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Data for financial year ending 31 October 2018

The Vaughan Williams Charitable Trust

  • Income

    £361.6K

  • Spending

    £270.5K

  • Status

    Up-to-date

Charity no. 1123968

Contact details

Public address

  • Fox House, North End, Newbury, RG20 0AY

Aims & activities

Promotion of knowledge about the music of Ralph Vaughan Williams and the performance of his works by making grants in support of eligible projects. The charity also supports similarly the literary works of his widow Ursula Vaughan Williams and to a small extent wildlife projects in which she was interested.

What the charity does

  • Arts/culture/heritage/science
  • Animals

Who the charity helps

  • The general public/mankind

How the charity works

  • Makes grants to individuals
  • Makes grants to organisations
  • Other charitable activities
Financial history
Compliance history

Charitable objects

THE TRUSTEES SHALL HOLD THE TRUST FUND AND ITS INCOME UPON TRUST TO APPLY THEM FOR THE FOLLOWING OBJECTS ("THE OBJECTS") TO OR FOR THE PURPOSES OF SUCH CHARITABLE BODIES, ASSOCIATIONS AND ORGANISATIONS OR FOR SUCH OTHER CHARITABLE PURPOSES OR OBJECTS IN SUCH SHARES AND IN SUCH MANNER IN ALL RESPECTS AS THE TRUSTEES MAY IN THEIR ABSOLUTE DISCRETION THINK FIT, INCLUDING (WITHOUT THE PREJUDICE TO THE GENERALITY OF THE FOREGOING) THE ADVANCEMENT ANYWHERE IN THE WORLD OF THE EDUCATION OF THE PUBLIC IN THE KNOWLEDGE, UNDERSTANDING AND APPRECIATION OF THE LIFE AND WORKS OF THE LATE RALPH VAUGHAN WILLIAMS AND OF OTHER BRITISH COMPOSERS OF MUSIC OF AN OBJECTIVELY HIGH STANDARD AND (IN FURTHERANCE OF THIS OBJECT BUT NOT OTHERWISE) THE ENCOURAGEMENT AND SPONSORSHIP OF THE PUBLICATION PERFORMANCE AND RECORDING OF THE WORKS OF THE SAID RALPH VAUGHAN WILLIAMS AND SUCH OTHER COMPOSERS.

Governing document

TRUST DEED DATED 09/10/2000 AS AMENDED BY DEED DATED 24/09/2001 AS AMENDED BY DEED DATED 27/09/2012

Area of benefit

National

Organisation type

Standard registration

Policies

Risk management
Investment
  • 7 Trustees
  • 0 Volunteers

Trustee board

Trustee Other trusteeships Charity status
Andrew Henry Warde Dixon The Rotherwick Foundation Up-to-date
Arthur Searle None on record
Bernard Anthony Watson Epsom And Ewell Citizens Advice Bureau Up-to-date
Eva Juliette Hornstein None on record
Ms Sally Groves (Chair) Ora Choir Up-to-date
The Joyce And Michael Kennedy Award For The Singing Of Richard Strauss Up-to-date
The Michael Tippett Musical Foundation Up-to-date
The Music Libraries Trust Up-to-date
The Royal Society Of Musicians Of Great Britain Up-to-date
Dr Joyce Kennedy The Joyce And Michael Kennedy Award For The Singing Of Richard Strauss Up-to-date
Dr Nicolas John Bell The Harleian Society Incorporated 1902 Up-to-date
The Musici Trust Out-of-date
Trinity College Cambridge Up-to-date

Areas of operation

List of regions

  • Germany
  • Throughout England And Wales
  • United States