More grants for local arts and music organisations

car made to look like a pineapple
BOSI’s pedal-powered pineapple car

Brixton’s unique outdoor conceptual art organisation, the Bureau of Silly Ideas (BOSI), is among 19 Lambeth groups to receive funding in the second distribution of Culture Recovery Fund grants.

The fund announced a first round of grants, with several local establishments benefitting, a few days ago,

Groups in the borough get £2,724,221 in total in the second round, with BOSI, a community interest trust based in railway arches in Valentia Place, getting £103,000.

Jamm on the Brixton Road, which has become the socially distanced Brixton Courtyard, gets £185,000.

The Lambeth Ltd, owner of the Prince of Wales, gets £120,000.

The largest grant, of half a million, goes to Brixton Hill based Equip Events Service – a specialist audio visual hire specialists and event technical management company.

Toulouse Lautrec, which continues to host live jazz in the Elephant, gets just under a quarter of a million.

Events company, The Manual, which works nationally and internationally, gets £232,000.

Brixton Hill Studios recording company gets £133,000.

The Artists Studio Company (ASC), a charity founded in 1993 to support artists and makers and promote the arts, which develops and manages affordable workspace for artists, including at Stockwell Road in central Brixton, gets £93,390.

The charity is currently supporting more than 700 practitioners in 552 workspaces across nine buildings in six London boroughs.

Brixton based Jellybooks, which runs test reading campaigns for book publishers, gets £90,000.

Neon performing arts school for 5-to-18-year-olds in Vauxhall gets £65,000.

Clapham’s Bread and Roses theatre company gets £50,000.

Full list below.

Culture Recovery Fund Lambeth grants round two

Organisation£ Awarded
Equip Event Services Ltd500000
Toulouse Lautrec Jazz Club246397
The Manual London Limited232044
James Lindsay (The Royal Vauxhall Tavern)225000
BADA Limited198200
jamm south london limited185000
Aures London159130
Brixton Sonic Ltd133724
The Lambeth Limited120000
Bureau of Silly Ideas103773
Box Clever Theatre Company96286
ASC - Funding for organisations93390
Jellybooks Ltd.90000
Neon Performing Arts Ltd65000
Killer Artists Limited61861
CLB Management50000
DIY Music50000
The Bread & Roses Theatre Company50000