Arts and Humanities Awards (June 2014)

Arts and Humanities Awards (June 2014)

The following grants were awarded by the Wolfson Foundation in June 2014.

For news of other grants awarded in December, please go to the relevant joint programme announcements, or to the funding pages of our other main grant areas, Science & MedicineHealth & Disability and Secondary Education. Grants are awarded in each area in June and December every year.

A full list of all grants awarded in 2014 is available on our Grant Data page.

Higher education                                                                      

SOAS, WC1 (£500,000)
Lecture theatre in refurbished North Block of Senate House  

Lucy Cavendish College, Cambridge (£150,000)
En suite study bedroom in Student Centre  

National Film and Television School, Buckinghamshire (£135,000)
IT/AV and Dubbing Theatre equipment in campus redevelopment  

Royal Academy of Music, NW1 (£85,000)                                                                
Orchestra pit within redevelopment of theatre  

Robinson College, Cambridge (£50,000)
Teaching facilities within redevelopment  

St Anne's College, Oxford (£50,000)
Library and Academic Centre

Historic buildings

Calderdale Council, Halifax (£25,000)
Refurbishment of Piece Hall  

Impington Village College, near Cambridge (£25,000)

Restoration of the front elevation of Gropius Hall  

River Lea Tidal Mill Trust, E3 (£25,000)
Restoration of House Mill  

Stockport Metropolitan Borough Council (£20,000)

Restoration of Bramall Hall  

Downside Abbey, near Bath (£10,000)

Repairs to Abbey Church roof            


North East Theatre Trust, Newcastle upon Tyne (£50,000)
Fit out of children's and young people's writing centre in refurbished Georgian almshouse  

Scottish Poetry Library, Edinburgh (£50,000)
Events space  

Writers' Centre, Norwich (£50,000)
National Centre for Writing

Museums and galleries                                                          

Garden Museum, SE1 (£220,000)                        
Creation of Tradescant's Ark within redeveloped museum

Compton Verney, Warwickshire (£125,000)
Entrance Hall in Visitor Centre

MK Gallery, Milton Keynes (£25,000)


Music and performing arts                                    

Bristol Old Vic (£185,000)
Restoration of Cooper's Hall within redevelopment

Sheffield Theatres Trust (£75,000)
LED lighting and fittings within redevelopment of the Lyceum Theatre

Wigmore Hall, W1 (£66,000)

Seating refurbishment

Royal Shakespeare Company, Stratford-upon-Avon (£50,000)

New museum in Swan Wing redevelopment

Nuffield Theatre, Southampton (£25,000)
Lighting desk  

The Young Vic, SE1 (£25,000)
Sound desk  

South East Dance, Brighton (£20,000)
Creation Space

No Fit State Circus, Cardiff (£8,000
Dance flooring