Legacy Trust UK is supporting six key projects from across the UK. Our funding will help them to expand on their ground-breaking work which took place in the lead up to and during London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, as they move forward into 2013 and beyond.
Abandon Normal Devices (AND) in the North West continues to develop as the UK’s most exciting new cinema and digital festival. It is also developing a new programme based on its expertise in building cross sector partnerships.
Accentuate in the South East is inspired by the Paralympic Movement. Accentuate is now building on three very successful years challenging the perception of disability in the arts and with our support is developing two of its flagship projects, uScreen and Creative Landscapes, to establish itself nationally.
CREATE brings art into the parks, playgrounds and rooftops of east London. Our support will help CREATE will establish itself as an independent organisation and commission long term projects ensuring an on-going cultural legacy in the Olympic host boroughs.
In Yorkshire imove, a celebration of human movement, is becoming an independent organisation (imove Arts Ltd) supporting the growth and sustainability of four of its participatory projects. It will also work to create a new festival for 2014, continuing to place movement and creativity in often surprising rural and urban places.
Following the hugely successful Walking in 2012, our funding will help Norfolk & Norwich Festival undertake research and development of a mass participation rural spectacular with Wildworks for a performance at their festival in 2014.
RELAYS (Regional Educational Legacy in Arts and Youth Sport) is focusing on its success in working with universities to provide unique opportunities across the South West. Its projects promote inclusivity and raise the educational aspirations of young people from all backgrounds.