England, London & South: delegated decisions February 2020

 

Schedule of Decisions under delegated powers to Head of Investment, England, London & South, on 5 February 2020.


National Lottery Grants for Heritage £3,000 - £100,000

 

Fuelling Shieldhall for the future

Applicant: The Solent Steam Packet Ltd

Project description: This project will appoint specialist contractors to weld rivets and seams of Steamship Shieldhall.

Decision: Award grant of £6,800 (77%)

Her Salisbury Story

Applicant: Soroptimist International of Salisbury

Project description: This project will celebrate the lives hidden narratives of Salisbury’s women past and present, through oral histories and community engagement.

Decision: Award grant of £10,000 (100%)

Submerged – Portsmouth Young Carers Explore the Mary Rose

Applicant: Portsmouth Festivities

Project description: This project will work with 40 young carers in Portsmouth to create installations at the Mary Rose under the guidance of identified artists.

Decision: Award grant of £9,900 (100%)

Opening the doors on Dora House’s past through virtual reality 

Applicant: Royal Society of Sculptors

Project description: Using virtual reality film and photography, this project will work with young people from the community around Grenfell Tower to tell the story of Dora House.

Decision: Award grant of £9,900 (100%)

Census – Make it count

Applicant: London Borough of Bexley

Project description: This project will recruit volunteers to conduct research using census records.

Decision: Award grant of £6,300 (100%)

Devon in the 1920s – Capturing Additional Memories and Research Material

Applicant: Devon History Society

Project description: This project will collate an archive of memories relating to Devon in the 1920s.

Decision: Award grant of £9,100 (100%)

Collect, Preserve and Share the History of Heene Cemetery Burials

Applicant: Friends of Heene Cemetery

Project description: This project will map where people lived in the area, at time of death, and identify the cause of death where newspaper obituaries are not found.

Decision: Award grant of £10,000 (100%)

Eling Tide Mill – engaging children with autism with the history of wheat and flour milling

Applicant: Autism and Nature

Project description: This project will engage children with autism by visiting the Eling Tide Mill to learn about the heritage of tide mills.

Decision: Award grant of £8,100 (100%)

Royate Hill Ecology and Interpretation

Applicant: Friends of Royate Hill Local Nature Reserve

Project description: This project seeks to undertake a professional ecological survey which will be used to feed into a new management plan and interpretation panels located on the site.

Decision: Award grant of £6,600 (78%)

Worthing Village Voices

Applicant: Sidney Walter Centre Management Committee

Project description: This project will conduct a series of oral history interviews to discover the changes in Worthing.

Decision: Award grant of £10,000 (100%)

Picture This

Applicant: Blueprint 22

Project description: Picture This is a heritage project focusing on the history of cinema and cinema buildings on the south coast.

Decision: Reject

Celebrating South Devon @60

Applicant: South Hams District Council

Project description: This project offers the opportunity to engage local people with the history of the South Hams AONB, celebrating 60 years since the areas designation.

Decision: Award grant of £10,000 (86%)

Create Community

Applicant: Pie Factory Music

Project description: This project will involve running a weekly intergenerational group for people to understand the cultures and memories of people in Thanet.

Decision: Reject

Periscopes and Propellers: Presenting the Submarine Heritage of the Isle of Wight

Applicant: Maritime Archaeology Trust (Hampshire & Wight Trust for Maritime Archaeology)

Project description: This project focuses on the submarine heritage in the waters around the Isle of Wight.

Decision: Award grant of £9,500 (95%)

Girmit – the story of the British-Fijian indentured labour diaspora in the UK

Applicant: Nutkhut

Project description: This project will ensure the memories of people who were of the indentured labour diaspora are not lost but recorded and preserved for current and future generations.

Decision: Award grant of £99,900 (87%)

50 Years Back Home in Bristol

Applicant: SS Great Britain Trust

Project description: The project will provide a series of events, exhibitions and opportunities to engage with the SS Great Britain and celebrate the 50th anniversary of the ship’s return to Bristol.

Decision: Award grant of £99,600 (71%)

Return to the Hill – My Hill, My Heritage

Applicant: Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust

Project description: This project will deliver a programme of activities and events at Robinswood Hill Country Park in Gloucester, with a focus on engaging under-represented audiences and increasing accessibility.

Decision: Award grant of £84,700 (85%)

Bridging the Gap: Re-framing Museum Learning

Applicant: Wessex Museums Trust

Project description: This project will implement a strategic, collaborative approach to learning and engagement across Wessex Museums.

Decision: Award grant of £83,100 (69%)

Molly’s Masquerade!

Applicant: St Margaret’s House

Project description: This project will explore the life of Mollies, both the gay men and women who ran Molly Houses.

Decision: Award grant of £45,200 (100%)

Creating a Legacy: Archiving 30 years of 198 Creative Arts and Learning

Applicant: 198 Contemporary Arts and Learning Ltd

Project description: This project aims to catalogue and digitise their existing archives.

Decision: Award grant of £87,100 (82%)

Firm Footings floor replacement project

Applicant: St Michael’s Church, Helston

Project description: This project aims to safeguard the Church's future use by repairing the floor and engaging more people with its heritage.

Decision: Award grant of £84,100 (65%)

Explore West Dorset

Applicant: Dorset Wildlife Trust

Project description: This landscape and nature project will engage targeted audiences - including people at risk of social isolation and people from underrepresented groups - through workshops, guided walks, training opportunities and an exploration trail.

Decision: Award grant of £76,000 (58%)

Preventing Plastic Pollution

Applicant: South East Rivers Trust

Project description: Focusing on the River Medway in southern England, this project will work with young people to understand, remove and reduce plastic pollution.

Decision: Award grant of £90,500 (37%)

Plymouth 1620: The Place, the People, the Evidence

Applicant: Plymouth Archaeological Society + consortium

Project description: This project will carry out community research and hold a two-day symposium on life in 1620 in Plymouth, the time of the Mayflower sailing.

Decision: Award grant of £16,500 (89%)

Planning for the Future of Cowdray Ruins

Applicant: Cowdray Heritage Trust

Project description: This project will fund a governance review and feasibility study.

Decision: Award grant of £45,200 (75%)

NCCA Archive Collection

Applicant: Bournemouth University

Project description: This project will deliver a community participation and education programme to involve local people in the design and expression of the NCCA-Archive Collection.

Decision: Award grant of £99,000 (100%)

Dreamland Centenary 2020

Applicant: The Dreamland Trust

Project description: This project, which coincides with a centenary event, will engage a range of under-represented demographics in the history of the Dreamland amusement park as well as exploring a number of other related heritage themes. 

Decision: Award grant of £99,800 (100%)

‘To Know the Causes of Things’: an oral history of LSE

Applicant: London School of Economics and Political Science

Project description: This project will mark the 125th anniversary of LSE in 2020/2021.

Decision: Reject

Beyond Bright Ideas

Applicant: Salisbury District Hospital Charitable Trust

Project description: This project will explore ways of sharing Salisbury Hospitals archive collection with wider audiences.

Decision: Reject

Milton Keynes International New Town Archive, Phase 1 Planning

Applicant: Milton Keynes Council

Project description: This project will trial and examine the potential for the consolidation of Milton Keynes’ archives.

Decision: Reject

Blackout: How Southampton Residents Built the Spitfire During Britain’s Darkest Hour

Applicant: Solent Sky Aviation Museum

Project description: This project will curate an exhibition to commemorate the 80th anniversary of the bombing of Southampton’s Supermarine Spitfire aircraft factory during the Second World War.

Decision: Award grant of £74,200 (100%)

Improving the resilience of The Cotswold Water Park Trust

Applicant: Cotswold Water Park Trust

Project description:

Decision: Award grant of £35,400 (100%)

Recording and Distributing Oral Histories of Exeter’s Cinema Heritage

Applicant: Exeter Phoenix

Project description: This project will explore the development of cinema and film distribution.

Decision: Award grant of £26,000 (98%)

Poles in South London

Applicant: Stockwell Partnership

Project description: will record and share the heritage of the ‘Gmina Polska Londyn-Południe’, the Polish Community Association in South London.

Decision: Award grant of £99,700 (93%)

The living and the dead: Exploring minority burial grounds in Brookwood Cemetery, Surrey

Applicant: Woking Asian Business Forum

Project description: This project will document the history and significance of minority burial grounds in Brookwood Cemetery.

Decision: Award grant of £93,400 (100%)

Celebrating Salisbury: A city revealed

Applicant: Wiltshire Council

Project description: This project celebrates the heritage of Salisbury’s trades and their memories of the city’s recent history industries.

Decision: Reject

Repair and renovation of Gulliford Dissenters Burial Ground, Woodbury

Applicant: Gulliford Joint Committee

Project description: The project aims to repair damage to the site, encourage more use of the site, and encourage wildlife.

Decision: Award grant of £66,500 (100%)

Encountering Orwell – empowering young voices

Applicant: The Orwell Youth Prize

Project description: This project will create educational resources focusing on George Orwell for schoolchildren.

Decision: Reject

Heritage in theatre - Conundrum

Applicant: Crying in the Wilderness Productions

Project description:

Decision: Reject

La la la family time

Applicant: Early Years Cocoon

Project description: This project will explore the heritage of nursery rhymes with children and their families.

Decision: Reject

The Trelawny Shout Challenge – Raising 20,000 Voices for 2020

Applicant: The Lovely Foundation CIC

Project description: This project will promote public engagement in the ‘Trelawney Shout’ across Cornwall, aiming to reach 20,000 people to take part on St Piran’s Day 2020.  

Decision: Reject

Old Admiralty Buildings Dance Film

Applicant: Meta4Dance Company

Project description: This project will create a short dance film celebrating the history and regeneration of the Old Admiralty Buildings in London.

Decision: Reject

Islamic Mystical Poetry

Applicant: Culture House Arts and Media Limited

Project description: This project will deliver a series of monthly workshops about Islamic Mystical Poetry.

Decision: Award grant of £8,400 (85%)

Remembering the Forgotten War: Oral History of British Korean War Veterans

Applicant: British Korean Society

Project description: This project will hold a half day facilitation event at the National Army Museum in London for all British Korean War veterans.

Decision: Award grant of £9,700 (100%)

Historic Sandstone Horse

Applicant: Luke Davis-Keogh

Project description: This project will create a 3D copy of a 1,000-year-old sand stone horse found at Yarcombe Inn, Honiton in Devon during an archaeological dig in the 1990s.

Decision: Reject

West End Development (WED)

Applicant: Holy Trinity Church Colden Common

Project description: This project will involve capital work on the church to make it more accessible for the wider community. Targeted audiences include people in isolation, families in poverty and people with disabilities.

Decision: Reject

Letters to Our Mothers from Three Generations from Different Theatres of Conflict 1898-1975

Applicant: Toddy Hoare

Project description: This project aims to print a private collection of letters for circulation.

Decision: Reject

YES

Applicant: London Emek Theatre

Project description: This project will produce a play with themes surrounding isolation, the lives of migrants and the community around it.

Decision: Reject

Wessex Hillforts and Habitats Project

Applicant: National Trust (West Dorset)

Project description: This project focuses on 13 hillforts across the Dorset and Wiltshire landscape.

Decision: Reject

Avalon Orchard Project

Applicant: The Vale of Avalon / Arthurian Centre

Project description: This project will re-establish a traditional Cornish orchard lost under the Victorian railway.

Decision: Reject


National Lottery Grants for Heritage: £100,000 - £250,000

 

Returning Shakespeare’s Sea Crow: the reintroduction of the red-billed chough to Kent

Applicant: Kent Wildlife Trust

Project description: This project, based in Dover, will reintroduce the red-billed chough and deliver engagement activities.

Decision: Reject

Replace roof to south aisle, porch and organ chamber

Applicant: St George’s Church, Easton in Gordano PCC

Project description: This project seeks funding for the final phase of roof repair to St George’s, Easton in Gordano, near Bristol (GII*). 

Decision: Reject

Inside Out Wac Arts (IOWA)

Applicant: Wac Arts

Project description: This project will address the maintenance and development of Old Hampstead Town Hall, where Wac Arts is based.

Decision: Reject

Centre of Memory and Learning: South African liberation struggle and British anti-apartheid movement (Phase 1)

Applicant: The Liliesleaf Trust UK

Project description: This project will create a new Centre for Memory and Learning at the former African National Congress HQ dedicated to the heritage and legacy of South Africa’s liberation struggle from apartheid.

Decision: Reject

National Lottery Grants for Heritage: £250,000 - £5million

Maidstone’s museum transformation

Applicant: Maidstone Borough Council

Project description: This project will conduct a major overhaul of Maidstone Museum, with extensive capital works proposed.  

Decision: Reject