MORE than £10 million has been granted to venues and creative organisations in the second round of “invaluable” government funding to support the arts’ recovery amid Covid-19.

A total of £10,313,072 has been awarded to 82 organisations in Brighton and Hove and East Sussex from the Culture Recovery Fund.

Eastbourne’s Royal Hippodrome Theatre receives £93,457.

Alex and Debbie said: “We are delighted to say we have received funding thanks to the government’s second round of the #CultureRecoveryFund so that we can continue to be here for you and #HereForCulture

“We are counting down the days to when we can finally reopen our doors…let’s go on with the show!”