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Data for financial year ending 31 December 2017

The Charleston Trust (Bloomsbury In Sussex)

  • Income

    £2.6M

  • Spending

    £1.6M

  • Status

    Up-to-date

Charity no. 1107313 Company no. 05212725

Contact details

Public address

  • Charleston, Firle, Lewes, East Sussex, BN8 6LL

Aims & activities

Museum

What the charity does

  • General charitable purposes
  • Education/training
  • Arts/culture/heritage/science
  • Environment/conservation/heritage

Who the charity helps

  • Children/young people
  • Elderly/old people
  • People with disabilities
  • People of a particular ethnic or racial origin
  • Other defined groups
  • The general public/mankind

How the charity works

  • Provides human resources
  • Provides buildings/facilities/open space
  • Provides services
  • Provides advocacy/advice/information

Income and Endowments:

£2.6M

* £11.2K investment gains(losses)

Expenditure:

£1.6M

Assets and liabilities

  • £5.2M Own use assets
  • £159.9K Long term investments
  • £0.0K Defined benefit pension scheme asset or liability
  • £1.5M Other assets
  • £509.5K Total liabilities
Financial history
Compliance history

Fundraising

Raises funds from the Public
Works with commercial participants
with an agreement in place

Trading

This charity has one or more trading subsidiaries

Gift aid

Recognised by HMRC for gift aid

Charitable spending ratios

43%
64%
37%

Charitable objects

(1) TO ACQUIRE PROTECT AND IMPROVE FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE PUBLIC GENERALLY THE LAND AND BUILDINGS LISTED IN THE DEEDS OF CHARLESTON FARMHOUSE FIRLE EAST SUSSEX BUT KNOWN AS CHARLESTON ITS CHARACTER AMENITIES AND CONTENTS AND ANY ADJACENT PROPERTY AND (2) TO PROMOTE THE MAINTENANCE IMPROVEMENT AND DEVELOPMENT OF PUBLIC KNOWLEDGE UNDERSTANDING AND APPRECIATION OF THE ART ARCHITECTURE AND CONTENTS OF CHARLESTON AND ITS HISTORICAL LITERARY AND ARTISTIC CONNECTIONS; AND (3) TO ENCOURAGE AND PROMOTE APPRECIATION AND UNDERSTANDING OF THE ARTS.

Governing document

MEMORANDUM AND ARTICLES INCORPORATED 23/08/2004 NOW ARTICLES ADOPTED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION DATED 06/10/2014

Area of benefit

Not Defined. In Practice East Sussex.

Organisation type

Standard registration

Policies

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

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.

  • 11 Trustees
  • 70 Employees
  • 103 Volunteers

Trustee board

Trustee Other trusteeships Charity status
David Pickard None on record
Marion Gibbs None on record
Anne Morrison None on record
Mark Burch The Arts Educational Schools Up-to-date
Theatre Investment Fund Limited Up-to-date
Professor Michael Farthing (Chair) Royal Medical Benevolent Fund Up-to-date
The Brighton West Pier Trust Up-to-date
Uk Research Integrity Office Limited Up-to-date
Simon Martin House Festival Limited Up-to-date
Pippa Harris None on record
Jolyon Lawrence Brewis None on record
Alexander Stitt None on record
Caroline Price None on record
Sarah Sergeant None on record

Areas of operation

List of regions

  • East Sussex