The Old Market receives funding as part of the government’s Culture Recovery Fund

Graham Robson October 13, 2020

Brighton & Hove venue The Old Market has successfully received funding as part of the Government’s £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund (CRF) to help face the challenges of the coronavirus pandemic and ensure they have a sustainable future.

The Old Market, also known as TOM, is one of 1,385 cultural and creative organisations aross the country receiving urgently needed support. £257 million of investment has been announced as part of the very first round of the CRF grants programme being administered by Arts Council England. Further rounds of funding in the cultural and heritage sector are due to be announced over the coming weeks.

Loretta Sacco, director of The Old Market, said: “We would like to offer a huge thank you to everyone involved with awarding this grant for TOM.

“With this funding, we can now continue to provide for our local community, the city that we love and for the culture sector as a whole, delivering an innovative and bold programme for audiences, whilst also offering opportunities for artists, performers and freelancers.”

TOM is an independent, high quality live theatre which aims to encourage the presentation and production of performance arts, by handpicking shows.

For more info on TOM, click here.