Arts Council emergency support for North East theatre
9 July 2020
Reporter: Peter Lathan
Arts Council England has revealed the emergency support it has given to theatre during the coronavirus pandemic. There are three lists, support for National Portfolio Organisations, for non-NPOs and for individuals.
In the North East, ARC Stockton received £79,943, The Customs House (South Shields) £19,090 and The Queen’s Hall (Hexham) £36,428. Interestingly the Beamish Museum received £425,000.
There were 830 applications for aid from non-NPOs of which 508 were successful and a total of £10,807,852 was awarded.
2,136 individuals applied and 1,553 were successful, receiving a total of £3,499,186.
Nationally NPOs received £33,103,133, 3,182 non-NPOs £47.7m and 7,484 individuals £17.1m