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New funding opportunity to level up culture in Thirsk and Malton...

21st May, 2022.

I encourage museums, galleries, libraries, and cultural venues across Thirsk and Malton to bid for £16.9 million in new funding from the Museum Estate and Development Fund to level up access to culture in our communities.

The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport is contributing the extra funding for the second round of the Museum Estate and Development Fund.

Museums can enter Round 2 from 9 May 2022 and bid for grants of between £50,000 and £5 million. 31 museums across England were supported by the fund in its first round.

Funding that has been awarded has helped to complete structural work, prevent flooding, and increase public access to heritage sites and museums......

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