National Lottery Grants for Heritage
1 July 2021
Putting on a Progress 1578: Pageantry, People and Places.
Applicant: Curious Spark
Project description: To deliver activities across Norwich, Norfolk, about Queen Elizabeth I’s visit to the area.
Whole Lotta Culture
Applicant: General Public Projects Ltd
Project description: To document the social history of allotments in Birmingham since the 1960s. It will focus on three key themes: health and wellbeing, food and cultural heritage, and the changing role of women in allotments.
22 July 2021
The Fall and Rise of Jimmy Deeping Signal Box
Applicant: St James Deeping Signal Box Group
Project description: To focus on building the resilience of St James Deeping Signal Box Group for a future capital project.
Grant Request: £26,570 (93%)
Decision: Award Grant £26,570 (93%)
SEND Art Exhibition
Applicant: SEND the Right Message
Project description: Deliver a physical and online art exhibition of works created by neurodiverse young people. A room at the exhibition will also feature sensory equipment to explore.
Grant Request: £9,615 (100%)
Mine-Craft the Prequel: the photographic story of East Midlands Coal
Applicant: Nottingham Trent University
Project description: Engage volunteers from the East Midlands mining community in researching, interpreting and sharing a database of photographs from The Coal Authority's collections, and provide student placements at The Coal Authority.
Grant Request: £35,000 (100%)
St Mary-le-Tower: Towards a More Resilient Future
Applicant: St Mary-Le-Tower PCC
Project description: To build resilience at St Mary-Le-Tower and involve new audiences with musical heritage.
Grant Request: £99,400 (83%)
Derby West Indian Community Association: The Centre that Powers the Road - Partnership with Derby Museums
Applicant: Derby West Indian Community Association
Project description: Engage communities in co-producing a temporary exhibition exploring the heritage of the Derby West Indian Community Association and Derby Caribbean Carnival. Explore, record and share tangible and intangible associated heritage, and commission creative responses to the heritage.
Grant Request: £191,255 (92%)
Decision: Award Grant £191,255 (92%)
The Redditch Historic Archives
Applicant: Redditch Local History Museum
Project description: To open a volunteer-led archive to document and conserve Redditch's local history, which is deemed at risk.
Grant Request: £17,500 (100%)
Decision: Award Grant £17,500 (100%)
Two of Chelmsford's Heritage Milestones
Applicant: Ideas Hub Chelmsford
Project description: To work with three local schools to deliver activities with pupils and the wider community to celebrate two key aspects of Chelmsford's heritage.
Grant Request: £98,880 (100%)
Decision: Award Grant £98,880 (100%)
Thurrock's Attic Sees the Light
Applicant: Thurrock Council
Project description: Support Thurrock Museum to better catalogue, store and share its collection.
Grant Request: £226,000 (100%)
Witchford: Our Heritage
Applicant: Witchford Parochial Church Council
Project description: Employ staff to develop and plan activities to engage young people and deliver courses and activities for the community.
Grant Request: £71,000 (100%)
The Phil Lynott memorial unveiling
Applicant: The Change Consortium
Project description: Celebrate Phil Lynott, member of rock band Thin Lizzy, in his birthplace West Bromwich.
Grant Request: £10,000 (87%)
Decision: Award Grant £10,000 (87%)
Belper Clusters Heritage Design and Development Project
Applicant: Belper Clusters Heritage Group
Project description: Support consultation, design and cost development for: the restoration and refurbishment of a historic transport network at the core of the Clusters housing complex in Belper, sustainability initiatives and a community arts programme.
Grant Request: £98,728 (61%)
Leicester Peace Walk Tours
Applicant: University of Leicester
Project description: To provide guided and self-guided tours of local history and culture. The tours will focus on the University's history in relation to its buildings and other memorials within the bordering Victoria Park.
Grant Request: £4,050 (100%)
Decision: Award Grant £4,050 (100%)
Black Heritage Matters
Applicant: Iconic Music, Dance and Drama Ltd
Project description: Led by young people creatively exploring and producing content to promote black heritage using the arts, focusing specifically on the Windrush generation and Reggae music of the time.
Grant Request: £20,150 (95%)
Decision: Award Grant £20,150 (95%)
Community wheat field harvest and thatching: Through the lens of contemporary sculpture
Applicant: Pangaea Sculptors' Centre
Project description: Provide activities showing the traditional farming methods of wheat, thatching and sculpting with straw and produce a film about these traditional methods.
Grant Request: £10,000 (100%)
Decision: Award Grant £10,000 (100%)
Applicant: Foolow Wildwood CIC
Project description: Based in Hope Valley, Derbyshire, the project aims to purchase 11 acres of land on the outskirts of Foolow village to create a wildflower meadow and woodland.
Grant Request: £137,100 (43%)
The Story Of Us
Applicant: Northfield Arts Forum
Project description: To support local residents in need by giving them an opportunity to shape the narrative of coronavirus (COVID-19) in their area and play a part in defining Northfield's heritage, exploring what brought them to Northfield and how they are part of its heritage.
Grant Request: £10,000 (100%)
Nenescape: Revealing the hidden stories of the Nene Valley.
Applicant: River Nene Regional Park CIC
Decision: Award Grant Increase of £85,000 to £2,712,600 (49%)