Arts, culture and heritage events fund

Information about the arts, culture and heritage events fund. This has now closed and applications are not currently being accepted.

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Arts, culture and heritage events fund

Funded through the UK Shared Prosperity Fund, the Council is launching a new grant scheme to support community-led arts, culture, heritage and creative events.

The Council are able to fund at least ten events across the Borough with grants of up to £1,000 available.

The grant will support a range of events including, but not limited to:

  • food festivals
  • music festivals
  • comedy festivals
  • cultural festivals
  • theatre festivals
  • arts festivals
  • concerts and music
  • dancing events
  • community meals (food and drink, excluding alcohol)
  • parades
  • street party
  • performances and performing arts
  • classes and lessons

The grant cannot be used for:

  • award ceremonies
  • business expos or trade fairs
  • wedding fairs
  • regular street markets, auctions, car boot sales, or agricultural markets
  • sports matches, race meetings or sporting competitions
  • purchasing of alcohol