England, North: delegate decisions February 2022
Hadrian and Antinous – a gay love story
Applicant: Curious Arts
Project Description: Helps the LGBTQ+ community connect to Roman history and the Hadrian's Wall 1900 celebrations.
Decision: Award Grant of £8,930 (93.7%)
Wheels Keep Turning
Applicant: Vale Mill Trust
Project Description: This resilience-focused project will support Vale Mill Trust in its ambition to make Path Head Watermill, in Blaydon, Gateshead, a more inclusive visitor attraction and community resource. The project will remove barriers to visitors and volunteers and help the local community recover from the effects of the pandemic.
Decision: Award Grant of £40,750 (100%)
Revival – Back to Life
Applicant: Parochial Church Council Of The Ecclesiastical Parish Of The Most Holy And Undivided Trinity, Hull
Project Description: To unite the conservation of three heritage assets with a comprehensive plan for public engagement in a new visitor centre, The Trinity Rooms, funded by National Highways.
Decision: Award Grant of £24,8117 (88.99%)
Looking back to move forward – A Journey of Autism
Applicant: Awesometistic CIC
Project Description: To focus on the heritage of individual and community experiences of living and overcoming constraints of autism. Giving people with autism (lived experience) the opportunity to tell their stories is the best way to break down barriers, reduce discrimination and engage people with heritage activities.
Decision: Award Grant of £45,000 (100%)
The Watkin Society
Applicant: The Watkin Society
Project Description: To tell the story of Edward and Absalom Watkin, their place in Victorian Britain and their impact today.
Decision: Award Grant of £9,970 (100%)
Chat Moss Heritage Partnership – First Steps
Applicant: Hamilton Davies Trust
Project Description: To develop the next steps in realising the Chat Moss vision as a major heritage, leisure and ecological opportunity. This will be through engaging with partners and developing a feasibility report, with tangible recommendations and engaging with local communities.
Decision: Award Grant of £10,000 (33.33%)
People's History of Morpeth: Revealing and Preserving the Wealth of Information in the Archives of its Schools
Applicant: KING EDWARD VI SCHOOL FOUNDATION
Project Description: Focus on the history of two important Northumberland schools – Morpeth Boys and Girls Grammar Schools. Records of both together with records of their successor school – King Edward VI School – are held by the latter.
'Good Works' The Heritage of Charitable Making in Bradford, 1880s to current day
Applicant: Hive Bradford
Project Description: To explore the heritage of charitable making and its resonance today within the District of Bradford.
Cornfield Flowers Project – Reaching communities
Applicant: Next Steps Mental Health Resource Centre
Project Description: The project uses previously funded Cornfield Flowers Project (CFP) model to engage new audiences and improve volunteer employment potential.
Applicant: A Quiet Word
Project Description: The project, rooted in the 150 year history of Roundhay Park, will comprise activity combining research into documented history from the 19th and early 20th centuries with archive media and oral accounts from later 20th and 21st centuries.
Decision: Award Grant of £20,650 (100%)
Hull Afghan society
Applicant: Hull Afghan society
Project Description: To create a community school for the Afghan society to bring together the Afghan community, where they will share the Afghan tradition and culture with other communities.
Decision: Award Grant of £9,996 (100%)
Salford Music Map
Applicant: Dig Media Ltd
Project Description: Salford Music Map is an interactive physical and digital trail around Salford's iconic musical heritage locations. As a mobile app, it features Augmented Reality (AR) with interactive moving images, local sounds and storytelling, showcasing the city's past and present musical heroes and locations.
Thornhill Mining memorial Wheel
Applicant: Thornhill Mining Memorial Group
Project Description: The project will create a memorial in Rectory Park, Dewsbury, West Yorkshire, to commemorate the mining disaster at The Combs Colliery in 1893.
Linacre Community Centre Refurbishment
Applicant: Conquer Life CIC
Project Description: To involve volunteers, including children and young people, in carrying out repairs and refurbishment of the historic Linacre pub. The building will become a community hub offering free services and clubs for young people. Whilst reference is made to sharing stories and connecting young people with heritage, there are no specific heritage related activities involved.
Cricket and Culture
Applicant: Omnis Circumvado C.I.C
Project Description: To deliver adaptive sports sessions for ethnically diverse communities with complex needs. Through these sessions, OC hopes to ‘stir memories’ and will produce written stories that will be available online and in the Leeds West Indian Centre.
St James' Nunburnholme: Fit for the Future
Applicant: Nunburnholme Parochial Church Council
Project Description: For survey work and a consultation with the local community in preparation for capital work and engagement activities at St James' Church in Nunburnholme, East Riding of Yorkshire.
Sheffield's Forgotten Food Heritage
Applicant: Dungworth Bradfield and District Heritage Group
Project Description: Focusing on the food heritage of Sheffield. Participants and volunteers will undertake research and training, collate archive materials and record the stories and memories of Sheffield's food producers and their workers.
Preservation and upgrade to south porch and Church entry
Applicant: NORTHWICH PAROCHIAL CHURCH COUNCIL ST HELEN, WITTON
Project Description: To repair and refurbish the south porch entrance to St Helen's Church in Northwhich, Cheshire with the aim of preserving the building and making the entrance more welcoming.
St Mary's Church, Ennerdale, Historical Church Wall Restoration
Applicant: Lamplugh with Ennerdale PCC
Project Description: To reconstruct a retaining wall around the historic church of St Marys, Ennerdale in the Lake District.