Grants Awarded in 2017

St Peter’s Church Pilning

St Peter’s Church Pilning

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The Foundation is pleased to award a grant to St Peter’s Church in Pilning to encourage more visitors and participation and to enhance services to benefit a wider public.

 

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RIFCo Arts

RIFCo Arts

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The ALW Foundation has awarded funding over three years to RIFCo Arts towards a career development programme for young British Asian emerging and mid-career artists, encouraging greater participation and developing new
audiences from British Asian communities across the UK. Supporting 15 artists aged 20-26, participants will be commissioned to develop and showcase a new piece of work and take part in development workshops, mentoring sessions and receive guidance on progression routes.

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Crisis UK

Crisis UK

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The Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation as awarded a grant to Crisis UK to support the provision of informal and accredited performing arts workshops for homeless people in London

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Malvern Theatre

Malvern Theatre

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Malvern Theatres has received funding towards an intensive Advanced Course in Drama and Performance for Professional Theatre for young people applying to Drama School aged 16 and above.

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Live Music Now

Live Music Now

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Live Music Now received a grant from the ALW Foundation to support musicians at the start of their careers the funding is towards their Pathways into Music Programme providing training and performance experience for talented musicians at the start of their careers.

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Hoxton Hall Trust

Hoxton Hall Trust

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Hoxton Hall Trust support 3 young poeple from BAME backgrounds with an ALW Foundation Grant. Hoxton Hall Trust will use their funding to support three trainee positions in Technical Theatre, Directing and Marketing & Development, with applications encouraged from their youth arts programmes and Black Theatre Live networks.

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The Museum of London Archaeology

The Museum of London Archaeology

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The Museum of London Archaeology will support 30 young people through their Built Heritage Engagement Programme. The grant awarded to MOLA (Museum of London Archaeology) is towards their Built Heritage Youth Engagement Programme in Haringey, Islington and Tower Hamlets for 30 young people who are or are at risk of being Not in Education, Employment, or Training (NEET).

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The BRIT School

The BRIT School

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The ALW Foundation has awarded funding over three years to the BRIT School to support their Bridge Theatre Co, a free year-long part time course for post sixth form BRIT School students. Providing an opportunity to create a theatre company and produce a show under the guidance of industry specialists, it culminates in a three-week performance run.  Marking the 25 anniversary of the school, the grant will allow the expansion of the company to accommodate Musical Theatre students for the first time, creating a stronger training programme that will benefit more young people.

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Beatroute Arts

Beatroute Arts

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Beatroute Arts have received a grant for their ‘Take a Bow’ project providing free instrument provision and music tuition in a disadvantaged area of Glasgow for young people and their families.

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Awards for Young Musicians

Awards for Young Musicians

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Awards for Young Musicians Furthering Talent programme delivering instrument tuition and individual mentoring support for children from families who cannot afford to continue with music lessons after Key Stage 2. This grant will unlock a further £20,000 in Arts Council match funding.

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Arts Insight

Arts Insight

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Arts Insight funding will go towards performing arts workshops delivered free of charge into primary and SEN schools across the UK, transforming schools into theatres and covering all aspects of putting on a show.

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Frantic Assembly

Frantic Assembly

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A grant was awarded to Frantic Assembly’s Ignition programme to encourage greater engagement from young men aged 16-20, many of whom live in areas of high deprivation with limited access to the arts. Based in regional theatres across the UK, the programme includes intensive professional drama training with an emphasis on physical theatre skills and teamwork.

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Primary Schools in Denbighshire

Primary Schools in Denbighshire

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A grant to the Denbighshire Music Cooperative will bring professional music tuition and guidance into rural Welsh primary schools where children have no or very limited access to music.

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Creative Access

Creative Access

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Following substantial cuts to its government funding in 2016, Creative Access has been awarded £45,000 over three years to provide off-the-job training programmes for paid interns from BAME backgrounds. Working with creative firms including the National Theatre, BBC, Almeida, Paines Plough and Royal Shakespeare Company, 6 and 12 month-long internships will include access to a mentor, induction days, masterclasses, pastoral support, networking, CV clinics and interview training for young people. Interns are also encouraged to visit their former schools, inspiring greater participation by BAME young people within the scheme and the wider sector.

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CLIC Sargent’s Music Programme

CLIC Sargent’s Music Programme

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A grant to CLIC Sargent’s Music Programme will provide residential music workshops delivered by professional music leaders for young people with cancer, enabling them to pursue their musical talents as well as reducing the burden of cancer diagnosis and treatment.

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Choirs Beating Time

Choirs Beating Time

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Choirs Beating Time is a Charity that runs weekly singing groups in prisons for offenders and staff in HMPs Birmingham, Maidstone and HMP/YOI ISIS (Greenwich), using group singing as a tool they help develop new skills and support participants to re-enter the job market on release.

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Scottish Civic Trust

Scottish Civic Trust

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The Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation has supported the Scottish Heritage Angel Awards since they were established in 2014. The first such awards in Scotland, they recognise the work of voluntary groups and individuals in protecting and celebrating Scotland’s historic environment. The Scottish Civic Trust, working in partnership with Historic Environment Scotland, Scottish Government and Archaeology Scotland, will continue to deliver the awards throughout 2017, 2018 and 2019, promoting the advancement of heritage protection and restoration throughout the country.

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Tara Arts Theatre

Tara Arts Theatre

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Tara Arts Theatre receive funding to develop four year-long trainee positions. With a legacy of championing multicultural and diverse theatre,  Tara Arts Theatre will develop four year-long trainee positions in Lighting, Production, Stage Management and Sales Memberships for unemployed people aged 18 – 25 years from BAME backgrounds

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