National Lottery Grants for Heritage
River City Detectives
Applicant: The Open Theatre Company Limited
Project description: The Open Theatre Company Limited in Coventry has requested a grant to deliver a project that will connect young people with learning disabilities with water based heritage in Coventry.
Decision: Award £49,800 (57%)
Red Rose Chain at Sutton Hoo
Applicant: Red Rose Chain
Project description: This project is to deliver a programme of outreach and engagement to support the delivery of the applicant’s 2022 ‘Theatre in the Forest’ production of Macbeth, taking place at Sutton Hoo.
Decision: Award £88,400 (92%)
Queens of the Commonwealth
Applicant: Lakis Greek Kitchen (LGK) in the Community
Project description: This project will bring together stories of migrant women from across the Commonwealth countries.
Decision: Award £59,800 (83%)
A Resilient and Diverse Future for Nottingham Castle
Applicant: Nottingham Castle Trust
Project description: This project will ensure the successful re-opening of the transformed asset. It will provide stability for the organisation and enable it to be more resilient with appropriate resources to deliver a new visitor experience in the changing context of the pandemic.
Decision: Award £249,900 (81%)
Lozells - Post Riots - V2
Applicant: Midlands Community Solutions CIC
Project description: This project will investigate the history of the Lozells and Villa Road communities in Birmingham and their resilience during and after the 1985 riots commonly known as the 'Handsworth Riots'. The history of civil unrest and the response to COVID-19 will be explored.
Decision: Award £48,400 (100%)
A history of disability sport in Solihull
Applicant: Inclusive Sports Academy CIC
Project description: This project will explore the history and impacts of disability sport; including wider contexts (Deaflympics and The Special Olympics) and local history (clubs, community groups and schools).
Decision: Award £9,000 (100%)
Belton Bells, Ringing for the Future
Applicant: St Peter & St Paul Church, Belton
Project description: This project aims to carry out restoration of St Peter and Paul Church, Belton, and improve interpretation.
Decision: Award £31,100 (67%)
Applicant: Centre for Indian Classical Dance
Project description: The Centre for Indian Classical Dance will record memories from ex-students and from groups connected to them as part of its 40th anniversary celebrations. The collected histories will be hosted on their website and donated to Media Archive for Central England and East Midlands Oral History Archive.
Decision: Award £15,100 (97%)
Our Online Presence ----- Robust site - Accessible to all
Applicant: Leicester City, County & Rutland 'At Risk' War Memorials Project
Project description: The applicant develop a new website and digitise its collections to better showcase its work and source donations.
Decision: Award £9,000 (95%)
De Vere House
Applicant: De Vere House
Project description: This project is to increase accommodation capacity, restore heritage features and expand the heritage offer of De Vere house.
Applicant: Lutterworth Town Estates
Project description: Lutterworth Town Estates, Leicestershire has requested a grant to install a lift in a new museum they are currently developing in the town centre. The lift will connect the museum with a new heritage centre that is being created in the same building.
Church Clock Dial Restoration
Applicant: St Mary & St Martin's Church
Project description: This project will restore the clock dial of St Mary and St Martin's Church, a Grade I Listed building dating back to 1066 located in Worksop, Nottinghamshire
Dunwich Museum - re-engaging with our community
Applicant: Dunwich Museum
Project description: This project will employ a Education and Engagement Coordinator to support the re-opening of Dunwich Museum as COVID-19 restrictions ease. This role will deliver school workshops, either online via Zoom or in person, run the museum’s kids’ club and encourage younger volunteers to become involved with the museum via social media.
Decision: Award £9,500 (97%)
FCAS Outside Cart Lodge
Applicant: Foulness Conservation & Archaeological Society
Project description: This project will create a ‘cart lodge shelter’ to display larger objects from the heritage centre’s collections.
Exploring the History of Early African Migrants to Britain 1660 – 1760+
Applicant: Sandwell Youth in Action
Project description: This project will work with young people from the Black Country to research the history of African migration to Britain.
OASIS HISTORY PROJECT – BASSTELAW PILGRIM FATHERS PROJECT
Applicant: OASIS Community Church (Worksop)
Project description: This project will research the history of the Pilgrim Fathers, focusing on local landmarks and faith. It will develop links with young people in America that share their roots with the Pilgrim Fathers. It will also create a website and children's and youth education and activity pack, book and performance.
Keeping Aerial Circus Alive
Applicant: Circus Strong
Project description: This project is to provide lessons that welcome the LGBTQ+ community and people suffering with mental issues by hiring a gym and using online marketing to support aerial circus classes and online workshops.
Hamlet Court Calling...
Applicant: Hamlet Court Conservation Forum
Project description: This project aims to generate interest in the history of the high street on Hamlet Court Road, Westcliff-on-sea, focusing on the buildings and past and present traders/businesses. It will include an exhibition comprising displays of printed historical images of buildings on Hamlet Court Road.
Decision: Award £3,900 (100%)
Heritage Grant percentage changes
A Centre for Learning, Heritage, and Arts for the whole community
Applicant: Worcester Cathedral
Grant Amount: £1,069,000
Decision: Approve change to payment percentage from 52% to 53%
National Lottery Grants for Heritage percentage changes
Deepings Community Library - a community resource for all
Applicant: Friends of Deeping Library
Grant Amount: £10,000
Decision: Approve change to payment percentage from 52% to 71%