The entrance to Arcola Theatre from the street

Arcola receives grant from the second round of the Culture Recovery Fund

We’re pleased to announce that Arcola Theatre has been awarded £148,080 from the second round of the Government’s £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund (CRF).

This vital grant will support Arcola between April and June 2021, as we work to recover from the impacts of the coronavirus pandemic. It will enable us to: 

  • Open Arcola Outside to the public
  • Retain our team of full time, casual and freelance staff 
  • Recommence producing exciting, original theatre in Hackney

Over a year after we closed our doors to avoid contributing to the spread of Covid-19, we are incredibly grateful for this support. We can’t wait to share our latest plans and invite you to share in the next chapter of Arcola’s history. 

Thank you to Arts Council England, DCMS, HM Treasury and to all of our community for continuing to support us. 

We can’t wait to welcome you back soon. Sign up to our newsletter to be the first to hear about our upcoming plans.

Mehmet Ergen, Leyla Nazli, Ben Todd and all of us at Arcola Theatre