We are pleased to announce that Beaconsfield has been acknowledged as an important place for cultural exchange and will be supported as a recipient of the Government’s £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund (CRF) to help face the challenges of the coronavirus pandemic and ensure a sustainable future.
Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden announced:
‘This funding is a vital boost for the theatres, music venues, museums and cultural organisations that form the soul of our nation. It will protect these special places, save jobs and help the culture sector’s recovery.’
Chair, Arts Council England, Sir Nicholas Serota, said:
‘Theatres, museums, galleries, dance companies and music venues bring joy to people and life to our cities, towns and villages. This life-changing funding will save thousands of cultural spaces loved by local communities and international audiences. Further funding is still to be announced and we are working hard to support our sector during these challenging times.’
Beaconsfield Co-Directors David Crawforth and Naomi Siderfin said:
‘The Culture Recovery Fund will enable us co continue to provide a reflective space in which people can adjust their perspective through the surprising ways in which we deliver art and culture.’