We received funding from the Arts Council’s Let’s Create Jubilee Fund by Hampshire and Isle of Wight Community Foundation

Included in the photo from left to right are Rachel Goodall, Janice Mason, Billy Stevenson, and David Shervill. They are all smiling  at the camera, with hedgerow behind them.
The Team on the Project: Rachel Goodall, from the Red Sauce Theatre Company, Billy Stevenson from Film Crew 4U CIC, Janice Mason from Owl XL CIC, and David Shervill from Global Music Visions C.I.C.

Global Music Visions C.I.C. Red Sauce Theatre Company, Film Crew 4U CIC, and Owl XL CIC have been awarded £9,920.00 from the Arts Council’s Let’s Create Jubilee Fund by Hampshire and Isle of Wight Community Foundation (HIWCF) – ensuring that creativity plays an important role in local community celebrations for Her Majesty The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.

The Let’s Create Jubilee Fund will ensure that thousands of people from communities all across England will have the opportunity to take part in exciting creative events – all in celebration of the Platinum Jubilee. From puppetry and story creation, through to making crowns, carnival and art trails, there will be a huge range of exciting activities for people of all ages and backgrounds to get involved in.

Global Music Visions C.I.C. The Red Sauce Theatre Company, and Film Crew 4U CIC, will be working together to deliver a performance called “The Promise”, based on the speech made by Princess Elizabeth to the Commonwealth. The Red Sauce Inclusive Theatre Group will be involved in all aspects of this Production, including acting, performance, music and sound creation, green screen technology and film production, and culminating in a main performance at Portsmouth Guildhall Studio on Monday 6thJune 2022. Owl XL CIC will be measuring the Social Outcomes and Impact of the project.

Made possible thanks to National Lottery players and administered by UK Community Foundations on behalf of the Arts Council, the Let’s Create Jubilee Fund will support a huge range of projects throughout England. 44 community foundations have been awarding grants across the country.

David Shervill, Technical Director at Global Music Visions C.I.C said:

“We are all so happy to have received the funding, which will enable us to share our skills and experiences with our beneficiaries, and each other. We are looking forward to working together, and bringing the joy and fun of theatre performance, film and music creation to the SEND group, and the wider community, and bring everyone together to share in the experience, whatever their ability. Thank you”, from Global Music Visions C.I.C. Red Sauce Theatre Company, Film Crew 4U CIC, and Owl XL CIC.

For more information please contact Rachel Goodall, Artistic Director via Email: redsaucetheatre@gmail.comor David Shervill, Technical Director: globalmusicvis@aol.com

Darren Henley, Chief Executive at Arts Council England said “The Let’s Create Jubilee Fund is a wonderful example of our ambition to give everyone the opportunity to participate in and experience the arts, culture and creativity – made possible thanks to National Lottery players. This June, we’ll see communities across England coming together to celebrate a historic milestone for this country. I’m excited to see these projects brought to life in villages, towns and cities across the country as our wonderfully creative communities celebrate The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.”

Jacqui Scott, CEO at HIWCF said, “We would like to thank the National Lottery and Arts Council England for this exciting opportunity to support our local charitable sector during the historic Platinum Jubilee celebrations. This is a fabulous opportunity for us to celebrate our shared cultural history, and we are looking forward to seeing an extraordinary range of activities that reflect the diverse nature of our communities.”

For more information please contact:

Nathan Dean, Communications Officer, Arts Council England
Tel: 0207 268 9648 / Email: Nathan.Dean@artscouncil.org.uk

Arts Council England is the national development agency for creativity and culture. We have set out our strategic vision in Let’s Create that by 2030 we want England to be a country in which the creativity of each of us is valued and given the chance to flourish and where everyone of us has access to a remarkable range of high quality cultural experiences. We invest public money from Government and The National Lottery to help support the sector and to deliver this vision. www.artscouncil.org.uk

Following the Covid-19 crisis, the Arts Council developed a £160 million Emergency Response Package, with nearly 90% coming from the National Lottery, for organisations and individuals needing support. We are also one of the bodies administering the Government’s unprecedented £1.96 billion Culture Recovery Funds. Find out more at www.artscouncil.org.uk/covid19.

About Hampshire and Isle of Wight Community Foundation   

The Hampshire & Isle of Wight Community Foundation (HIWCF) is an independent charitable trust established to inspire local giving for local need. The Community Foundation works both with donors who want to give something back to their local communities and voluntary groups providing vital services for local people where often a few hundred pounds can make a real difference to their lives. Companies, individuals, families and trusts can establish a fund with the Foundation, which supports a growing programme of grant-making to communities. HIWCF is part of a national network of 47 Community Foundations, one of the fastest growing philanthropic movements in the UK. Local groups can take a look at the HIWCF website to see if they might qualify for a grant: www.hiwcf.org.uk or email HIWCF at grantsadmin@hiwcf.com. Registered Charity No: 1100417 – Registered Company Number 4534462

Contact details for Editor: 
Jacqui Scott, Chief Executive, HIWCF ceo@hiwcf.com
Milly Moss, Marketing & Communications Officer, HIWCF marketing@hiwcf.com
01962 798700

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Image shows from left to right: The Queens Platinum Jubilee 2022, Arts Council England, and National  Lottery Logos