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Data for financial year ending 31 March 2018

The Thursford Collection

  • Income

    £6.3M

  • Spending

    £5.3M

  • Status

    Up-to-date

Charity no. 272307 Company no. 1279056

Contact details

Public address

  • Thursford Collection, Laurel Farm, The Street, Thursford, Fakenham, NR21 0AS

Aims & activities

The Thursford Collection operates as a steam engine and organ museum and conducts a Christmas Spectacular Show in Thursford Norfolk.

What the charity does

  • Education/training
  • Arts/culture/heritage/science
  • Environment/conservation/heritage

Who the charity helps

  • The general public/mankind

How the charity works

  • Other charitable activities

Income and Endowments:

£6.3M

* £10.2K investment gains(losses)

Expenditure:

£5.3M

Assets and liabilities

  • £8.5M Own use assets
  • £220.4K Long term investments
  • £0.0K Defined benefit pension scheme asset or liability
  • £4.6M Other assets
  • £2.4M Total liabilities
Financial history
Compliance history

Trading

This charity has one or more trading subsidiaries

Charitable spending ratios

66%
19%
15%

Charitable objects

3. THE OBJECTS FOR WHICH THE CHARITY IS ESTABLISHED (THE “OBJECTS”) ARE AS FOLLOWS: 3.1. TO PRESERVE AND AUGMENT FOR THE BENEFIT AND EDUCATION OF THE PEOPLE OF THE COUNTY OF NORFOLK AND OF THE NATION AT LARGE THE COLLECTION OF ORGANS AND ENGINES SITUATE AT LAUREL FARM, THURSFORD, NORFOLK AND OF NATIONAL, HISTORICAL AND EDUCATIONAL IMPORTANCE (“THE COLLECTION”); AND 3.2. TO ADVANCE THE ARTS FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE PUBLIC, AND IN PARTICULAR THE ARTS OF MUSIC AND DANCE, BY CONDUCTING MUSICAL AND THEATRICAL PERFORMANCES WHICH MAY INCORPORATE A DISPLAY OF PARTS OF THE COLLECTION AND THEREBY INCREASE AWARENESS OF THE COLLECTION.

Governing document

MEMORANDUM AND ARTICLES INCORPORATED 28TH SEPTEMBER 1976 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION ON 30TH OCTOBER 1986, 7TH JUNE 1994 & 30TH OCTOBER 2000. AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION(S) DATED 11/03/2015 AS REGISTERED AT COMPANIES HOUSE ON 11/03/2015

Area of benefit

County Of Norfolk And The Country At Large

Organisation type

Standard registration

Policies

Risk management
Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
Conflicts of interest

Land And Property

This charity owns and/or leases land or property.

  • 4 Trustees
  • 60 Employees
  • 0 Volunteers

Trustee board

Trustee Other trusteeships Charity status
Andrew Nicholas Wells None on record
Andrew Jonathan Barnes None on record
Mark Jonathan Hazell None on record
Christopher Edward Self None on record

Areas of operation

List of regions

  • Norfolk