Arts Donations 2018/19

Almeida Theatre

Renewed support for the charity's Resident Directors' Scheme in 2019.

Arvon Foundation

Support towards its Schools Programme 2019 to enable young people from disadvantaged areas to engage with creative writing, increasing their aspirations, attainment and life-chances.

Chopin Society UK

A donation to support the charity's work in its 50th Anniversary year.

Creative Dimension Trust

Support to provide five socially inclusive fine craft skills courses taught by leading specialists for talented 14-18 year olds.

Historic Royal Palaces

Support for a sculpture commissioned by the Duke of Cambridge and the Duke of Sussex in memory of their mother, Diana, Princess of Wales, to be sited at Kensington Palace in the public gardens.

Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA)

Support towards LACMA’s initiative to make film more central to the museum’s curatorial programming.

Lowry Centre Trust

To continue and extend the theatre's impact in delivering the future creative talent of theatre makers in the North West.

Milton Keynes Gallery

Renewed support for the Gallery's Learning, Community and Schools Programme.

Newbury Spring Festival Society

Supported the performance by the University of Chichester’s Musical Theatre Festival Company, which is comprised of students studying in their final year at Chichester University.

Philharmonia Orchestra

Towards 'Orchestra Unwrapped', an arts education project in schools.

Photographers' Gallery

Project to provide free school workshops to introduce disadvantaged children and young people to the principles of photography.

Royal Ballet School

Towards the restoration of the statue of Dame Margot Fonteyn.  The bronze, life-sized statue was created by Maurice Lambert in 1954 and shown at the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition in that year.  The restoration was undertaken to celebrate the centenary of her birth. 

Royal Court Theatre

Further support towards the Royal Court Theatre's Writers' Groups.