Press Release 18 November 2021
Pascal Theatre Company is proud to announces a £43,500 award from the Government’s Culture Recovery Fund.
Pascal Theatre Company is among 925 recipients to benefit from the latest round of awards from the Culture Recovery Fund.
We are pleased that the Government’s Cultural Recovery Fund permits us to sustain our activities as we extend multidisciplinary arts projects to new communities and audiences in London and North West England.
Director Julia Pascal says
We are delighted with the grant. It acknowledges our recent work which includes new communities within imaginative arts projects in unusual spaces. We gather stories from the marginalised and reveal them through text, film, drama and dance.
The above photo shows our latest site-specific project Talking, Dancing Taboo! at the 2021 Bloomsbury Festival, a collaboration between Pascal Theatre Company and students from London Contemporary Dance School. https://www.pascal-theatre.com/project/performance- 21/ The event was sourced from memory shots revealing exciting stories of women’s exile and resistance. https://www.pascal-theatre.com/project/giving-voice
Culture Secretary Nadine Dorries said:
“Culture is for everyone and should therefore be accessible to everyone, no matter who they are and where they’re from.
“Through unprecedented government financial support, the Culture Recovery Fund is supporting arts and cultural organisations so they can continue to bring culture to communities the length and breadth of the country, supporting jobs, boosting local economies and inspiring people.”
Over £1.2 billion has already been awarded from the unprecedented Culture Recovery Fund, supporting around 5000 individual organisations and sites across the country ranging from local museums to West End theatres, grassroots music venues to festivals, and organisations in the cultural and heritage supply-chains.
Darren Henley, Chief Executive, Arts Council England, said:
“This continued investment from the Government on an unprecedented scale means our theatres, galleries, music venues, museums and arts centres can carry on playing their part in bringing visitors back to our high streets, helping to drive economic growth, boosting community pride and promoting good health. It’s a massive vote of confidence in the role our cultural organisations play in helping us all to lead happier lives”.
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