Bridport Arts Centre is celebrating after learning that an application for funding was successful.

The venue will receive funding for 2015 to 2018 from the Arts Council England National Portfolio.

Director, Polly Gifford said: “In our 40th anniversary year, this award is a strong endorsement of the Arts Centre’s work locally and regionally and confirms our position as an important part of the cultural landscape in Dorset and the South West.”