Finance Score: -3
Governance Score: 1
Support Score: 5
  • Volatile income: -3
  • No PartB
  • Narrow trustee age band: -2
  • Dynamic board: +3
  • Grant maker support: +5
Overall GiG Score: 3 ?

THE WITHAM HALL LIMITED 

THE CHARITY ACTIVITIES PROVIDE THEATRICAL AND MUSICAL ENTERTAINMENT, TALKS BY LOCAL PEOPLE, EDUCATIONAL CLASSES THROUGH THE ADULT LEARNING SCHEME. BALLET AND DANCE CLASSES ARE HELD FOR YOUNGER CHILDREN AS WELL AS THEATRICAL TRAINING. SPORTS AND KEEP FIT ACTIVITIES FORM AN IMPORTANT PART OF OUR ACTIVITIES.REVENUE IS EARNED FROM ROOM HIRE AND PROVISION OF FACILITIES TO EXTERNAL ORGANISATIONS.
Analysis by Giving is Great

Positives:

  • There have been no material income shortfalls in recent years
  • A significant proportion of recent income was derived from major grant makers including the Government and a Community Foundation
  • The Board appears to be dynamic in terms of composition

Regulatory & Governance issues to consider:

  • The Board has little diversity in terms of age
  • Over half the Board have joined recently

Financial issues to consider:

  • A PartB annual return has not been required and so detailed financial information is not available from the online data
  • Income has been volatile recently
Established: 12 years
(14 years as a company)

www.thewitham.org.uk

admin@thewitham.org.uk

01833631107

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Financial Data ?

Income & Spending ?
Sources of Income ?
Y/E Income
£k
Spending
£k
Surplus/
Deficit
Fundraising
Cost £k
Total
Funds £k
Unrestricted
Funds £k
Mths
Rsrvs
Staff Volun-
teers
31/12/22£388£395£-7n/an/an/an/an/a40
31/12/21£375£333£42n/an/an/an/an/a38
31/12/20£386£301£84n/an/an/an/an/a44
31/12/19£536£503£33£159£188£1212.9726
31/12/18£520£407£113£128£155£932.8830
31/12/17*£383£436£-53£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/16£280£366£-86£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/15£367£253£114£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/14*£164£170£-7£0£0£0n/a00
31/12/13£277£214£63£0£0£0n/a00

Highest pay bracket: less than £60,000
What it does
  • Arts/Culture/Heritage/Science
  • Economic/Community Development/Employment
  • Education/Training
Who works here?
  • 40 volunteers
Who it helps
  • Children/Young People
  • Elderly/Old People
  • The General Public/Mankind
How it operates
  • Acts as an umbrella or resource body
  • Provides buildings/facilities/open space
  • Provides services
Where it operates
  • Durham,

Who's supporting them? ?

Donations from Grant Makers ?

We have details on the following significant donations. Multi-year donations are allocated to the years for which they are earmarked.

Major supporters in last 5 years
DCMS£50,000
National Lottery Heritage Fund£10,000
County Durham Community Foundation£1,000
Specific Donations
Amount When
Months
To be used for
National Lottery Heritage Fund - Grant to The Witham Hall Ltd
£10,000 11/04/2023
The Witham - A Sustainable Future for all
County Durham Community Foundation - Warm Places
£1,000 26/10/2022
To provide a warm space at the hall.
DCMS - The Witham Recovery
£50,000 01/04/2020
To support Arts and Culture throughout England
County Durham Community Foundation - Improving capability
£4,500 07/03/2019
Towards the future sustainability of the organisation.
County Durham Community Foundation - Move
£10,000 08/05/2018
To support the "Move" project.
County Durham Community Foundation - Highlights Contempory Craft Tour at the Witham
£4,880 26/04/2018
To support with the Highlights Contempory Craft Tour at the Witham.
County Durham Community Foundation - Creative Age
£20,000 15/01/2018
To support Creative Age with the development & management of a Steering Group for older people to access arts & culture.
County Durham Community Foundation - The Witham Community Activity Programme
£3,550 14/02/2017
Towards the Witham Community Activity Programme, which aims to provide a number of community activities for local people.
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Data sourced from Donors via 360 Giving

How is it governed?

Trustees (7)
Current Trustees appointed

Age Range of Trustees: 60-78
Legal constitution
  • Charitable company registered in England & Wales on 30/03/2012, number: 1146726
  • Registered at Companies House on 11/07/2009, number: 06959661
Gift Aid
  • Registered with HMRC for Gift Aid
Policies in force
  • Complaints handling
  • Conflicting interests
  • Investment
  • Paying staff
  • Risk management
  • Safeguarding vulnerable beneficiaries
  • Volunteer management
Filing Record
10 returns made; AR17: 97 days late, AR14: 170 days late,
Main office

The Witham
3 Horsemarket
BARNARD CASTLE
DL12 8LY

Objectives

TO PROMOTE THE BENEFIT OF THE INHABITANTS OF THE AREA OF BENEFIT WITHOUT DISTINCTION OF SEX, POLITICAL, RELIGIOUS OR OTHER OPINIONS, BY ASSOCIATING THE LOCAL AUTHORITIES, VOLUNTARY ORGANISATION AND THE INHABITANTS IN A COMMON EFFORT TO ADVANCE EDUCATION, TO PROMOTE SCIENCE, ART, LITERATURE AND THE SPREAD OF KNOWLEDGE AND TO PROVIDE FACILITIES FOR(A) MEETINGS, LECTURES AND CLASSES AND,(B) OTHER FORMS OF RECREATION AND LEISURE-TIME OCCUPATION WITH THE OBJECT OF IMPROVING THE CONDITIONS OF LIFE FOR THE INHABITANTS.

Data Sources

Charity Commission for England and Wales
360 Giving
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