and transforming the cultural landscape of the city.

Sughra Ahmed, Director of Peterborough Cultural Alliance says, “This award marks a significant step in our commitment and investment in Peterborough’s cultural capital. We are very grateful to Arts Council England for this voice of immense confidence in us. It will help us grow as an organisation, hold important conversations that turn into positive action, in the hope that all of our cultural voices are being heard and grow into authentic reflections of this growing and dynamic city. This funding will impact us all – we value all of our communities. This is our home – we all bring our culture to the city which makes us who we are.”

A representative from Arts Council England says, "We're thrilled to be able to award the Peterborough Cultural Alliance with this substantial grant from our Place Partnership Fund grants programme, made possible by players of the National Lottery. This is an exciting project that will galvanise the local arts and creative sectors and bring about key strategic partnerships. We look forward to the creative and cultural opportunities that will come about in Peterborough as a result of this funding."

Click here to find out more about the Peterborough Cultural Strategy