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Second Full Round Of Culture Recovery Fund Grants Awarded
Christian Eede , April 2nd, 2021 13:03

Glastonbury and London's Young Vic theatre are among the cultural organisations sharing £400 million of grants

More than 2,700 arts and heritage organisations have been awarded a share of £400m in grants from the UK government's Culture Recovery Fund.

Following a number of rounds of funding last year in which the bulk of the government's £1.57 billion fund was awarded to various cultural organisations by Arts Council England, this latest round sees the likes of Glastonbury festival (£900,000) and London's Young Vic theatre (£219,845) receive much-needed funding amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

"We're extremely grateful to be offered a significant award from the culture recovery fund," Glastonbury organisers Michael and Emily Eavis said in a statement. "After losing millions from the cancellation of our last two festivals, this grant will make a huge difference in helping to secure our future."

Also among the groups receiving funding are artist booking agencies such as Qu Junktions and Annex, clubs such as Corsica Studios and The Cause, radio stations including Rinse and Reprezent, and publications such as Crack and DJ Mag.

The Quietus received Arts Council England funding last summer, while the first full round of funding began in October.

You can find a full breakdown of the Culture Recovery Fund grants to date here.