colwinston charitable trust
Artes Mundi 6

Nicholas Pope - Acquisition -  Ten Commandment Vessels - National Museum Wales

Clonter Opera Theatre


Bango Music Festival

Family First Nights

Fishguard International Music Festival

GRANTS 2014/15

During the financial year 2014/15 the Trust made the following grants:

Charitable Organisation



The Agatha Christie Trust for Children

Research into childhood Leukaemia


National Museum Wales

Year 2 of the Contemporary Gallery Programme: including solo exhibitions by Andrea Buttner & Simon Pope, Wales: A Visitation, British Land Art –Uncommon Ground, the Learning programme and acquisition of work by Nicholas Pope.



Welsh National Opera

New productions of Schoenberg’s Moses and Aaron, and Verdi’s Nabucco


Artes Mundi 6

Core support (2nd) for the international contemporary visual arts exhibition and associated outreach activities.


Gregynog Festival

To support artistic costs, and development new staffing structures to improve sustainability.


The Aloud Charity

To support the Only Boys Aloud activities aimed at encouraging a revival of choral singing among teenage boys in South Wales.


Mid Wales Opera

New production of Bizet’s Carmen, with a commissioned orchestral version by Stephen McNeff.


Arts & Business Cymru

Year 2 of the Creative Internships Programme.


Valley Kids

For the refurbishment of the Gallery exhibition space in The Factory


Mousetrap Theatre Projects

On going support for the Family First Night’s Programme, aimed at making theatre more accessible to families in London.


Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama

In support of a Touring Jazz programme in venues across Wales


Paintings in Hospitals

Engage: Wales to establish a hub in Cardiff to promote the visual arts in health care settings. (2nd)


Wales International Harp Festival - CGWM

Core support


Sinfonia Cymru

Additional touring performances in Harlech and Llanelli with associated outreach and activities.


The Makers Guild in Wales

To support the annual Education programme.


Bangor New Music Festival

Core Funding for 2015 Festival


Vale of Glamorgan Festival

Core funding for 2014 Festival focusing on the music of living composers


Presteigne Festival

To support costs of commissions and performances of works by Hilary Tann & Lynne Plowman.



The National Manuscript Conservation Trust

For the preservation of the Victorian Playbills collection in the Glamorgan Archives.


Awards for Young Musicians

To support the annual event held in Cardiff for talented young musicians from disadvantaged backgrounds.


Clonter Farm Music Trust

New Production of Gounod’s Faust – for the development of young singers.


Fishguard International Festival of Music

Core support


NMC Recordings Ltd.

To  support the Debut Recital Disc by Mark Bowden


Taliesin/Swansea University

Educational project in association with the new opera, Under Milkwood by John Metcalf


Clwyd Theatr Cymru Development Trust

Project for the engagement of young people with classical music in North West Wales through master-classes and workshops by visiting international artists.


Birmingham Contemporary Music Group

Field Notes interdisciplinary visual arts and music project.


Oriel Davies - Newtown

To support the Exhibition  -The Starry Messenger, by Bedwyr Williams in Cardiff at G39


Mostyn Gallery - Llandudno

To support costs of the Exhibition by Irma Blank, part of the Conversation Series.






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