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 2015/16

During the financial year 2015/16 the Trust made the following grants:

Charitable Organisation

Project / Activity


National Museum Wales

3rd Year of Contemporary Gallery programme: including Fragile?  - Exhibition of contemporary ceramics,
Silent Explosion - Ivor Davies and Destruction in Art, and the acquisition of works by Rachel Kneebone and Simon Carroll. 


Welsh National Opera



To support the Implementation of the Company’s Digital Strategy over 2 years (1st tranche)

New production of an opera based on Peter Pan by Richard Ayres with associated audience development initiatives to encourage families & children to the opera.




Wales Millennium Centre

To support costs of the new Festival of Voice in summer 2016. (1st tranche)


Artes Mundi 7

To support the expansion & development of Artes Mundi (1st tranche)



The Christie Archive Settlement


Unfinished Portrait – an exhibition on the life and work of Agatha Christie in celebration of the 125th anniversary of her birth.



Mousetrap Theatre Projects

Family First Nights programme  (1st of 2)  & a pilot programme of Play the Critic - opera


Gregynog Festival

Core support for 2015 Festival


Arts & Business Cymru

Creative Internships Programme Year 3


The Aloud Charity

Support for the activities of Only Boys Aloud to encourage a revival of choral singing in the South Wales Valleys.


National Manuscripts Conservation Trust

2 Wales related conservation projects:  Gwynedd Archives and Glamorgan Archives


Llandeilo Fawr Festival of Music

Core support for the 2015 Festival


Three Choirs Festival

Core funding for artistic programme for the 300th Festival.


Locws International

To support the Arts Outreach & Learning Programme


Swansea International Festival of Music

Core support for the 2015 Festival.



North Wales International Music Festival

The Power of Light project: a cross -curricular education project utilizing a poet, musicians, artist and scientists for both primary & secondary school students.

£6 000

Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama

A continuation grant in support of the Jazz Performance Programme and Festival during summer 2015


Young Music Makers of Dyfed

Core Funding (1st of  2)


Cowbridge Music Festival

Core funding for the 2015 Festival


Ty Cerdd

Support for a new choral commission from Paul Mealor for National Youth Choir Wales


Morely College

Support for the Wales element of a nationwide initiative to encourage female graduate musicians to consider orchestral conducting as a career. 






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