High Street Culture

Find out about our four-year programme of cultural activity across England, continuing until 2024.

Historic England is leading the High Street Cultural Programme in partnership with National Lottery Heritage Fund and the Arts Council England as part of the High Streets Heritage Action Zones initiative funded by the Department of Digital, Culture, Media and Sport. 

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Photography and outdoor arts commissions 2021–2024

  • 'Round Here

    Musical reflections of local heritage in six High Street Heritage Action Zone communities.

  • Picturing High Streets

    A three-year project commissioned by Historic England and led by Photoworks.

  • Hi! Street Fest

    In summer 2023, more than 60,000 people came together for a series of community-led street parties and carnivals celebrating England’s high streets.

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Supported by

HM Government
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Arts Council