The Radcliffe Trust supported Gloucestershire Academy of Music in their 40th Anniversary year, to enable them to commission a new musical work for children and young people. ‘The Comet Stone’ by composer Jeff Moore was written and performed twice during the year and has been extremely well received by performers and audiences alike. Jeff Moore […]

The aim of Solem Quartet was to commission and promote new works from two composers: Jasmine Morris and David John Roche, as part of their ongoing project Beethoven Bartok Now (BBN) with the support from The Radcliffe Trust. Jasmine’s work, Hitogata, was performed with Jasmine herself on electronics and string players and dancers from Trinity […]

The Radcliffe Trust gave Friends of Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park a grant to:- Bring Heritage Crafts to Disadvantaged Communities in Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park Through Green Woodworking. The original aim was to deliver free and inclusive green woodworking sessions to connect disadvantaged communities, increase skills, improve social inclusion and increase knowledge of heritage crafts.  The […]

The Ironwork Conservation Working Parties pilot scheme was set up with the help of a grant from The Radcliffe Trust to teach ironwork conservation techniques. The project, inspired by the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings’ (SPAB) ‘working party’ model, represents a diversification of education provision and is a new departure for The National […]

This award from The Radcliffe Trust has enabled The Little Angel Theatre to offer a traineeship in Puppetry. They received 181 applications for one place, showing the demand is there for opportunities like this and shows that many emerging young makers are struggling to break into this industry. This makes The Little Angel Theatre even […]

The grant given to the Hand Engravers Association of Great Britain by the Radcliffe Trust was critical to a brand new course ‘Technical Skills Training – Seal Engraving’ being created. The grant enabled a second funder to release funds (who had stipulated that they would not be able to fund the project as a whole). […]

Rainbows delivers essential end-of-life care, creating new memories for children, young people and their families through their Music Therapy Service.  The Radcliffe Trust ‘Therapy and Special Needs’ category supports charities such as Rainbows Hospice for Children and Young People in order to provide care for children and young people with life-limiting and life-threatening conditions, from […]

Young Music Makers of Dyfed, with the help of a grant from The Radcliffe Trust encourages young people to perform, and compose, and in doing so elevate their horizons as to the standards of these artistic disciplines. The Young Composer scheme was supported by a grant from The Radcliffe Trust and began in September 2022 […]

The Radcliffe Trust were delighted to be able to award The Charles Wood Festival of Music and Summer School (CWFMSS) a grant to help them return, following the challenges of the last two years due to Covid, with a full programme of over 20 live and digital events in Armagh’s sacred spaces, from Sunday 21st […]

The Radcliffe Trust awarded a grant to The Ulster Youth Orchestra for the Summer Residential Course in 2022 where 90 incredibly talented young musicians spent 10 days rehearsing.  After which they delivered two outstanding concerts, conducted by the internationally acclaimed conductor Jac van Steen at the Guildhall in Derry/Londonderry and at the Ulster Hall in […]