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Data for financial year ending 31 March 2019

The Poetry Society

  • Income

    £1.1M

  • Spending

    £1.0M

  • Status

    Up-to-date

Charity no. 303334 Company no. 00190736

Contact details

Public address

  • 22 Betterton Street, London, WC2H 9BX

Aims & activities

Arts & Culture Education & Training

What the charity does

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

Who the charity helps

  • Children/young people
  • Elderly/old people
  • People with disabilities
  • People of a particular ethnic or racial origin
  • Other charities or voluntary bodies
  • 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
  • Sponsors or undertakes research
  • Acts as an umbrella or resource body

Income and Endowments:

£1.1M

* £0.0K investment gains(losses)

Expenditure:

£1.0M

Assets and liabilities

  • £723.3K Own use assets
  • £9.1K Long term investments
  • £0.0K Defined benefit pension scheme asset or liability
  • £243.7K Other assets
  • £107.7K 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

93%
89%
6%

Charitable objects

THE OBJECTS OF THE SOCIETY ARE TO ADVANCE PUBLIC EDUCATION IN THE STUDY, ENJOYMENT AND USE OF POETRY.

Governing document

MEMORANDUM AND ARTICLES OF ASSOCIATION DATED 18TH JUNE 1923 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION PASSED THE 27TH FEBRUARY 1964, 27 SEPTEMBER 1993 AND 25 MAY 2005

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.

  • 11 Trustees
  • 14 Employees
  • 30 Volunteers

Trustee board

Trustee Other trusteeships Charity status
Elizabeth Crump The English And Media Centre Up-to-date
Catriona Isabel White Sydenham Arts Ltd Up-to-date
Mairi Johnson Project Instrumental Up-to-date
Christopher Anthony Beckett The Anglo-Ethiopian Society Up-to-date
Emma Wright None on record
Ann Phillips None on record
Sarah Thomson None on record
Nigel Timothy Ludlow (Chair) None on record
Andrew James Neilson None on record
Jessica Mookherjee None on record
Gareth David Prior None on record

Areas of operation

List of regions

  • Throughout England And Wales