London & South: delegated decisions November 2019

Schedule of Decisions under delegated powers to Head of Investment, London & South, on 5 November and 7 November 2019

National Lottery Grants for Heritage: £3,000 - £10,000 

7 November 2019

 

Dick Whittington Storytelling and Heritage Plaques

Applicant: Story Storks Heritage    

Project description: In this project Story Storks Heritage will research which route Dick Whittington is likely to have taken to London and create an interactive storytelling lesson.

Decision: Award £9,900 (100%)

 

Unconcealing Ealing: find the heritage of Ealing Trailfinders Rugby Club

Applicant: The Ealing Trailfinders Foundation

Project description: This project hopes to explore the heritage of Ealing Trailfinders Rugby Club and to work with local schools.

Decision: Award £8,800 (100%)

 

Bere in Mind – Personal recollections of life in and around the Bere Peninsula, Devon

Applicant: Tavistock Area Support Services 

Project description: This project aims to share the heritage of Bere Peninsula through archiving, oral histories and community volunteering. 

Decision: Reject

 

Creating digital teaching resources for creative work on the heritage of Lyme Regis

Applicant: Lyme Regis Development Trust

Project description: This project aims to educate the local community into greater awareness of the local environment and how it has evolved.

Decision: Award £9,800 (100%)

 

Our Finsbury Story

Applicant: St Luke’s Community History Group

Project description: The project will capture and share the spirit of local residents of the old Finsbury area.

Decision: Award £10,000 (100%)

 

Southwark Splash - Mayflower 400

Applicant: It’s All About The Music

Project description: This project is aimed at Southwark primary school students who will take part in creative activities to mark the 400th anniversary of the Mayflower's journey to America.

Decision: Reject

 

National Lottery Grants for Heritage: £10,000 - £100,000 

7 November

 

Pasty Mural - Community Heritage Project

Applicant: Callington Town Council

Project description: This project aims to refurbish and preserve Callington’s pasty mural.

Decision: Award £24,900 (96%)

 

Holy Trinity church, Mile End: Restoring to Use

Applicant: Epainos Ministries

Project description: This project is the first phase of a larger project that will restore the church building and bring it back to use.

Decision: Award £85,400 (81%)

 

Cremyll Maritime Guild

Applicant: Lynher River Barge CIC

Project description: The project aims to transmit the skills of conserving and maintaining historic vessels to a wider range of people.

Decision: Award £98,500 (87%)

 

Akademi at 40 – archiving 40 years of Akademi’s South Asian dance heritage

Applicant: Akademi South Asian Dance UK

Project description: This project aims to widen awareness of Akademi’s role in redefining South Asian dance in the UK through preserving, digitising and cataloguing. 

Decision: Award £98,700 (78%)


St Paul’s Community Access Project

Applicant: St Paul’s Church

Project description: This project will undertake improvements to the church to create a wheelchair friendly access route. 

Decision: Award £73,400 (44%)


Housmans: 60 years of books and activism

Applicant: On The Record 

Project description: This project will record, preserve and share the rich heritage of Housmans and Peace House through collection and creation.

Decision: Award £87,500 (100%)


The Secret Factory

Applicant: Wessex Heritage Trust

Project description: This project will engage 22 young people in local heritage.

Decision: Reject


Bentley Priory’s Battle of Britain & Cold War Bunker: Defending Britain from Nazi & Nuclear Threats

Applicant: Bentley Priory Battle of Britain Trust

Project description: This project will explore the heritage of RAF and WAAF veterans who worked at Bentley Priory during WWII and the Cold War. 

Decision: Reject


Forget-Me-Not-Day

Applicant: Leon Robinson

Project description: A 12-month project exploring the WW1 contribution of Black soldiers, service and civilian personnel, especially focusing on the impact Black entertainers had on the war effort.

Decision: Award £99,900 (100%)


Welcome to Britain! Volunteer involvement in the reception of Ugandan Asian migrants, 1972/3

Applicant: The India Overseas Trust

Project description: This project will explore the stories of volunteers that welcomed the South Asian expellees from Uganda under Idi Amin's rule.

Decision: Reject


Rebel Dykes History Project - Sharing archive through digital resource and exhibition

Applicant: Rebel Dykes History Project

Project description: This project will collect, preserve, and explore the history of the Rebel Dykes LGBTQ social justice and liberation movement.

Decision: Award £45,900 (100%)


Wrington Thru the Lens

Applicant: Wrington Village Association 

Project description: The project aims to research the social and industrial heritage of Wrington and create a digital archive of Wrington’s past.

Decision: Reject


Bazalgette’s London: East & West

Applicant: Urbanwise.London

Project description: Engaging with schools and new organisations, this project will celebrate Joseph Bazalgette's 200th birthday.

Decision: Award £49,000 (96%)


Rebellion and Protest – Performance (based on the History/Heritage of protest in Devon)

Applicant: Doorstep Arts

Project description: This project aims to create research opportunities for young people to explore history, heritage and action in South Devon.

Decision: Reject


We Are Here – Photographing and Documenting the Windrush Citizens of Waltham Forest

Applicant: Image17

Project description: A project to create 50 new photography portraits, documenting citizens of the 'Windrush' generation who made their lives in Waltham Forest, which will form an exhibition at Vestry House Museum

Decision: Award £50,700 (84%)


Resilience fund application

Applicant: Bridport Area Development Trust (BADT)

Project description: This resilience project will enable a financially sustainable future for BADT. 

Decision: Award £86,200 (100%)


Bringing Brighton Fishing Museum to Life: Stories from the Sea

Applicant: Brighton Seafront Heritage Trust

Project description: This project will enhance the public's understanding of, and engagement with, Brighton's seafront heritage.

Decision: Reject
 

St Nicholas Day 2019

Applicant: Romani Slovak Czech Community CIC

Project description: The project wishes to explore and celebrate the Eastern European tradition of St. Nicholas Day.

Decision: Reject


Repairs to Ifield Watermill waterwheel and associated machinery

Applicant: Crawley Museums CIO

Project description: This project will restore the mill and enable it to restart flour production. 

Decision: Reject


Richmond Brass Winter Season

Applicant: Richmond Brass Band

Project description: This project is to support the winter season performances of the Richmond Brass Band.

Decision: Reject


Arlington History Project

Applicant: Arlington Futures

Project description: This project will investigate the residents' rich history of Arlington House, one of a series of working men's hostels built by Victorian philanthropist Lord Rowton.

Decision: Reject


KIMA: Noise

Applicant: Analema Group

Project description: A project to collect oral histories regarding noise pollution in Southwark and North Kensington and create a film to preserve this aspect of contemporary heritage.

Decision: Reject


Bridging Cultures

Applicant: Waltham Forest Race Equality Council (WFREC)

Project description: This project will engage communities through cultural activities. It will involve immigrants, asylum seekers and refugees in the co-creation of art-based activities.

Decision: Reject


Celebrating Bangladeshi Urban and Rural Heritage

Applicant: Tas Centre Limited

Project description: This project will create four events to foster integration and celebrate the cultural traditions of Bangladeshi communities in Redbridge.

Decision: Reject


Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow – 50 years at Islington Boat Club

Applicant: Islington Boat Club

Project description: This project will recognise and remember the efforts gone into establishing Islington Boat Club through events to mark the golden anniversary.

Decision: Reject


VR Windrush 20/20

Applicant: The Creative Skills Foundation

Project description: Using virtual reality equipment and technology, this project will share the history of African-Caribbean communities.

Decision: Reject


Bath Artists’ Studios Archive, Celebration and People’s Resource

Applicant: Bath Artists’ Studios Limited

Project description: This project aims to train volunteer researchers to collect, manage and create a new people’s history archive.

Decision: Reject


Truro River Oyster Boats – Shadow 1868-70

Applicant: Christopher Ranger

Project description: This project to restore the Truro River Oyster Boat ‘Shadow’ and teach skills to sail the vessel.

Decision: Reject


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

5 November 2019

Diversity through Digital: Widening Access to Archaeology

Applicant: Museum of London Archaeology 

Project description: Through a volunteer programme, this project aims to engage more people with the history of London through the archaeology of the Thames.

Decision: Reject


Branch Line Miniature Railway Learning Centre

Applicant: The Branch Line 

Project description: This project aims to create a learning centre to provide a base for the heritage of miniature steam locomotives. 

Decision: Reject


Promoting the preservation and appreciation of the UK’s heritage craft skills

Applicant: New Brewery Arts

Project description: This project aims to improve the resilience and public profile of New Brewery Arts. 

Decision: Reject