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Data for financial year ending 31 December 2017

House Of Illustration

  • Income

    £1.0M

  • Spending

    £1.2M

  • Status

    Up-to-date

Charity no. 1095210 Company no. 4484943

Contact details

Public address

  • House Of Illustration, 2 Granary Square, London, N1C 4BH

Aims & activities

House of Illustration is the UK's only public gallery dedicated solely to illustration. It exists to champion the power of illustration, placing it at the heart of contemporary visual culture and introducing it to the widest possible audience. We aim to engage the public through innovative exhibitions; a pioneering learning programme; and a thriving public programme of talks and events.

What the charity does

  • Education/training
  • Arts/culture/heritage/science
  • Recreation

Who the charity helps

  • Children/young people
  • Elderly/old people
  • People with disabilities
  • Other charities or voluntary bodies
  • Other defined groups
  • The general public/mankind

How the charity works

  • Provides buildings/facilities/open space
  • Provides services
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information
  • Acts as an umbrella or resource body
  • Other charitable activities

Income and Endowments:

£1.0M

Expenditure:

£1.2M

Assets and liabilities

  • £366.0K Own use assets
  • £0.0K Long term investments
  • £0.0K Defined benefit pension scheme asset or liability
  • £520.8K Other assets
  • £488.8K Total liabilities
Financial history
Compliance history

Fundraising

Raises funds from the Public

Trading

This charity has one or more trading subsidiaries

Gift aid

Recognised by HMRC for gift aid

Charitable spending ratios

116%
82%
0%

Charitable objects

THE CHARITY'S OBJECTS ("THE OBJECTS") ARE TO EDUCATE THE PUBLIC IN THE ART OF LITERARY ILLUSTRATION AND IN PARTICULAR BY OWNING, MANAGING AND OPERATING A MUSEUM AND ART GALLERY OPEN TO THE PUBLIC FOR THE DISPLAY AND STUDY OF THE WORKS OF QUENTIN BLAKE AND OTHER LITERARY ILLUSTRATORS AND ASSOCIATED PICTURES, DRAWINGS, SKETCHES AND ILLUSTRATIONS, WORKS OF LITERATURE, ARTEFACTS, AND OBJECTS D'ART.

Governing document

MEMORANDUM AND ARTICLES OF ASSOCIATION INCORPORATED 12 JULY 2002 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION DATED 20 SEPTEMBER 2006 AND CERTIFICATES OF INCORPORATION UPON CHANGE OF NAME DATED 25 JULY 2008 AND 15 JUNE 2009.

Area of benefit

Worldwide

Organisation type

Standard registration

Policies

Risk management
Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
Conflicts of interest
Volunteer management
Complaints handling

Land And Property

This charity owns and/or leases land or property. Some or all of this land or property must be used for the charity’s purposes.

  • 14 Trustees
  • 11 Employees
  • 90 Volunteers

Trustee board

Trustee Other trusteeships Charity status
Sir Alan Parker H R H The Duke Of Edinburgh's Commonwealth Study Conference (Uk Fund) Up-to-date
Kpr Charitable Trust Up-to-date
The Temenos Academy Up-to-date
Claudia Frances Zeff None on record
Ghislaine Kenyon Artichoke Trust Up-to-date
Sir Quentin Saxby Blake None on record
Peter Julian Fineman Coral Samuel Charitable Trust Up-to-date
The Fineman Trust Up-to-date
Professor Frances Corner Obe (Chair) None on record
Jeremy Carver Cbe The Cambridge Malaysian Education And Development Trust Up-to-date
Dalwardin Babu Artichoke Trust Up-to-date
Medecins Sans Frontieres (Uk) Up-to-date
The Comedy School Charitable Trust Up-to-date
Tracey Reddings Prism The Gift Fund Up-to-date
Judy Gibbons Nesta Up-to-date
Petersham Environment Trust Ltd Up-to-date
Lauren Child None on record
Sarah Culshaw None on record
Nicholas Francis Durbridge None on record
Richard Ian Bawden None on record

Areas of operation

List of regions

  • Throughout England And Wales