Oliver Dowden, culture secretary and member of parliament for Hertsmere is delighted that the Radlett Centre has been awarded a lifeline grant.
The centre is set to receive £82,251 as part of the government’s £1.57billion Culture Recovery Fund (CRF) to help face the challenges of the coronavirus pandemic.
Mr Dowden MP said: “I am delighted that the Radlett Centre in my Hertsmere constituency are receiving this government funding.
“I have enjoyed many performances here from pantomime at Christmas to the Radlett Light Operatic Society. They have a fantastic cafe downstairs, Teatro, and really are at the heart of our community.
“This government has said that we are here for arts and this funding will protect special places, like the Radlett Centre in my constituency, save jobs and help the culture sector’s recovery.”
This funding forms part of the government’s Culture Recovery Fund, administered by Arts Council England.
For more information, visit artscouncil.org.uk/covid19.