Brilliant Britain - Episode 2 - London
18 October 2013, 10:29
The second episode of Brilliant Britain is here to showcase more of the best Big Lottery Funded projects in your area! This week, Becky Ives and Luke Roberts will be uncovering the delights of East London!
We explore this cultural hub and its fantastic community initiatives, as well as some top Big Lottery Fund-supported projects that transform the lives of those most in need. We'll also bring you an exclusive performance from emerging talent Jai Amore!
Wheels for Wellbeing
With the help of crucial funding from the Big Lottery Fund, the Wheels for Wellbeing initiative focuses on embracing all children and adults with disabilities and differing needs in order to engage inquality cycling activity in London. More Information: http://www.wheelsforwellbeing.org.uk
Parks For People
Parks for People is a joint initiative between the Big Lottery Fund and the Heritage Lottery Fund that offers grants for projects that regenerate public parks of national, regional or local heritage value. The aim of the programme is to make those parks more accessible to everyone. Parks for People is split into both physical improvements and ongoing improvements to park events, activities, training and volunteer opportunities. More Information: http://www.hlf.org.uk/HowToApply/programmes/Pages/ParksforPeople
Theatre Royal Stratford East
Theatre Royal Stratford East was built in 1884 and has a long and varied history of producing plays for the people. More Information: http://www.stratfordeast.com
The Trussel Trust have partnered with churches and communities to launch a series of food banks that aim to combat poverty nationwide. Foodbanks provide a minimum of three days emergency food and support to people who are experiencing crisis in the UK. More Information: http://trusseltrust.org/foodbank-projects
We're asking people in England, Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales to do more of the little brilliant things that make a big difference. Find out more and sign up by visiting Do Something Brilliant: http://www.dosomethingbrilliant.co.uk