South East: delegated decisions January 2019

Schedule of Decisions under delegated powers to Head of HLF South East on 29 January 2019

Our Heritage

1. Sandwich Bay Bird Observatory Trust Restharrow Scrape Development Project

This project will purchase a wildlife site under threat, and engage different audiences with its importance to ecology.

Applicant: Sandwich Bay Bird Observatory Trust

Decision: Award grant of £99,500 (31%)

2. Connecting Communities With Hidden Lesbian Stories Embedded In Popular Heritage From The Past

This project will deliver a series of community events across the UK, exploring the lives and works of lesbian entertainers Gwen Farrar and Norah Blaney.

Applicant: Behind The Lines

Decision: Award grant of £20,000 (100%)

3. Preserving and sharing a church of the 1960s

A Roman Catholic church in Strood wishes to deliver roof repairs with some interpretation and engagement, in their important modernist building.

Applicant: English Martyrs RC Church Strood

Decision: Award grant of £69,900 (64%)

4. Barking, Booths and Bottlers: Sussex seashore entertainers between the two World Wars

This community education project will explore the world of seafront entertainers and entertainments in Sussex between the wars

Applicant: The Fedora Group

Decision: Award grant of £33,000 (70%)

5. Wantsum Land

This project will engage young people with the heritage of the Wantsum Channel, Kent.

Applicant: Project Motorhouse

Decision: Reject

6. Oxford for All

Applicant: Oxford Civic Society

Decision: Reject

7. Radical Roots and Dangerous Ideas

Applicant: Gulbenkian

Decision: Award grant of £42,400 (86%)

Sharing Heritage

1. Portslade's 1000 year history started here. The story and rescue of Portslade's Norman Manor

This project will improve access and visibility of Portslade's Norman Manor house, communicate its historic importance, and explore possible solutions for its longer-term sustainability.

Applicant: Fresh Start Portslade

Decision: Award grant of £10,000 (85%)

2. After the Riots: Women and Temperance in Victorian Worthing

This project will protect, explore and share archives about Worthing’s temperance movements.

Applicant: Christ Church Parochial Church Council Outreach Committee

Decision: Award Grant of £8,000 (80%)

3. Creation of a Wheatley Heritage Trail with walk leaflet and interpretation boards

A local history group in an Oxfordshire village wishes to install interpretation to create a village trail

Applicant: Wheatley Village Archive

Decision: Award grant of £8,500 (100%)

4. Osney Lock Hydro - unlocking the power of our river

An Oxford community environmental charity wishes to increase the profile of their hydro-electric plant through interpretation and activities, celebrating the area’s cultural and natural heritage.

Applicant: Osney Lock Hydro

Decision: Award grant of £9,900 (99%)

5. Charles Kingsley 200 Festival Pageant - The History of Child Labour in Our Community

The project will deliver a re-enacted pageant, accompanied by workshops, talks and learning packs.

Applicant: Charles Kingsley Society

Decision: Award grant of £5,000 (100%)

Resilient Heritage

1. Culture: Impact

Applicant: Hampshire Cultural Trust

Decision: Award grant of £35,800 (90%)

First World War

1. Shalom Sussex - The Jewish Community in WWI

Applicant: Strike a Light – Arts and Heritage

Decision: Award grant of £10,000 (91%)

2. Lasting Memories - marking 100 years of peace after the First World War (28th June 1919)

The project will explore the effects of the period between the declaration of the armistice and the signing of the Versailles treaty in June 1919

Applicant: Screen South

Decision: Award grant of £9,900 (100%)