Wentworth Woodhouse is one of the largest houses in Europe, it is a Grade I listed country house in the village of Wentworth, South Yorkshire. It was built between 1725 and 1750 and is currently owned by Wentworth Woodhouse Preservation Trust, who aim to use the restoration as a catalyst for positive change in South […]

The Bodleian Library has a remarkable portraits collection, representing unique visual stories of the history of the Libraries and the University of Oxford. “Portrait of an Unknown Lady” urgently required conservation in order to secure it for future generations.  The Radcliffe Trust awarded the library a grant for this wonderful project. The grant was spent […]

The Radcliffe Trust have awarded Ulster Youth Orchestra a number of grants since 2009, the grant in 2023 helped to support the Ulster Youth Orchestra’s 30th Anniversary Summer Residential Course and Concerts.  The project had a significant impact on both the beneficiaries and the organisation, this was shown clearly by the feedback from the young […]

Young Music Makers of Dyfed aims to encourage young people to compose, and in doing so elevate their horizons as to the standards of this artistic discipline.  The Young Composer scheme is unique. The Radcliffe Trust has been delighted to support this Young Music Makers of Dyfed initiative with two grants.  Last year they employed […]

Menai Strait's Heritage Sailing

Menai Strait’s Heritage Sailing grant from the Radcliffe Trust, was used to offer training opportunities via an apprenticeship in marine engineering, whilst also offering engagement with members of the community in general but specifically targeted at the most isolated through the GP Social Prescribing Scheme. Polly (the apprentice) says ‘Thanks to The Radcliffe Trust for […]

Bishopsland is an internationally recognised and accredited charity dedicated to the training and education of young people in the craft of silversmithing in the United Kingdom.  Bishopsland Educational Trust have secured a number of recent grants from The Radcliffe Trust for the internationally recognised work they do.  These grants have been used for masterclasses for […]

The request to the Radcliffe Trust was titled;- Giving the Joy of Music to children with ASD The Radcliffe Trust has supported The Gallions Music Trust with funding music opportunities for children with Special Educational Needs.  Their SEND pupils have far higher needs than average, with 7.4% of pupils with an Educational Health Care Plan […]

The University of York’s MA in Stained Glass Conservation is an internationally recognised graduate programme. The Radcliffe Trust has been pleased to support Stained Glass Conservation MA bursaries at The University of York for many years.   At a time of significant additional pressure on students financial resources, the Radcliffe bursaries have ensured that our students […]

The Radcliffe Trusts grant to Three Choirs has consolidated Three Choirs reputation for furthering their repertory of music. The festival continues to support aspiring young musicians, pre-professional players and composers writing the music of the 21st century; as it was in the 20th century commissioning Vaughan Williams, Elgar, Howells and Finzi to name a few. […]

Conservation and Restoration Project of a Heritage Wooden Tall Ship ‘Tectona’ This project, funded by The Radcliffe Trust has brought together the knowledge, skills and experience of skilled shipwrights, boat builders and sailors with the enthusiasm of regular weekly volunteers. The volunteers have included people from a wide range of backgrounds, including those in recovery […]