Supporting the cultural sector to be digitally innovative

How can we help you?

Connecting artists with diverse audiences on air and online

Commissioning, mentoring and advising on digital projects and strategy

Helping to make creative content more accessible online

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Louise Orwin holding a mobile phone and melting ice cream against a cloudy sky. Famehungry

An interactive TikTok Live show investigating the attention economy and the suspicion that social media is distracting us from the apocalypse.

Four of the female guests from the Black Writers After Hours podcast, against a red background. Black Writers: After Hours

In commonword/cultureword’s podcast, Black Writers: After Hours, host Radhaika Kapur uncovers the backstories, creative habits, and outlets of key Global Majority writers.

Examples of Wearing Antarctica Tik Tok filters Wearing Antarctica

Wearing Antarctica is a project by The UK Antarctic Heritage Trust that explores 6 eras of polar exploration via digital interactive experiences about clothing and human stories on the white continent.

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About us

Welcome to The Space. We help the arts, culture and heritage sector to engage audiences using digital and broadcast content and platforms.

As an independent not-for-profit organisation, our role is to fund the creation of new digital cultural content and provide free training, mentoring and online resources for organisations, artists and creative practitioners.

We are funded by a range of national and regional agencies, to enable you to build your digital skills, confidence and experience via practical advice and hands-on experience. We can also help you to find ways to make your digital content accessible to new and more diverse audiences.

We also offer a low-cost consultancy service for organisations who want to develop their digital cultural content strategy.

Funding information

We provide a range of opportunities for the UK arts and culture sector. We’ll be announcing information regarding the 2023 commissioning round during the Spring.