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Data for financial year ending 31 March 2019

Britten Pears Arts

  • Income

    £10.8M

  • Spending

    £10.9M

  • Status

    Up-to-date

Charity no. 261383 Company no. 980281

Contact details

Public address

  • Snape Maltings, Snape Maltings Concert Hall, Snape Bridge, Snape, Saxmundham, IP17 1SP

Aims & activities

Artistic programming - concerts at Snape Concert Hall and other locations; Britten-Pears Young Artist Programme - performance driven masterclasses; Aldeburgh Residencies - development for established musicians; Aldeburgh Young Musicians - creative and performing projects for exceptional musicians aged 8 and 18; Learning and Inclusion - engagement with the local community on arts-based projects

What the charity does

  • Arts/culture/heritage/science

Who the charity helps

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

How the charity works

  • Provides buildings/facilities/open space
  • Provides services
  • Other charitable activities

Income and Endowments:

£10.8M

* £317.5K investment gains(losses)

Expenditure:

£10.9M

Assets and liabilities

  • £23.3M Own use assets
  • £4.9M Long term investments
  • £0.0K Defined benefit pension scheme asset or liability
  • £4.7M Other assets
  • £3.2M 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

102%
49%
0%

Charitable objects

1) TO PROMOTE AND ASSIST IN THE ADVANCEMENT OF EDUCATION IN THE ARTS AND CRAFTS, INCLUDING THE ARTS OF MUSIC, DRAMA, DANCING, MIME, PAINTING, SCULPTURE AND GRAPHIC ARTS, AND LITERATURE AND POETRY, AND TO EXTEND AND INCREASE THE APPRECIATION, KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING OF THE ARTS AND CRAFTS IN ALL THEIR FORMS; 2) TO PROMOTE THE PUBLIC KNOWLEDGE OF THE WORKS OF BENJAMIN BRITTEN AND PETER PEARS; 3) TO PROMOTE THE CONSERVATION OF THE MUSICAL, HISTORICAL AND CULTURAL LEGACIES OF BENJAMIN BRITTEN AND PETER PEARS FOR PUBLIC BENEFIT, IN PARTICULAR THROUGH THE MAINTENANCE AND ENHANCEMENT OF THEIR PROPERTIES AND COLLECTIONS; 4) TO ADVANCE EDUCATION IN MATTERS RELATED TO PEACE FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE PUBLIC; AND 5) TO PROMOTE AND ENCOURAGE ANY OTHER CHARITABLE OBJECT OR PURPOSE AND TO ENGAGE IN ANY FIELD OF CHARITABLE GRANT-MAKING ACTIVITY PERMITTED BY ENGLISH LAW.

Governing document

MEMORANDUM AND ARTICLES INCORPORATED 21 MAY 1970 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION(S) DATED 07 SEP 1976 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION(S) DATED 12 OCT 1983 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION(S) DATED 10 SEP 1994 AS AMENDED BY CERTIFICATE OF INCORPORATION ON CHANGE OF NAME DATED 19 DEC 2016 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION(S) DATED 11 MAR 2020 AS REGISTERED AT COMPANIES HOUSE ON 14 MAY 2020 AS AMENDED BY CERTIFICATE OF INCORPORATION ON CHANGE OF NAME DATED 14 MAY 2020

Organisation type

Standard registration

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.

  • 18 Trustees
  • 197 Employees
  • 107 Volunteers

Trustee board

Trustee Other trusteeships Charity status
Sir Vernon James Ellis Accenture Development Partnerships Up-to-date
Royal Philharmonic Society Up-to-date
The Britten-Pears Foundation Up-to-date
The Leopold Trust Up-to-date
The Vernon Ellis Foundation Up-to-date
Sarah Anne Zins Aldeburgh Music Endowment Fund Up-to-date
Snape Maltings Up-to-date
Sir Christopher Howes None on record
Stephen Swift None on record
David Andrew Robbie Aldeburgh Music Endowment Fund Up-to-date
Snape Maltings Up-to-date
The David Robbie Charitable Trust Up-to-date
Sir Simon Christopher Townsend Robey (Chair) Aldeburgh Music Endowment Fund Up-to-date
Heywood Foundation Recently registered
Alasdair Wilson Robertson Tait None on record
William Bruce Kendall Suffolk Community Foundation Up-to-date
The Jordan Trust Up-to-date
Miranda Kendall Ormiston Families Up-to-date
Garth Pollard Aldeburgh Music Endowment Fund Up-to-date
National Youth Choirs Of Great Britain Up-to-date
Snape Maltings Up-to-date
Professor Christopher Francis Higgins The Britten-Pears Foundation Up-to-date
Patricia Ann Swannell None on record
Penelope Chloe Heath The Britten-Pears Foundation Up-to-date
The Limbourne Trust Up-to-date
Roger William Wright Cbe Royal Opera House Covent Garden Foundation Unknown
The Aldeburgh Festival Association Up-to-date
Jane Scott Hay The Britten-Pears Foundation Up-to-date
Janis Eizabeth Susskind Obe None on record
Andrew Michael Lawrence Staff None on record
Angela Marie Christine Mallinson None on record

Areas of operation

List of regions

  • Suffolk