National Lottery Grants for Heritage: £3,000 - £10,000
Our community history through lived experience in Cam and Dursley
Applicant: GL11 Community Project
Project description: A community focused oral history project linked to increased wellbeing in vulnerable men.
Decision: Award grant of £9,700 (87%)
Connecting with our countryside – “Eric Ravilious: Downland Man”
Applicant: Wiltshire Archaeological and Natural History Society
Project description: Bring a national level art exhibition to a rural community for the first time.
Decision: Award grant of £10,000 (15%)
Protest, pysanky and pechevo
Applicant: Association of Ukrainian Women
Project description: Conserve, catalogue and provide accessibility to the AUW’s archive.
Decision: Award grant of £5,300 (57%)
William Morris and Kelmscott Manor – public events
Applicant: Society of Antiquaries of London
Project description: Three public events to share the Society’s Kelmscott Manor and Society collections with the public.
Decision: Award grant of £9,800 (59%)
The Art of Selling Songs – A Musical Trail
Applicant: Torre Abbey, Torquay
Project description: Create a downloadable audio trail that celebrates the musical heritage of Torbay.
Remembering VE day 75 years on
Applicant: Living Archive
Project description: Facilitate activities for young people to engage with Second World War oral histories and memories from the Living Archive Milton Keynes’ (LAMK) archives.
Decision: Award grant of £9,000 (90%)
Historic Airport 100
Applicant: Carnesky Productions Ltd
Project description: 1-day community festival to explore themes of the airport during World War One, 1920s-1930s air travel, and the Battle of Britain.
Showwomen Archive Project 2020
Applicant: Carnesky Productions Ltd
Project description: Explore the heritage of female entertainers who starred in popular live shows and touring entertainments since the late 19th century.
Decision: Award grant of £10,000 (87%)
Sharing the Heritage of the native dark honey bee of The British Isles
Applicant: The B4 Project
Project description: Conserve and share the heritage of the native dark honey bee and support work to get it formally recognised as a native species and rare breed.
National Lottery Grants for Heritage: £10,000 - £100,000
Rambert School 100
Applicant: Rambert School of Ballet and Contemporary Dance
Project description: Explore and document the history of Rambert School.
Decision: Award Grant of £36,600 (55%)
Moor to Sea – Looe Valley Heritage
Applicant: Looe Development Trust
Project description: Engage local people in the heritage of their valley and build partnerships and capacity among local heritage organisations.
Decision: Award Grant of £53,000 (61%)
Horses and hot air balloons: Reporting the news before the internet
Applicant: The Guardian Foundation
Project description: Use archives to engage pupils with media history, developing their understanding of heritage and the history behind today’s digital news landscape.
Decision: Award grant of £23,800 (100%)
Securing the future for St Mary with Christ Church, Wanstead
Applicant: St Mary the Virgin, Wanstead
Project description: Support the PCC to strengthen their governance and capacity, develop a fundraising strategy and business plan to become more resilient, whilst engaging the community through an expanded activities offer.
Decision: Award grant of £72,500 (91%)
Greenham Uncommon: everything you never knew about Greenham Common Women’s Peace Camp
Applicant: Scary Little Girls Association
Project description: A programme of activities using testimonies of 100 women from Greenham Common Women's Peace Camp.
Decision: Award grant of £88,000 (80%)
Rewilding champions of North Somerset
Applicant: North Somerset District Council
Project description: Engage local communities in understanding and improving the biodiversity of amenity grasslands in North Somerset, while supporting skills development and employability.
Decision: Award Grant of £89,900 (90%)
Watching The Sun – observing the sun from ancient times to present day
Applicant: Mayes Creative
Project description: At the start of Solar Cycle 25, this project will investigate and share the amazing story of solar observation, tracing links between Cornwall’s early astronomers and Cornwall’s exciting role in Space Exploration.
Decision: Award Grant of £51,900 (75%)
Trent Park House Revealed: Supporting Trent Park Museum Trust to Secure the House’s Future
Applicant: Trent Park Museum Trust
Project description: Build the Trent Park Museum Trust’s capacity to take on the site’s management prior to its planned public opening.
Decision: Award Grant of £91,600 (100%)
Bentley Priory’s Battle of Britain & Cold War Bunker: Defending Britain from Nazi & Nuclear Threat
Applicant: Bentley Priory Battle of Britain Trust
Project description: Interpret and share the history of the bunker at Bentley Priory and stories of Royal Air Force and Women’s Auxiliary Air Force personnel who worked there during the Battle of Britain and the Cold War.
Decision: Award Grant of £68,500 (100%)
Uncovering London’s Hidden Histories
Applicant: Film London
Project description:Expand and raise awareness of BAME moving picture heritage in Newham and Brent.
The Islanders: the industrial and community heritage of Silvertown and North Woolwich
Applicant: Thames Festival Trust
Project description: Record and share the industrial and community heritage of the ‘island’ of North Woolwich and Silvertown in Newham.
Decision: Award Grant of £98,700 (91%)
Applicant: Natural Theatre Company (Bath Arts Workshop)
Project description: Celebrate a shared sense of space in surprising heritage areas.
Decision: Award Grant of £50,200 (84%)
St Lawrence’s Project
Applicant: Cornwall Rural Community Council
Project description: Encouraging local and regional communities to explore and access St Lawrence’s heritage.
Decision: Award Grant of £32,100 (100%)
Streets of Plenty
Applicant: Fusion – Oxford’s Community Arts Agency
Project description: Exploring, mapping and celebrating Oxford's history of food production and culture, focusing specifically on East Oxford.
Bell Tower Restoration
Applicant: St Mary’s Church Hartley Wespall
Project description: Repair the church's bell tower and create engagement opportunities.
Decision: Award Grant of £26,200 (28%)
OLD SKILLS NEW WAYS
Applicant: Friends of Ashburton Priamry School
Project description: Bring the woodland heritage of Ashburton to life and provide a unique opportunity to look after formally designated natural heritage.
Decision: Award Grant of £55,000 (93%)
Tide Mills – A living history
Applicant: LYT Productions
Project description: Showcase the heritage of the former Tide Mills village in Sussex through a programme of activities.
Decision: Award Grant of £98,900 (94%)
The Thyateria Project: Recording the Eastern Orthodox Heritage in London
Applicant: Alperton Community School
Project description: Deliver a project based around the heritage of Greek Orthodox communities of London.
Decision: Award Grant of £31,600 (74%)
Mend and make good
Applicant: Holnest Church of the Assumption
Project description: Engage members of the community with the heritage of the Holnest Church of the Assumption.
Decision: Award Grant of £74,500 (58%)
Ke Kernewek: Tresor Gonisogeth (Cornish Hedges: Cultural Treasure)
Applicant: Golden Tree Productions CIC
Project description: A new community engagement initiative which will run in parallel with the main Kerdroya build. ‘Ke Kernewek: Tresor Gonisogeth’.
Decision: Award Grant of £98,800 (52%)
Save Our Special Ceiling and Promoting Education About Church Heritage
Applicant: St Michael’s Church, Brent Knoll (The Parish of the Three Saints)
Project description: Urgent repairs to Grade I listed St Michael’s Church, Brent Knoll, as well as activities to engage the local community with the built and natural heritage of the site.
Decision: Award Grant of £39,000 (43%)
LIFE BEHIND THE COSTUME
Applicant: The Kala Chethena Kathakali Troupe
Project description: This project features Kathakali and Bharatanatyam, the classical arts of Kerala India, their culture and the memories of people from Kerala who migrated to Croydon.
Decision: Award Grant of £49,900 (79%)
A Common Heritage – Restoration, Inspiration & Community Engagement at Historic Harrow Weald Common
Applicant: London Borough of Harrow
Project description: Transform Old Redding, a site of regional nature conservation importance, once part of the historic expanse of Harrow Weald Common.
National Lottery Grants for Heritage: £3,000 - £100,000 - Recommended for Reject
Axbridge Pageant Festival 2020
Applicant: Axbridge Pageant Trust
Project description: Delivery of the town pageant, which is due to take place summer 2020.
Installation of new bells, vestry, security, and tower repairs for St Mary the Virgin Hawkesbury
Applicant: St Mary’s Hawkesbury PCC
Project description: Repair the Grade I listed tower, install new bells and platform, refurbish the vestry to include new kitchenette, replace wooded vestry screen with glass contemporary design, install new security and work with the local primary school.
Cheese and Grain: The People’s Story
Applicant: Frome Cheese and Grain Ltd
Project description: Document and research the history of the Victorian Cheese and Grain building.
Constitutional History Project
Applicant: Oakwood Park Grammar School
Project description: Invite a group of young people to examine the process and impacts of change to the 'unwritten' constitution of the UK. Understand the heritage of the constitution and the events that are continuing to influence it.
Guilding The City; towards a New World
Applicant: Arts and Heritage
Project description: Create a series of outdoor art installations across the City of London which will be part of the national response to the Mayflower 400th anniversary in 2020, focusing on the City’s role.
Sithians Parish Council
Applicant: War Memorial Refurbishment
Project description: Add five additional names of men lost in the First World War and Second World War to the village's War Memorial.
Oral Histories and Interactive Map
Applicant: Ambition Lawrence Weston
Project description: Develop a digital interactive map of Lawrence Weston, a post war housing estate in north west Bristol, situated near to an industrial estate, docks and bordering a wildlife reserve.
Wickham’s 900 Years at the Crossroads
Applicant: St. Nicholas Wickham 900
Project description: Explore the history of Wickham in South East Hampshire through a community event and animated film, supported by historical photographs.
Putting Carers in the picture- Care for the Carers photography project
Applicant: Care for the Carers
Project description: Capture oral history of caring by using photography to help carers explore their caring role and share their experiences of caring with the wider public.