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SPF Funding Statement

Tin Shed Theatre Co. are pleased to announce that the company have secured financial support from the Shared Prosperity Fund.

This crucial support has enabled Tin Shed to secure its staff, volunteers, a creative community of freelancers & young people alongside a wide range of continued cultural activities at The Place, Bridge Street, Newport.

The fund has particularly helped support and continue the company's work at The Place,  a social arts & cultural centre  in the heart of Newport. The building offers  a wide range of regular creative activities led by creative professionals. From live performance to kids art clwb, from guided meditation to salsa dance, there's plenty on offer for everyone.

“Thanks to Newport City Council,  we are now in a stable position to continue the organisation's core work at The Place and support this vital city centre cultural & civic resource.” 

“We must thank our partners at Newport City Homes who work closely with us to deliver this vision and a wider range of organisations and individuals who passionately believe in redeveloping socially cohesive civic spaces for growing communities.

With a positive vision coupled with the support and understanding of brilliant people, anything is possible.” 

George Harris, Creative Director, Tin Shed Theatre Co

“The space they have created is welcoming and vibrant, we hope to continue our partnership working with lots of exciting pipeline programs and projects pending. Tin Shed creating The Place has been a crucial part in forming a community in the city centre.” 

Laura Palfry, Development & Partnership Coordinator, Newport City Homes.

The Place has a super exciting year ahead with free activities, cultural offerings & wellbeing activities for all, many of these are free to attend. 

 Watch out for its brand new programme launching for 2024.

Some of the organizations that support us

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