ANS acts as an advisory body for artists and organisations, providing help in areas such as finding rehearsal rooms or costume hire to project development and partnerships.
ANS encourages and helps facilitate collaboration between the arts sector, the voluntary sector, commercial organisations and local government, aiming to increase arts activities within the community.
ANS provides funding for local arts projects and offer advice on developing other funding streams.
ANS provides a comprehensive online diary of events and social networking facility, showcasing the breadth of arts activities taking place within the borough.
ANS promotes, organises and supports arts events within the borough.