Local causes receive funds to organize events for the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee
Arts Council England and UK Community Foundations have announced £390,764 for 60 voluntary and community organizations across the East Midlands to put creativity at the heart of their celebrations of Her Majesty The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee in June 2022.
The Let’s Create Jubilee Fund will ensure that thousands of people from communities across England will have the opportunity to take part in exciting creative events, all to celebrate the Platinum Jubilee. From puppetry and storytelling, to wreath making, carnival and art trails, there will be a huge range of exciting activities for people of all ages and backgrounds.
Made possible by National Lottery players and administered by UK community foundations on behalf of the Arts Council, the Let’s Create Jubilee Fund will support a wide range of projects across England.
Belchford & Fulletby Parish Council is set to receive £2,291 for its celebrations, The Sessions House CIC, Spilsby will receive £3,800 and Mimi’s Mission in Louth will receive £1,060.
Mimi’s Mission has confirmed that the charity will create a large mosaic. Using new and recycled materials, the community will come together to create a scene incorporating local villages and the Jubilee celebration.
Hayley Hodson, President of Mimi’s Mission “We are very happy and honored to have received funding to create an artwork with a local artist and the community. The funding will allow Mimi’s Mission to continue its mission of building community cohesion, uniting the community and creating a work of art to commemorate Her Majesty The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.
“Thank you, Arts Council England and Lincolnshire Community Foundation, for giving Mimi’s Mission the opportunity to create something great within our community.”