Ovalhouse receives £3 million grant from Arts Council England for new Brixton venue
We are delighted to announce that Arts Council England have confirmed an award for a total of £3 million to be invested in the our new theatre in Brixton, due for completion in 2019.
You can read the full press release below.
Joyce Wilson, London Area Director, Arts Council England, said:
The Arts Council is pleased to support Ovalhouse’s move to Brixton. The company does excellent work for the development of diverse artists and young people, and this represents a strong opportunity to develop a cultural hub in south London. We welcome the match funding from the London Borough of Lambeth: it is an investment not just in the project, but in a future of arts and culture for their community.
Deborah Bestwick, Director of Ovalhouse comments:
We have always known that this is an ambitious project - to build a new theatre in hard times, but we look at the work of our artists, and know that we are investing in the future. This grant unlocks that future.