Archive: Tag: Covid19

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Mercury Theatre secures vital support for plans to safely reopen From Government Culture Recovery Fund

  We are delighted to share that we have secured vital support with £250,000 from the Government Culture Recovery Fund. Arts organisations across England were able to apply to Arts Council England to receive a lifeline from the £257m survival…

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Our Response To the Government’s Support Package for the Arts

Yesterday evening, the Government announced a £1.57 billion support package to help the UKs Arts Sector, including theatres, museums and galleries, to weather the effects of the Covid pandemic. The Mercury Theatre is just one of the thousands of arts…

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We’ll see you after the interval! – An open letter from Steve Mannix & Tracey Childs

On behalf of everyone here at the Mercury we do hope that you, your family and your friends are managing to stay safe and well in these very strange and challenging times. In the last few weeks and months all…

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Supporting Your Community

Our Engagement Producer, Matthew Jewson, has been taking a look at some of the wonderful charitable activities taking place in and around Colchester during these difficult times. “As life continues in lockdown, many charities, voluntary groups and generally lovely people…

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Accessible Resources: Arts Council England Emergency Funding

In response to the COVID19 lock down, the Arts Council England are making £160 million of emergency funding available for creative industry organisations and individuals who will need it during the current crisis. They have also changed the funding requirements for…

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