Herefordshire's Hidden Gems

Go & See

Funding research trips to pioneering arts and heritage sites around the UK

My Place

Funding artwork & art activity that celebrates Herefordshire places

Hidden Gems

Raising the profile of Herefordshire's hidden heritage

Civic Fabric

Resources from Herefordshire's first national culture conference. June 2018

The Herefordshire's a Great Place project


Herefordshire's a Great Place is an ambitious cultural development project that runs until 2020.

Through grant funding, research, events, a website (launching Autumn 2018), new partnerships and collaborations, Herefordshire's a Great Place is working to put culture at the heart of everyday lives. 

The project wants to empower communities to get more involved in arts and heritage, and paint a better picture of how the arts, heritage and creatively boosts the local economy and improves our health and wellbeing.

On this webite you'll find infomation about the Great Place grant schemes: Hidden Gems, My Place and Go & See Bursaries.


WHo's behind the project?

Herefordshire's a Great Place is being delivered by the Rural Media Charity on behalf of the Herefordshire Cultural Partnership.


who's funding it?

Great Place is co-funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund and Arts Council England with support from Historic England. Support also comes from Herefordshire Council, the Elmley Foundation, EF Bulmer Benevolent Fund, the Becket Bulmer Fund, and Friends of Herefordshire Museums & Arts


Where do I find out more? | 01432 344039


Supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund, Arts Council England and Historic England. With thanks to National Lottery players.

For more information on the 16 Great Place Schemes taking place around England, visit