Sadler's Wells receives Culture Recovery loan

Published: 4 April 2021
Reporter: Vera Liber

Sadler's Wells theatre Credit: Philip Vile

Sadler’s Wells has been awarded a loan of £4,250,000 from the UK Government's Culture Recovery Fund. The emergency support it has received to date was to support survival to April 2021. This loan will support ongoing operations and future recovery.

Sadler's Wells will reopen to socially distanced audiences from 17 May, and hopes to open completely later this summer.

Artistic Director & CEO Alistair Spalding and Executive Director Britannia Morton said, “we are very excited to be able to reopen with socially distanced performances, starting with our Associate Company English National Ballet’s performances of Reunion, from 17 May. We are grateful that this loan means we can continue to maintain our position as the nation’s dance house, supporting the dance sector nationally and internationally.”