Our building is currently closed – we plan to reopen on 17 May 2021.

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Thank you

As a charity, we rely on the support from our valued funders, sponsors and donors to help keep Firstsite fantastic, fun and free. We’d like to thank every one of our supporters for their continued generosity. If you would like to become a supporter of Firstsite, please contact info@firstsite.uk.

Key Funders

Arts Council England
Colchester Borough Council
Coode-Adams Firstsite Trust
Essex County Council
Plus Tate

Current Project Funders

Arts Council Collection
Hervey Benham Trust
Essex Community Foundation
Henry Moore Foundation
The Ampersand Foundation
The National Lottery Heritage Fund
Art Fund

We would also like to thank those who wish to remain anonymous.

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Welcome area at Firstsite. 'Big Hello' (2018) Peter Liversidge. Photo by Jayne Lloyd.

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