Acknowledgements

The conversion of the building to a theatre complex and its ongoing development has only been possible thanks to the time and financial generosity of a great many people and organisations. Major financial grants and donations have been received from the following organisations, and their support is gratefully acknowledged:

2021

Arts Council England
House of Industry
Harpur Trust
BFI through Film Hub Midlands
Bedford Creative Arts
1 Degree East
University of Bedfordshire through the Heritage Hub Fund
Bedford Borough Council
Independent Cinema Office
National Lottery Community Foundation
DWP through Kickstart scheme
New Scene Foundation

2020

The Harpur Trust
Arts Council England
#IWILL [distributed by the Bedfordshire and Luton Community Foundation]
SEMLEP Growth Hub Kick Start Scheme
Bedford Borough Council Climate Change Fund

 2019

Arts Council England
The Foyle Foundation
Backstage Trust
Sylvia Waddilove Foundation
The High Sheriff of Bedfordshire
Bedford Community Chest
#IWILL [distributed by the Bedfordshire and Luton Community Foundation]
Unity Trust

2018

BFI Film Audience Network
The Theatres Trust
Bedford Community Chest
Santander Foundation
Panacea Society [distributed by the Bedfordshire and Luton Community Foundation]
The Harpur Trust
Arts Council England
Wixamtree
John Apthorp Trust
Frank Branston Charitable Trust

Pre 2018 The Harpur Trust Bedford Borough Council EB Bedfordshire (Entrust) The House of Industry Bedford Community Dental Services