Wales: delegated decisions January 2020

Schedule of Decisions under delegated powers to Head of Investment, Wales on 30 January 2020

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


Daniel James / Calon Lan Museum

Applicant: Calon Lan Centre

Project description: Commemorate poet and composer Daniel James and his hymn Calon Lan.

Decision: Award grant of £8,400 (98%)


Garth Colliery Disaster Memorial

Applicant: Llynfi Valley River Care Group

Project description: Commemorate the 1897 Garth Colliery mining disaster which killed 9 miners.

Decision: Award Grant of £3,800 (100%)



Applicant: St Woolos Primary School

Project description: A school festival held for - 5 year olds, in which they will be taught skills in expressive arts to better their literacy and mathematical abilities.

Decision:  Reject


Village Heritage War Memorial & Place of reflection, Amended.

Applicant: Friends of St Teilos

Project description: Erect a memorial plaque and bench to commemorate 22 local men who died during the First World War and Second World War. 

Decesion: Award Grant of £4,400 (92%)


Discovering Stories

Applicant: Beyond the Border Storytelling Festival Ltd

Project description: Work with local schools to share, explore and re-imagine the mythical and historical significance of Dinefwr Park and to be an integral part in the 2020 festival.

Decision: Award grant of £10,000 (71%)


New Horizons' 30th Anniversary

Applicant: New Horizons Mental Health

Project description: Hold a range of activities during 2020 to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the establishment of New Horizons Mental Health.

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


EYE+ Matter Festival

Applicant: Ty Gwyn Special School

Project description: Give people with complex physical and/or cognitive disabilities the opportunity to take part in various events that will investigate and celebrate their heritage.

Decision: Award grant of £10,000 (75%)


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


Fusion Project

Applicant: Conwy County Borough Council

Project description: Project exploring the heritage of Conwy County from prehistory to modern day.

Decision: Reject


People's Voices in a People's War: Aberystwyth 1939-45

Applicant: Aberystwyth Uni (Old College)

Project description: A project exploring the experience and impact of the Second World War on the people and communities of Aberystwyth.

Decision: Award grant of £34,500 (80%)



Applicant: Eisteddfod Genedlaethol Cymru

Project description: Create a programme of learning and performance relating to the theme of protest in Wales.

Decision: Reject


The Night-time Blitz Experience

Applicant: Art Shell

Project description: Engage a wide range of people from Grangetown in the history of the Blitz in a creative way.

Decision: Award grant of £29,800 (100%)