Culture Recovery Fund & Outdoor Arts back to listing

On Mon 12 & Sat 17 Oct, Arts Council England announced the first and second round of recipients of cash from the DCMS Culture Recovery Fund. This first batch only lists grants of under £1 million and covered an investment total of £334 million in 1,974 venues, theatres, museums and other cultural organisations.

More announcements about the fund are to come over the following weeks.

Puppets with Guts ‘The Lips’ at the OutdoorArtsUK Conference 2019. Photo: Andy Moore

Outdoor Arts Recipients

OAUK has identified many companies, festivals and organisations with strong Outdoor Arts connections – and there are, of course, others including venues and larger companies which also work outside.

  • 2 Faced Dance Company
  • Architects of Air
  • Bluedot Festival
  • Brighton Festival
  • The Brick Box
  • Bureau of Silly Ideas
  • Candoco Dance Company
  • City Arts Nottingham
  • Corey Baker Dance
  • Déda Derby
  • Desperate Men
  • Diverse City
  • East Midlands Caribbean Carnival Arts Network
  • Emergency Exit Arts
  • Enable Leisure and Culture
  • Festival of Thrift
  • Fool’s Paradise
  • Gandini Juggling
  • Global Grooves
  • Greenwich+Docklands Festivals (GDIF)
  • Heartbreak Productions
  • Hounslow Arts Trust (Watermans / Bell Square)
  • The Illumaphonium
  • Kaleider
  • Kneehigh
  • Les Enfants Terribles Theatre Company
  • Magna Vitae (SO Festival, Skegness)
  • Mercurial Arts
  • Mind the Gap Theatre
  • Mr Wilson’s Second Liners
  • Oddsocks Productions
  • Play to the Crowd (Winchester Hat Fair)
  • Poole Lighthouse (Light Up Poole)
  • Puppets with Guts
  • Shademakers UK Carnival Club
  • Slung Low
  • Stopgap Dance Company
  • Studio 3 Arts (Dagfest)
  • Pound Arts (Blue Sky Festival)
  • The Lord Chamberlains Men
  • Trigger
  • Vision Redbridge Culture & Leisure (Circulate Consortium Partner)
  • Walk The Plank
  • Wiltshire Creative (Salisbury Festival)
  • Wired Aerial Theatre

Congratulations to them on their successful applications and hopefully it means that their short term welfare is assured.

It was a very long list, so please let us know if we have missed anything.

The full list is available to download: Arts Council England