colwinston charitable trust

Music Theatre Wales & National Dance Company Wales - Passion

Wesh National opera - Rhondda Rips it Up

The Velveteen Rabbit

Sinfonia Cymru

Mousetrap - Theatre Openers

National Youth Orchestra of GB


GRANTS 2019/20

During the 2019/20 Financial Year the following grants were offered:



Grant Level

Agatha Christie Trust for Children

Research into childhood leukaemia  (2nd of 3)


Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama

To support a String Quartet in Residence (2nd tranche), plus a series of public concerts. Capital improvements for housing the Foyle Opera Rara Collection and support for the position of Archivist for one year.


National Museum Wales

Support for 3 Major photographic exhibitions by August Sander, Bernd & Hilla Becher, and Martin Parr.


Music Theatre Wales

Violet – a new opera by Tom Coult


Valley Kids

Art in the Attic  (1st of 2)


Mousetrap Theatre Projects

Theatre Openers programme (1st of 2)


Welsh National Opera

New medium scale touring production of Don Pasquale


Sinfonia Cymru

Beethoven Concertos  (2nd of 3 year project funding)


Trac/Music Traditions Wales

Avanc – Youth Folk Ensemble


National Youth Orchestra of GB

Support for young Welsh musicians



Sean Edwards WiV tour to Wales and Liverpool


Three Choirs Festival

Core funding


Theatr na nÓg

Core support for The Butterfly Hunter


North Wales International Music Festival

Core funding for Festival in  September 2019


National Dance Company Wales

To support commission of composer, Tic Ashfield  and music creation –Rygbi- Annwyl I Mi. A new touring dance project.


Brecon Beacons Trust

Core support  for Brecon Baroque Festival


Agatha Christie Festival Ltd

For the 2019 Festival (1st of 2)


The Bermondsey Artists’ Group

To support an Exhibition and tour to Wales of new work by Bedwyr Williams


Peak – Art in the Black Mountains

Support the planting commission from Rebecca Chesney, one aspect of the Hinterlands project in South Wales


Young Music Makers of Dyfed

Core support


The OHMI Trust

To support costs of music lessons and adaptation of instruments for children with physical disabilities in Wales.


Pontio, Bangor University

To commission a new digital art installation by artist Jo Lawrence inspired by the novel, Un Nos Ola Leuad.


Llandeilo Fawr Festival of Music

Core Funding


Fishguard International Music Festival

Core support for the 50th anniversary Festival



Wales International Piano Festival 2020


Carmarthen & District Youth Opera

Support for performances of My Fair Lady


Sound Affairs

30th Anniversary activities in November 2019


Royal College of Organists

Organfest Cardiff 2019 – September 2019







See grants awarded by the Trust for earlier years:

2018-2019 | 2017-2018 | 2016-2017 | 2015-2016 | 2014-2015 | 2013-14 | 2012-13 | 2011-12 | 2010-11 | 2009-10 | 2008-09 | 2007-08 | 2006-07


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