South West: delegated decisions February 2019

Schedule of Decisions under delegated powers to Head of HLF South West on 13 February 2019

 

Our Heritage

“Performing the Past” – Hengistbury Head

Bournemouth Borough Council has applied for a grant of £44,900 (55%) towards a 30 month project focusing on the life of prehistoric occupations of Hengistbury Head through a series of Citizen Science projects, events, exhibitions, a volunteer training and engagement project and a mapping and survey project with Bournemouth University.

Applicant: Bournemouth Borough Council

Decision: Award Grant of £44,900 (55%)

Mayflower 400 Trails Community Engagement Project

Plymouth City Council has applied for a grant of £58,500 (63%) towards developing a walking trail around the Barbican to mark the Mayflower 400 Anniversary and deliver a programme of access and engagement for schools and local community groups.

Applicant: Plymouth City Council

Decision: Award Grant of £58,500 (63%)

Urgent structural repairs to St John the Baptist Church, Pitchcombe

Pitchcombe PCC has applied for a grant of £46,300 (24%) towards a project to undertake re-roofing and repairs to the stonework of this Grade II listed church. The project will also deliver an exhibition, book, series of workshops, talks and events.

Applicant: Pitchcombe PCC

Decision: Award Grant of £46,300 (24%)

The Father Willis Organ, Salisbury Cathedral

Salisbury Cathedral has applied for a grant of £82,300 (11%) towards a 14 month project to restore the “Father” Willis pipe organ which was originally built in 1876 and deliver an exhibition and programme of school and community workshops, talks and discovery days.

Applicant: Salisbury Cathedral

Decision: Award Grant of £82,300 (11%)

Low Ham Church in the Field Project – The Disappearing Houses

The Churches Conservation Trust has applied for a grant of £59,900 (69%) towards a project to undertake conservation work to a series of 17th century monuments in the Grade I listed Low Ham Church, and engage the local community through a programme of activities, tours, new interpretation and training.

Applicant: Churches Conservation Trust

Decision: Reject

Wild Roots; revealing the forgotten treasures of a special landscape

East Devon AONB Partnership has applied for a grant of £54,900 (76%) towards a three year project to engage local people and specialist groups with the heritage of the area covered by the 1781 Shute Estate Map through a programme of activities, events, practical conservation, a performance and a photo archive.

Applicant: East Devon AONB Partnership (EDDC)

Decision: Reject

New ways to celebrate the rich heritage of Beaminster and neighbouring villages

Beaminster Museum is seeking a grant of £55,000 (36%) towards a project to create an extension to the Grade II listed building providing new education and volunteer/research space, and also delivering a programme of events and activities.

Applicant: Beaminster Museum

Decision: Reject

Ancient mining in a fragile Cornish cliffscape: digitally recreating the inaccessible

The University of Exeter, in partnership with Perranzabuloe Parish Council and Perranzabuloe Museum has applied for a grant of £57,200 (78%) towards an 18 month project to investigate and record the Vugh an Vlounder site at Perranporth and create a 3-D virtual reality reconstruction and programme of school visits.

Applicant: University of Exeter

Decision: Reject

Expanding Horizons

The Palace Trust has applied for a grant of £60,000 (28%) towards a project to create a high level walkway to engage visitors with the remains of the 13th century Great Hall, and deliver new interpretation and activities, workshops and an interpretation app.

Applicant: The Palace Trust

Decision: Reject

Church of St Mary Magdalene, Fifehead Magdalen, Tower Roof and Masonry Repairs

The Church of St Mary Magdalene, Fifehead Magdalen has applied for a grant of £11,400 (23%) towards a project to restore the tower roof of this Grade II listed building, and improve interpretation of the church.

Applicant: Church of St Mary Magdalene, Fifehead Magdalen

Decision: Reject

Restoration of six bells in the tower to future proof for the next 150 years

St Mary’s Church, Lytchett Matravers has applied for a grant of £18,500 (50%) towards a project to restore the bells of this Grade I listed church and deliver a programme of activities including talks and an exhibition.

Applicant: St Mary’s Church, Lytchett Matravers

Decision: Reject

The Rainbow Connections (LGBT Narratives: Coming Out and Passing on Heritage in Safe Spaces_)

Plymouth Univesity has applied for a grant of £43,500 (91%) towards a 2 year project to create “safe spaces” to exchange LGBT+ heritage, record it through workshops and oral histories, and make it available to the public through a programme of talks, events, walks and exhibitions.

Applicant: Plymouth University

Decision: Reject

The Road to Sidwell Street: the history of a street, its business and its people

St Sidwell’s Community Centre has applied for a grant of £49,500 (92%) towards an 18 month project to explore the history of St Sidwell’s Street and its diverse community of traders through a programme of public events, exhibitions, school engagement and photography and storytelling courses.

Applicant: St Sidwell’s Community Centre

Decision: Reject

Repairs to fabric of St Peter’s Church, Portishead

Portishead Church of England PCC has applied for a grant of £67,900 (54%) towards a project to undertake masonry repairs to the Grade I listed church, rehang the medieval Sanctus Bell and deliver two community engagement programmes.

Applicant: Portishead Church of England

Decision: Reject

Portraiture, photography and image control – Georgian influence on our obsession with the perfect image

The Bath Preservation Trust has applied for a grant of £18,000 (90%) towards a 1 year project to deliver a series of exhibitions, events, workshops and films across 4 museums in Bath with a focus on the exploration of photography, image control and its links to Georgian portraiture and science.

Applicant: Bath Preservation Trust

Decision: Award Grant of £18,000 (90%)

200 years of Tiverton – the legacy of the Heathcoat-Amory family

DAISI has applied for a grant of £22,900 (91%) towards a 9 month project to engage young people in Tiverton with the heritage of the Heathcoat-Amory family and their 200 year involvement with Tiverton through partnerships with Tiverton Museum, Knightshayes, a series of events and workshops and an exhibition.

Applicant: DAISI

Decision: Reject

Shame, shame, shame!

CLIPS has applied for a grant of £36,700 (71%) towards a 2 year project to work with young people with experience of the care system to explore the history of Muller homes orphanage which opened in Bristol in 1836 through research, film making, oral histories, a website, art exhibition and support activities.

Applicant: CLIPS

Decision: Reject

 

Sharing Heritage

Promote community involvement in the restoration of the historic bells of Calstock Church

Calstock Parochial Church Council has applied for a grant of £9,800 (19%) towards a project to restore and rehang the bells in this Grade I listed church and create new interpretation, a talk and open days.

Applicant: Calstock Parochial Church Council

Decision: Award Grant of £9,600 (19%)

How Gloriously the Sun Does Shine – Traditional Singers in Somerset Today

OSR Projects has applied for a grant of £9,600 (100%) towards a project to document and record the heritage of Somerset folksongs working with Somerset Diverse Community, and develop and share these through a sound installation, exhibition and website.

Applicant: OSR Projects

Decision: Reject

Celebrating Painswick Rococo Garden

Painswick Rococo Garden Trust has applied for a grant of £6,100 (90%) towards a 5 month project to celebrate the history of the Gardens and Rococo art and sculpture through a programme of creative workshops, talks, recruitment and training of new volunteers and creation of a film and 3D sculpture.

Applicant: Painswick Rococo Garden Trust

Decision: Award Grant of £6,100 (90%)

Centenary celebrations and club heritage exhibition for past and present players and their community

Okehampton Coumbines Ladies Hockey Club has applied for a grant of £7,400 (100%) towards a project to celebrate the centenary of the club through a programme of research, recording memories of past players, creating an archive and website and a series of events.

Applicant: Okehampton Columbines Ladies Hockey Club

Decision: Award Grant of £7,400 (100%)

History in our Hands

Milbourne St Andrew First School has applied for a grant of £9,900 (84%) towards a project to explore their local built environment through creating a replica Iron Age roundhouse in the school grounds, visits to local Iron Age and Anglo Saxon sites and creation of a learning box.

Applicant: Milbourne St Andrew First School

Decision: Reject

Musbury – Our History

Musbury Primary School has applied for a grant of £9,900 (91%) towards a three month project to explore the history of Musbury Castle – an Iron Age hill fort – and create their  own Iron Age house.

Applicant: Musbury Primary School

Decision: Reject

Know your Place North Somerset : Shared Heritage Volunteer Project

North Somerset Council has applied for a grant of £10,000 (91%) towards a project to support the development and sustainability of the Know your Place project through recruitment and training of new volunteers and a programme of outreach sessions with community groups and schools.

Applicant: North Somerset Council

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

 

Young Roots

Life on Dartmoor in World War Two

MED Theatre has applied for a grant of £24,500 (68%) towards a project to engage young people in the history of Dartmoor during the Second World War, in partnership with the National Trust (Castle Drogo), South West Lakes Trust and the Moretonhampstead History Society.

Applicant: MED Theatre

Decision: Reject

 

First World War

Rolling Back Time

Wiltshire Armed Forces and Veterans Celebrations have applied for a grant of £3,200 (81%) towards a 3 month project to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the gifting of a “presentation tank” to the town of Trowbridge  through a Veterans Day weekend and accompanying events,

Applicant: Wiltshire Armed Forces and Veterans Celebrations

Decision: Award Grant of £3,200 (81%)

Sikh Garden of Remembrance

The Maharaja Duleep Singh Centenary Trust has applied for a grant of £10,000 (14%) towards a project to create a memorial and garden of remembrance to Sikh soldiers who served in the First World War.

Applicant: The Maharaja Duleep Singh Centenary Trust

Decision: Reject

 

Resilient Heritage

A feasibility study to identify new opportunities for increasing income and achieving financial sustainability

The Holburne Museum has applied for a grant of £17,800 (97%) towards a 4 month project to commission a feasibility study to identify opportunities to develop new income streams and opportunities to increase financial resilience.

Applicant: The Holburne Museum

Decision: Award Grant of £17,800 (97%)

Kimmeridge Resilience Project

The Kimmeridge Trust has applied for a grant of £80,700 (86%) towards a two year project to engage a Fundraiser and Business Manager to strengthen financial resilience and develop new income streams to support the Etches Collection of Fossils housed at Kimmeridge.

Applicant: The Kimmeridge Trust

Decision: Reject

Collaborating with Water: creating a culture of shared care for our river heritage

The Bioregional Learning Centre has applied for a grant of £10,000 (100%) towards a project to develop a collaborative approach to river management with a specific focus on the River Dart.

Applicant: Bioregional Learning Centre

Decision: Reject

Rediscovering Holst’s Home – Creating an inspiring place for the future

Holst Birthplace Trust has applied for a grant of £48,800 (98%) towards a project to increase the museum’s audience appeal, strengthen its volunteer team and improve its income generation abilities.

Applicant: Holst Birthplace Trust

Decision: Reject

 

Grants for Places of Worship

Repair and refurbish All Saints to create a community space and a place of worship

Isle Brewers PCC and Village Community of Isle Brewers has applied for a grant of £231,300 (57%) towards  urgent repairs to their Grade II listed church, including re-roofing, stonework repairs, repointing, and new lighting a rewiring, and an engagement programme including creation of a new server, talks and walks, a leaflet and booklet.

Applicant: Isle Brewers PCC and Village Community of Isle Brewers

Decision: Award Grant of £231,300 (57%)