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Data for financial year ending 31 March 2018

Northern Shape

  • Income

    £551.7K

  • Spending

    £465.7K

  • Status

    Up-to-date

Charity no. 517352 Company no. 1992359

Contact details

Public address

  • Level 3, City Library, Charles Avison Building, 33 New Bridge Street West, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE1 8AX

Aims & activities

Equal Arts is the Northern Region's arts & older people's agency. We aim to improve the quality of people's lives in the North East by enabling older people to have access to high quality arts projects. We work in res care homes, hospitals, arts venues & other comm venues & contract professional, experienced artists to facilitate each project.

What the charity does

  • Education/training
  • Arts/culture/heritage/science
  • Economic/community development/employment

Who the charity helps

  • Elderly/old people

How the charity works

  • Provides advocacy/advice/information

Income and Endowments:

£551.7K

Expenditure:

£465.7K

Assets and liabilities

  • £0.8K Own use assets
  • £0.0K Long term investments
  • £0.0K Defined benefit pension scheme asset or liability
  • £426.7K Other assets
  • £10.1K Total liabilities
Financial history
Compliance history

Fundraising

Raises funds from the Public

Gift aid

Recognised by HMRC for gift aid

Charitable spending ratios

81%
4%
16%

Charitable objects

TO PROMOTE, MAINTAIN, IMPROVE AND ADVANCE THE EDUCATION OF THE PUBLIC IN THE ARTS GENERALLY AND IN PARTICULAR BY THE PRODUCTION OF EDUCATIONAL PLAYS AND THE ENCOURAGEMENT OF THE ARTS INCLUDING (BY WAY OF EXAMPLE ONLY AND NOT OF LIMITATION) THE ARTS OF DRAMA, MIME, DANCE, SINGING AND MUSIC, POETRY, LITERATURE, THE GRAPHIC ARTS, SCULPTURE AND DESIGN. THE PROVISION OF FACILITIES FOR RECREATION OR OTHER LEISURE TIME OCCUPATION PARTICULARLY FACILITIES FOR THERAPEUTIC ENTERTAINMENT IN THE INTERESTS OF SOCIAL WELFARE WITH THE OBJECT OF IMPROVING THE CONDITIONS OF LIFE FOR THE PUBLIC AT LARGE AND FOR PHYSICALLY DISABLED OR MENTALLY HANDICAPPED PERSONS OR THOSE SUFFERING FROM MENTAL ILLNESS OR WHO ARE SOCIALLY DISADVANTAGED WITHIN THE COUNTIES OF CUMBRIA, NORTHUMBERLAND, DURHAM, TYNE AND WEAR AND CLEVELAND.

Governing document

MEMORANDUM AND ARTICLES OF ASSOCIATION INCORPORATED 21 FEBRUARY 1986 AS AMENDED BY SPECIAL RESOLUTION DATED 22 NOVEMBER 1989. as amended on 23 Apr 2019

Area of benefit

See Objects

Organisation type

Standard registration

Other names

Equal Arts
T A Equal Arts

Policies

Risk management
Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
Volunteer management
Complaints handling
Paying staff
  • 9 Trustees
  • 5 Employees
  • 510 Volunteers

Trustee board

Trustee Other trusteeships Charity status
Patricia Anne Mcdermott-Shields None on record
Hugh Dolan Conway None on record
Marilyn Charlton (Chair) None on record
Glenda Cook None on record
Margaret Barrett Gateshead Carers Association Up-to-date
Deborah Smith None on record
Dr Karen Lisa Franks None on record
Irena Dawn Peel None on record
Anne Walton None on record

Areas of operation

List of regions

  • Throughout England