OVER 140 arts and cultural organisations will benefit from a £25 million boost from the government, to help the sector recover from coronavirus.

The first round of funding awarded through the culture recovery fund, aimed to save the sector from the impact of the pandemic, was released yesterday.

In the South East, a total of £25,191,849 was handed out to save 146 theatres, venues and organisations.

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It's a fraction of the £257m awarded across the country yesterday.

Brighton and Hove Pride was one of the organisations that benefited, as it awarded £643,100 as part of the government's culture recovery fund.

The three-day festival was due to take place on August 1 and August 2 but was called off due to the pandemic.

Brighton Dome and Brighton Festival, along with its music services, have been given a total of £841,000 to help recover from the impact of the virus.

Find out what organisations near you received funding by reading the full list below.

Actors of Dionysus £50,129

Brighton Centre £250,000

Brighton Dome and Festival Limited £841,257

The Argus: Brighton DomeBrighton Dome

Brighton Marina Studios £119,882

Brighton Pride £643,100

Cabaret Mechanical Theatre £160,000

Concorde2 Limited £228,398

De La Warr Pavilion £657,713

Ditchling Museum of Art + Craft £98,000

Fabrica £122,453

Fat Poppadaddys Ltd £158,550

Freckle Ltd £245,000

Hastings Contemporary £230,000

Hope & Ruin £51,983

Ithaca £50,000

Jamm Hot Ltd £300,000

Komedia Ltd £247,000

Latest Bars Ltd £97,000

Library Productions Ltd £52,000

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Lighthouse Arts and Training Ltd £146,757

Marlborough Theatre Productions Ltd £62,000

Mckeown Events Ltd £185,289

Mick Perrin Worldwide Ltd £200,000

Photoworks £50,000

Printers Playhouse £83,672

Project Art Works £137,420

Puppets with GUTS £58,100

Royal Pavilion and Museums Trust £990,000

Small Pond Recordings £89,350

So sussex £92,500

South East Dance Ltd £180,447

St James Events Ltd £84,625

Stables Theatre £71,187

Sussex Events Ltd £50,000

The Charleston Trust (Bloomsbury in Sussex) £249,995

The Green Door Store £219,543

The Old Market £383,531

The Pipeline £51,185

The Piper £237,023

The Royal Hippodrome Theatre £188,744

The Spire Arts £56,500

Towner Art Gallery £140,500

White Rock Theatre Hastings Ltd £239,150