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Data for financial year ending 31 March 2018

Polka Children's Theatre Limited

  • Income

    £2.2M

  • Spending

    £2.2M

  • Status

    Up-to-date

Charity no. 256979 Company no. 938592

Contact details

Public address

  • Polka Theatre, 240 The Broadway, London, SW19 1SB

Aims & activities

Our mission is to use the power of performance to light up children's imagination and creative portential, whatever their background or ability, through thrilling and playful world-class theatre and a creative programme of learning and community engagement in a welcoming and stimulating setting at our venue in Wimbledon.

What the charity does

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

Who the charity helps

  • Children/young people
  • People with disabilities

How the charity works

  • Provides buildings/facilities/open space
  • Provides services

Income and Endowments:

£2.2M

Expenditure:

£2.2M

Assets and liabilities

  • £2.0M Own use assets
  • £425.0K Long term investments
  • £0.0K Defined benefit pension scheme asset or liability
  • £686.5K Other assets
  • £616.9K Total liabilities
Financial history
Compliance history

Fundraising

Raises funds from the Public

Gift aid

Recognised by HMRC for gift aid

Charitable spending ratios

97%
96%
3%

Charitable objects

TO PROMOTE, MAINTAIN, IMPROVE, AND ADVANCE EDUCATION, PARTICULARLY BY THE PRODUCTION OF EDUCATIONAL PLAYS FOR CHILDREN AND THE ENCOURAGEMENT OF THE ARTS, INCLUDING THE ARTS OF DRAMA, MIME, PUPPETRY, DANCE, SINGING AND MUSIC AND TO FORMULATE, PREPARE AND ESTABLISH SCHEMES THEREFORE PROVIDED THAT ALL OBJECTS OF THE CHARITY SHALL BE OF A CHARITABLE NATURE.

Governing document

MEMORANDUM AND ARTICLES INCORPORATED 10/09/1968 NOW ARTICLES ADOPTED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION DATED 07/11/2012

Organisation type

Standard registration

Other names

Polka Children's Theatre
Polka Theatre
Polka Theatre For Children

Policies

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

Land And Property

This charity owns and/or leases land or property.

  • 11 Trustees
  • 37 Employees
  • 15 Volunteers

Trustee board

Trustee Other trusteeships Charity status
Nigel Leslie Halkes The Hugo Halkes Charitable Trust Up-to-date
Sarah King (Chair) None on record
Bilal Hafeez None on record
Mairi Brewis None on record
Vivienne Anne Creevey None on record
Iain Mcnicol None on record
Despo Stevens None on record
Katy Manuel None on record
Nicola Theron None on record
Rebecca Holt None on record
Lotte Wakeham None on record

Areas of operation

List of regions

  • Surrey
  • Throughout London