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Arts and Culture Insurance

With over 130 years’ experience and close working relationships with key heritage organisations, we have developed a product specifically for organisations that provide a platform for the enjoyment of the arts, social activities and traditions. 

Experience. The difference.

Consistently voted the best insurer for heritage by brokers1, Ecclesiastical is passionate about protecting organisations that have a link to heritage and ensuring they have the advice and support they need. 

Our services can include:

  • Specialist expertise in underwriting, valuations and risk management
  • Risk management surveys carried out by surveyors who understand the complexities of heritage and cultural properties, at no extra cost2
  • Industry experts and art historians who have experience in both underwriting and claims
  • Dedicated in-house claims specialists, who have made 98% of customers very or extremely satisfied3
  • Access to helplines for risk advice, legal services, Public Relations (PR) crisis assistance and counselling.

Our Arts and Culture insurance cover can be tailored to meet the individual needs of your arts and culture clients, and can include: 

  • Buildings and contents on an ‘all risks’ basis
  • Public and employers liability
  • Trustee and management liability
  • Reputational risk
  • Business interruption cover including loss of attraction, ticketing suppliers and prevention of access
  • Comprehensive legal expenses cover including planning application refusal appeals
  • Loss of licence including care, education, wedding and premises
  • Property stored elsewhere or at an external exhibition
  • Essential theatrical property including safety curtains, sound systems and lighting
  • European tour cover
  • Musical instruments and cameras
  • Theatre work in progress
  • Fine art.

Get in touch to speak to one of our specialists

1FWD broker opinion survey 2007-2016 
2Terms and conditions apply
3Ecclesiastical claims satisfaction survey 2016.
Ecclesiastical Insurance Group plc (EIG) Reg No 1718196. Ecclesiastical Insurance Office plc (EIO) Reg No 24869. Ecclesiastical Life Ltd (ELL) Reg No 243111. Ecclesiastical Financial Advisory Services Ltd (EFAS) Reg No 2046087. Ecclesiastical Underwriting Management Ltd (EUML) Reg No 2368571. E.I.O. Trustees Ltd Reg No 941199. EdenTree Investment Management Ltd (EIM) Reg No 2519319. All companies are registered in England at Beaufort House, Brunswick Road, Gloucester GL1 1JZ. EIO and ELL are authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority. Firm Reference Number 113848 (EIO) and 110318 (ELL). EFAS and EIM are authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. Firm Reference Number 126123 (EFAS) and 527473 (EIM). EUML is an appointed representative of EIO who is authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority. Firm Reference Number 402228.