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Grants Made 2013

Organisation Name Project Title Grant Paid
Liverpool and Merseyside Theatres Trust Ltd towards redevelopment of the Liverpool Everyman Theatre £ 250,000
Theatre Royal Plymouth, Plymouth towards The Regeneration Project to make the theatre fit for purpose for the next 50 years £ 150,000
The Shakespeare Globe Trust, London towards creation of the new Jacobean Theatre, known as the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse £ 150,000
Royal National Theatre, London towards the redevelopment and transformation of the National Theatre to position it for the 21st century (1st payment of 3) £ 150,000
Chichester Festival Theatre towards Chichester Festival Theatre's 50th Anniversary capital redevelopment (1st payment of 2) £ 150,000
Scottish Opera, Glasgow towards a new building alongside the Theatre Royal, Glasgow to overcome current limitations and to transform current operation of the building (1st payment of 2) £ 125,000
The Arvon Foundation Ltd, Shropshire towards phase 1 of the £3.3M renovation to complete the transformation of The Hurst, Shropshire, into a residential centre for creative writing for writers £ 100,000
BAC (Battersea Arts Centre), London towards the redevelopment and restoration of the Battersea Arts Centre (1st payment of 2) £ 100,000
Pitlochry Festival Theatre towards the Radio Microphone System and mixing desk £ 97,000
Poetry Society, London to support the development of the Foyle Young Poets of the Year Award for a further 3 years (final payment of 3) £ 80,000
University of Sunderland Development Trust towards developing the National Glass Centre £ 50,000
Northern Ballet Theatre, Leeds towards two new ballets, Cinderella and The Great Gatsby, designed to extend the range and talents of the company's young dancers (final payment of 2) £ 50,000
London Philharmonic Orchestra towards the Foyle Future Firsts apprenticeship scheme for emerging orchestral musicians, for period starting October 13,14, 15 (1st payment of 3) £ 50,000
Birmingham Royal Ballet, Birmingham towards the creation of Prince of Pagodas in early 2014 £ 50,000
Mahogany Opera Trust, London towards the performances of The Church Parables by Benjamin Britten at Southwark Cathedral and Buxton Festival £ 45,000
Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance, Greenwich towards the £448K refurbishment of the theatre space and associated studio at Laurie Grove to create an incubator space for contemporary dance £ 40,000
The National Youth Theatre of Great Britain, London towards rebuilding the website, database and creating a new online payment system £ 40,000
Arcola Theatre Production Company, London towards phase 2 improvements to the new Arcola Theatre in the Colourworks Building £ 40,000
North Music Trust, Gateshead to support the expansion of the regional touring programme of Northern Sinfonia in 2013 £ 30,000
Gwent Ballet Theatre Limited, Newport towards the purchase and refurbishment of a base in Newport £ 30,000
Citizens' Theatre Ltd., Glasgow towards replacing the stalls and dress circle seats in the main auditorium £ 30,000
The Actors Professional Centre, London towards making improvements to the Actors Centre's Tristan Bates Theatre £ 29,000
Southampton Nuffield Theatre Trust towards replacing the sound equipment £ 25,000
Young Concert Artists Trust, London towards creating a new regional concert touring programme (£15K to underpin year one and £25K in year two) (final payment of 2) £ 25,000
South Hill Park Trust Ltd, Bracknell towards updating cinema equipment to digital technology £ 25,000
North Devon Theatres' Trust, Barnstaple towards re-equipping the stage lighting £ 25,000
London Music Masters, London towards the start up cost of the Development Assistant for one year £ 25,000
London Bubble Theatre Company, London to adapt the London Bubble premises in order to make them fully accessible £ 25,000
Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA), London towards creating a National Touring Programme of Artists' Film and Moving Image in 2013 (£25K) and 2014 (£15K) £ 25,000
London Mozart Players, Croydon towards year one of establishing a series of introductory concerts at Fairfield Halls, Croydon £ 22,000
Dance United, London towards funding one choreographic commission £ 22,000
Soho Theatre Company Ltd, London towards the purchase and installation of LED lighting £ 20,000
Sinfonia Cymru, Llanishen to help underpin the expansion of the concert programme across Wales £ 20,000
Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, London towards 'Learning Together', a new national music education programme £ 20,000
Serious Trust Ltd, London to support the commissioning of 21 new compositions as part of the London Jazz Festival to mark the 21st anniversary of the Festival £ 20,000
Chamber Orchestra Anglia, Norwich towards part time Development Manager (£12K) and core costs (£8K) £ 20,000
Wigtown Festival Company to develop visual arts and theatre programmes as part of the annual festival in 2013 and 2014 £ 16,000
ViVA Chamber Orchestra Ltd, Derby towards 'Dark Clouds are Smoldering into Red', a music, dance and education project to make the anniversary of the First World War in 2014 £ 15,000
Ulster Youth Choir, Portadown towards supporting the training choir summer residential course and a series of school workshops across Northern Ireland £ 15,000
The Barn Theatre Trust, Welwyn Garden City towards the Barn Theatre Studio Theatre Project £ 15,000
New Cut Arts (NCA), Halesworth towards improvements to the stage lighting £ 15,000
Sound Connections, London towards the 'Reaching out, Joining Up' project to make music more accessible for children and young people in challenging circumstances over 2 years (final payment of 2) £ 15,000
National Dance Company Wales, Cardiff Bay towards purchase of 8 seater minibus/people carrier to support the touring programme £ 15,000
Bowness Theatre Festival Limited, Bowness-on-Windermere towards support for the Autumn 13 Season and the new play, Housewife 49 £ 15,000
Arcangelo, Buckinghamshire towards the salary of the Head of Development £ 15,000
Kirklees Theatre Trust, Huddersfield to replace the 10 year old lighting desk £ 11,000
Glasgow Photography Group Ltd, Glasgow towards the new fine art print finish and retail facilities £ 10,000
Deal Festival for Music and the Arts, Canterbury towards Festival Arts and Education Work £ 10,000
Derry Theatre Trust, Londonderry towards InterAct Youth Arts Festival & Youth Forum £ 10,000
Collective Artistes, London towards the costs of a UK tour of 'ZHE: Undefined' in Autumn 2013 £ 10,000
Creative Youth, Kingston upon Thames towards the development and sustainability of the Creative Talent programme £ 10,000
Clonter Farm Music Trust, Congleton towards the associated education programme for interpretation of Die Fledermaus £ 10,000
Brighton Early Music Festival, London Showcasing Young Artists and Extending Participation project in 2013 £ 10,000
Hijinx Theatre Limited, Cardiff Bay towards the annual international inclusive arts festival, 'Unity' in June 2013 £ 10,000
Inside Intelligence, London towards producing the transfer of the 'Happy New' to London's Trafalgar Studios £ 10,000
Mowlem Institute, Swanage towards the purchase and installation of a digital projector £ 10,000
Music for Change, Canterbury towards core funding for salaries £ 10,000
National Youth Choir of Scotland, Glasgow towards developing the digital infrastructure £ 10,000
Nightingale Theatre, Brighton towards the new writing programme at the small studio theatre in Brighton £ 10,000
Scarabeus Theatre, London towards the costs of the production and tour of 'La Tempesta' in summer 2013 £ 10,000
St Just & District Trust Plen Project, Penzance towards the Plen Project, to construct new building adjacent to the Plen to provide backstage facilities and archive area £ 10,000
Taking Flight Theatre Company, Canton towards Inclusive, an accessible tour of Wales £ 10,000
The Poetry Trust, Halesworth towards the development and expansion of the annual poetry festival in 2013 £ 10,000
The Samling Foundation, Hexham towards Samling Masterclasses, Samling Academy and Academy Opera in 2013/14, supporting young musicians in the North East £ 10,000
The Two Moors Festival, South Moulton towards the 2013 festival £ 10,000
Ulster Youth Orchestra, Belfast towards the UYO Summer Course and concerts £ 10,000
Workington Playgoers Club Limited, Workington towards replacement of 50 year old auditorium heating and hot water systems £ 10,000
York Early Music Foundation, York towards the staging and audio-visual equipment £ 10,000
Total: 68 items £ 2,522,000