Schedule of Decisions under delegated powers to Head of South East England on 19 February 2019.
Acquisition of Gluck painting - 'Flora's Cloak'
The project will acquire the Flora’s Cloak painting and exhibit it at Brighton Museum.
Applicant: Royal Pavilion & Museums
Peartree 400 - Anniversary of the consecration of the first Anglican Church post Reformation
A 17th century church near Southampton applies for a programme of activities to better engage local residents and tourists, alongside some capital work to repair churchyard monuments.
Applicant: Peartree Church
Decision: Award Grant of £40,900 (91%)
New Town Heritage Explorers
This project which will establish a heritage toolkit to assess the UK's New Towns' heritage value using Milton Keynes as its development and testing ground.
Applicant: Milton Keynes Council
Decision: Award Grant of £70,100 (88%)
Capturing local memories and new photographs of Romney Marsh
This application presents an opportunity to create a 'People's Guidebook to Romney Marsh'
Applicant: Strange Cargo
Pompey: Champions of England
This project will explore the story of Portsmouth Football Club winning the First Division title twice in succession, as well as the memories of the Portsmouth community who witnessed it.
Applicant: Pompey History Society
Decision: Award Grant of £81,900 (100%)
The Sinking Chancel Floor
This project will repair the structurally unstable chancel floor of St Matthew's, Blackmoor.
Applicant: St Matthew's Church, Blackmoor & Whitehill
Increase usage and knowledge of All Saints Church, Laughton
A project to install kitchen and toilet facilities and improved interpretation
Applicant: All Saints Church, Laughton
Community facilities and educational material at St Anne's, Lewes
A project to install kitchen and toilet facilities and improved interpretation.
Applicant: St Anne's Church, Lewes
Celebrating 100 years of the Portsmouth Sailing Club
Young people will explore, record and share the history of Portsmouth Sailing Club, its building and the surrounding area.
Applicant: Seekers Social Enterprize CIC
Decision: Award Grant of £49,600 (100%)
Pudding Pan Rock - A rediscovery of the heritage by local young people
Working with a core group of young people and two heritage partners, the project will deliver workshops, training opportunities, an exhibition and a community meal, exploring Whitstable’s Roman heritage.
Applicant: Horsebridge Arts and Community Centre
Decision: Award Grant of £49,900 (100%)
LGBT+ equals me. A skip, a hop and a jump
A youth-led project examining East Sussex's LGBTQ heritage and will enable young LGBTQ people to learn skills in heritage and creative arts.
Applicant: East Sussex County Council: East Sussex Record Office
Decision: Grant of £48,500 (72%)
Tunnels of Time
Through this project the applicant wishes to highlight the heritage of two Grade II* listed forts located on the south coast.
Applicant: Peter Ashley Activity Centres
Decision: Award Grant of £8,000 (86%)
This project will explore and re-interpret the policy of child evacuation from the major cities during World War Two.
Applicant: Reading Repertory Theatre
Decision: Award Grant of £9,800 (100%)
A Smuggler's Song - Exploring the 18th Century Smuggling Trade around the East Kent Coast
This project will share local smuggling heritage through schools theatre workshops, self-guided trails, an online image archive and a video.
Applicant: The Big Reveal
Chilterns Heritage Festival 2019
The Chiltern Society applies to deliver a two week festival allowing the public to experience and celebrate less well-known and accessed Chilterns heritage.
Applicant: The Chiltern Society
West Hill (Hastings) Local Heritage and Community Festival Project
This project will explore the histories and stories behind key sites/places in the area of West Hill in Hastings, Sussex.
Applicant: Hastings & St. Leonards Society
Decision: Award Grant of £8,500 (100%)
Accessing The Past: West Dean Oral Histories
West Dean College in Sussex applies to interpret recorded oral testimonies on the later life of the poet and art patron Edward James.
Applicant: The Edward James Foundation Ltd (West College of Arts and Conservation)
150 years of Winchester School of Art - an online archive
The project will create a website to provide access to the School’s archive and information about their anniversary celebration events.
Applicant: Winchester School of Art
Leas Pavilion Community Archive
The project will collate archives related to the pavilion and hold events and an exhibition.
Applicant: Friends of the Leas Pavilion
Decision: Award Grant of £8,600 (100%)
Aldermaston History Online
The project will create a new website and training for Aldermaston History Group.
Applicant: Aldermaston History Group
Decision: Award Grant of £9,500 (99%)
West African Griot Stories
The project will explore West African Griots (storytellers) through oral histories, events, exhibition and workshops.
Applicant: African Night Fever CIC
Decision: Award Grant of £9,900 (96%)
Role of Honour - The Community Event
The project will produce a community play based on research on a First World War war memorial.
Applicant: Act On It
Van Gogh Summer
Interpretation and activities celebrating Van Gogh’s time spent in Ramsgate in 1876.
Applicant: The Ramsgate Society
Decision: Award Grant of £9,100 (92%)
Six Trees and Six Flowers - The Way Through The Woods
The project will introduce school children to folk songs and nature in the Andover area.
Applicant: Andover Trees United
An audio/visual/archive based Silver Screen project for the older community of Thanet to record
This project will record and share the life stories of elderly people in Thanet, Kent.
Applicant: Kent Film Foundation
Bringing greater resilience to the Buckinghamshire Railway Centre through modernisation of governance and organisational structure.
A project to update governance and policies
Applicant: Buckinghamshire Railway centre/QuaintonRailway Society
50 More Years of Egham Museum
A project to strengthen capacity for advocacy on the impact of the museum and generate stakeholder support
Applicant: Egham Museum
Decision: Award Grant of £93,000 (100%)
Great Comp Gardens – Ensuring the future
The project will enable the applicant to undertake organisational development work at a critical juncture in its evolution.
Applicant: Great Comp Gardens
Decision: Award Grant of £58,300 (95%)
Isle of Wight Steam Railway – Building Heritage and People management capacity for the future
A project to support the Isle of Wight Steam Railway Company in establishing robust HR and information management systems.
Applicant: Isle of Wight Railway Co Ltd
The Art of Sidney Sime - An Art Gallery Resurrected
A project supporting Sidney Sime gallery through the creation of a sustainability plan including options appraisal, business planning, audience development and financial planning
Applicant: Worplesdon Memorial Trustees
Decision: Award Grant of £42,000 (98%)
The future of archives in Buckinghamshire
A project to modernise archive services in Buckinghamshire through a service review; marketing and branding; income generation and fundraising; audience development and collections development.
Applicant: Buckinghamshire County Council
Feasibility Study for St Augustine's Abbey, Ramsgate
A project to enable a Feasibility Study to assess the historic assets, restoration and development of St Augustine's Abbey in Ramsgate
Applicant: Divine Television Foundation Ltd
First World War
Steady, Aim, Fire!
A project promoting FWW heritage by restoring a FWW naval defence gun, and with opportunities for the local community to assist its restoration, display and operation.
Applicant: Slough Fort Preservation Trust
Decision: Award Grant of £6,000(100%)
Bisley Memorial Windows Heritage Project
The project will reinstate lost windows in a former school chapel, now the local village hall, and research the lives of soldiers who were commemorated there, in a now-lost memorial.
Applicant: Bisley Village Hall
Decision: Award Grant of £10,000 (42%)
Plumpton and East Chiltington WW1 History Project
The project will create a book based on research carried out through a previous project.
Applicant: Plumpton Parish Council
This project will work with academics and learning disabled adults to research the contributions of people with learning disabilities in the First World War.
Applicant: My Life My Choice
Decision: Award Grant of £9,900 (100%)
Digitizing The War Illustrated
This project will improve access to, and engagement with, First World War magazine The War Illustrated.
Applicant: University of Kent
Decision: Award Grant of £8,200 (99%)
WWI Trench Experience - A lasting Memorial to Shoreham's Brave Boys
A project commemorating the impact Shoreham Fort had during World War I using learning materials.
Applicant: Friends of Shoreham Fort
Decision: Award Grant of £9,900 (45%)
Bombs, bricks and belles - our brickworks in the War
A project to enable research into stories and history at the brickworks during the First World War
Applicant: Bursledon Brickworks Museum Trust
Decision: Award Grant of £8,500 (100%)
Grants for Places of Worship
Urgent investigations and repairs to the Chancel of St Mary’s Church, Banbury
Applicant: St Mary’s Banbury Parochial Church Council
Decision: Award Grant of £218,200 (73%)
Raising and repairing the roof of Grendon Underwood Church, Buckinghamshire following the theft of lead
Applicant: The Parochial Church Council, St Leonard's Church Grendon Underwood
Decision: Award grant of £187,300 (53%)