Hidden Britain doesn't work in isolation, we have strong partnerships with may organisations and bodies that help us effectively deliver our services and make a real difference to rural communities. Hidden Britain would like to thank all of the below partners for their continued support.
SERCC is the umbrella organisation of the eight Rural Community Councils across the South East. RCCs are independent, county-based, rural community development charities, providing support and advice to rural community organisations and individuals. They are the major rural VCS stakeholder in a range of local, regional and national funding and support initiatives in the delivery of public services. They also provide infrastructure support to rural voluntary and community groups in both generic and specialist arenas.
SEEDA funds the Hidden Britqain project through the Rural Development Programme for England, Europe investing in Rural Areas.SEEDA is the South East England Regional Development Agency, and is responsible for the sustainable economic development and regeneration of the South East of England - the driving force of the UK's economy.
Tourism South East is the regional body dedicated to fostering tourism growth and innovation in the region; a partnership of industry with regional and local government.
VisitEngland is the strategic leadership body representing the public and private sector stakeholders of English Tourism. It works in partnership with VisitBritain, the Regional Development Agencies and local authorities, and the private sector, creating a national tourism strategy, optimising marketing investment, and developing the visitor experience across England.
Action for Market Towns (AMT) is a national membership group that provides small towns, local authorities and others with; information and advice, examples of best practice and national representation.
The South Downs COLLABOR8 project is part of a transnational European project that aims to contribute to the economic prosperity, sustainability & cultural identity. This is done by forming & supporting new clusters in the cultural, creative, countryside, recreation, local food, & hospitality sectors using uniqueness of place as a binding force & overcoming barriers to regional & transnational collaboration.