National Lottery Grants for Heritage
B4 Gaming: Exploring the Heritage of Black Country Gaming
Applicant: LearnPlay Foundation Ltd
Project description: This project aims to bring together young and older members of the community with a passion for gaming. It will explore the heritage of gaming in the Black Country over the last 50 years.
Decision: Award £34,900 (100%)
Roof Repairs at St Michael & All Angels, Loddington
Applicant: Loddington Parochial Church Council
Project description: This project aims to perform vital repairs to the church alongside an activity programme based on the village’s history.
Restoration of and developing community interest in medieval preaching cross
Applicant: Parochial Church Council Grimston
Project description: This project will carry out repair works to the medieval preaching cross in Grimston.
Restoration of Alton Watermill
Applicant: Museum of East Anglian Life
Project description: This project will restore Alton Watermill to working order, allowing the museum to demonstrate the milling process to visitors and grind flour.
Decision: Award £99,200 (89%)
Securing the viability of St. Lawrence Church, Harpley, Norfolk, in order to enhance community engagement
Applicant: Harpley Church St Lawrence
Project description: This project will repair the roof of a Grade I listed church, produce a display, and run workshops.
Lascars, manufacturers, caterers to professionals: documenting the journey of Bangladeshi pioneers in Birmingham
Applicant: Aspire and Succeed
Project description: This project will record the journeys and jobs of five generations of people of Bangladeshi origins from the 1930s to the present day.
Decision: Award £39,000 (100%)
Applicant: Alive Church Lincoln
Project description: This project will undertake essential masonry work to the church. It will research, design and create a temporary exhibition, leaflets, a webpage and presentations on the heritage of the church.
Decision: Award £59,700 (83%)
Gedling Station Community Project: Options and feasibility
Applicant: Gedling District Youth Club
Project description: This project focuses on gaining a better understanding of the repair needs of the Victorian stationhouse building in Gedling to inform an options appraisal.
Applicant: Museums in Cambridgeshire
Project description: This project will deliver a programme of volunteer recruitment across six museums in the Fenland area, targeting young people not currently engaging with museums. This will help develop a more sustainable approach to volunteer management.
Decision: Award £61,100 (96%)
St Andrews Church, Coston: Community Heritage Project and Urgent Repairs to Grade I Listed Building
Applicant: St Andrews Church Parochial Church Council, Coston
Project description: This project will undertake urgent repairs to the roof and external windows and conserve a coat of arms of George III. It will also involve researching the history of the church and producing interpretative materials and events.
Decision: Award £76,600 (79%)
Digging Deeper - The Origins of Whitle – A Community Archaeology project
Applicant: The Tudor Farming Interpretation Group
Project description: This project will undertake focused archaeological excavation to investigate a potential medieval house platform.
Decision: Award £31,600 (96%)
Showcasing the Stories of the Bangladesh Liberation War
Applicant: New Hope Global
Project description: This project aims to raise awareness among the younger generations of Birmingham’s Bangladeshi community of the 1971 Bangladesh Liberation War.
Decision: Award £63,000 (94%)
Project description: This project will research and share the folklore of Shropshire, and focus on three significant women who collected stories and local customs, despite health problems, over 100 years ago.
Corby Pole Fair 2022 Development Phase
Applicant: Groundwork Northamptonshire
Project description: This project will enable the steering group for the Corby Pole Fair to consult with the local community and raise awareness of the fair’s history, before the event itself in 2022.
Decision: Award £25,800 (74%)
Dr Hill's Casebook
Applicant: The Restoration Trust
Project Description: This project will involve people with mental health challenges in researching patients at Norfolk County Asylum during the late 19th century.
Decision: Award £72,000 (96%)
Talk Time: History of Communication Technology
Applicant: 'Signals' Essex Media Centre Ltd
Project description: This project will explore the development of communications technology over the last 250 years and its links with coastal communities. It will use archive research, reminiscence sessions, creative activities and interviews with experts. Outputs will be shared through a touring exhibition across Tendring and a podcast.
Decision: Award £40,500 (89%)
The Boys: Holocaust Survivors in the Epping Forest District
Applicant: Epping Forest District Museum
Project description: This project will commemorate the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Holocaust concentration camps and the arrival of survivors to a hostel in Loughton with an exhibition and workshops.
Decision: Award £59,600 (84%)
Applicant: South Essex Community Hub
Project description: This project will deliver gardening and nature-themed learning activities for homeless young people and families.
Decision: Award £78,000 (84%)
To Promote and Uphold African Diverse Culture in Nottinghamshire
Applicant: Diversity Watch Limited
Project description: This project will arrange a series of events celebrating African culture.
Applicant: The Chamberlain Highbury Trust
Project description: This project will restore the estate’s gardens which have been neglected for many years. It will also deliver an activity programme to engage local people in the story of Joseph Chamberlain and his estate Highbury.
Decision: Award £99,900 (33%)
Restoration and sustainability project
Applicant: The Whitworth Centre
Project description: This project develop the sustainability of the centre.
Decision: Award £98,300 (92%)
Abbey of St Edmund 2020 Millennium Celebrations
Applicant: West Suffolk Council
Project description: This project will mark the millennium of the founding of the Abbey of St Edmund. A cohesive approach will bring together multiple partners.
Decision: Award £99,200 (47%)
Quorn Local History Display
Applicant: Quorn Local History Group
Project description: This project will research and display information on village history as well as delivering engagement events with the public and school groups.
Decision: Award £6,000 (91%)
Planning our Future
Applicant: The Friends of Chain Bridge Forge
Project description: This project will review the legal and management structure of the organisation and ownership of the site, explore marketing opportunities, and scope potential expansion.
Bluestockings to Bimbos
Applicant: The Field Theatre Group
Project description: This project will explore the subject of synonyms for females through research workshops, development of an online resource and a touring text and textile exhibition.
Decision: Award £9,700 (90%)
The Heritage of Nottingham’s Mental Health Provision: Memories of Early Care in the Community
Applicant: Nottingham Trent University
Project Description: This project will collect memories of early mental health services in Nottinghamshire from users and ex-professionals, and produce an exhibition.
Decision: Award £10,000 (100%)
WRITING OFF HATE
Applicant: Writing East Midlands CIC
Project description: This project will engage a wide range of young people with themes of hate crime. It will explore how hate crime manifested from the Nazi regime and impacted people who sought refuge in the UK.
Decision: Award £9,200 (85%)
New talks for new audiences
Applicant: The Carpet Museum Trust
Project description: This project will update the group visits offer by recording the talks given and exploring and using archive materials to cater to new audiences.
Decision: Award £7,600 (100%)
What Makes A Villager
Applicant: Long Compton Parish Council
Project description: This project will focus on the social history of Long Compton by exploring the lives of past and current villagers.
Decision: Award £9,500 (100%)
Applicant: Leicestershire Action for Mental Health Project
Project description: This project will catalogue and preserve boxes of archive material relating to Leicestershire Action for Mental Health Project.
Applicant: Funky Kids
Project description: This project will engage families with the food and games heritage of the Black Country.
Decision: Award £4,700 (94%)
St. Mary's Pirton, repair to the north face of the church tower
Applicant: St Mary's Pirton PCC
Project description: This project will repair areas of external stonework on a Grade I listed church tower which are currently ta risk of falling away.
The School Song
Applicant: South Norfolk Community Choir
Project description: This project will share older residents' memories of the village school through a performance by current schoolchildren of songs based on these stories.
Inspiring Future Newtons
Applicant: The National Trust
Project description: This project will recruit students to build learning sessions on physics and its history, particularly Isaac Newton and his experiments at Woolsthorpe Manor. These will be delivered and evaluated.
Decision: Award £10,000 (100%)
2020 – Seeing the wood from the trees
Applicant: Willow Tree
Project description: This project will improve accessibility at the Willow Tree Garden, an outdoor facility offering equine and farming activities for users with additional needs.
Help the wider community understand the full costs of restoring this medieval building
Applicant: Parish Church of Greasley (St George and St Mary’s)
Project description: This project will complete a laser survey of the church and cost the full repair of the building. It will also provide tours of the churchyard and the new allotments, describing the monastic history of the site and the wider history of mining.
Decision: Award £8,600 (99%)
Across the generations: Remembering and Moving
Applicant: Wriggle Dance Theatre
Project description: This intergenerational project will bring together primary school children with veterans of the Second World War in Southam, Warwickshire. Together they will capture and record stories and memories of the war, and share them through a creative movement performance that will coincide with Armed Forces Day.
Decision: Award £10,000 (99%)
City Nature Challenge
Applicant: Ignite Futures Ltd
Project description: This project will promote the City Nature Challenge to groups in north Nottingham, create and distribute eco kits.
Decision: Award £9,900 (100%)
Communicating Connections: Sharing the heritage of the Marconi Company’s wireless world
Applicant: Essex County Council
Project description: This project will record the stories and memories of former Marconi Company employees, and produce interactive exhibitions, a digital app and podcasts.
Decision: Award £93,300 (92%)
Applicant: CREATIVE CURVE
Project description: This project will record oral histories of residents in the Registered Common of The Fens, and the landscape, its history and nature.
Decision: Award £9,900 (100%)
Applicant: Rifco Arts
Project description: This project will record the oral histories of first-generation South Asians who came to the UK from the 1950s onwards, focusing on their personal migration journeys, professional accomplishments and contributions.
Decision: Award £9,700 (41%)