CharityDetail

What it does
    The Golden-Oldies Charity (Goldies) gives older isolated and vulnerable disabled people monthly social musical Sing&Smile daytime sessions, events and intergenerational activities to attend. Connecting communities and combating loneliness. Everyone is welcome, Goldies now take place across Wales-Goldies Cymru, S/W England, Yorkshire, Essex and the Midlands. Patron is Sir Cliff Richard.
Who it helps
  • Elderly/old People
  • People With Disabilities
Sector(s) covered
  • General Charitable Purposes
  • Arts/culture/heritage/science
Where it operates
  • South Gloucestershire, Bristol City, Hampshire, Somerset, Cardiff, Wiltshire, Gloucestershire, Swindon, North Somerset, Bath And North East Somerset
Legal constitution
  • UK Charity, number: 1121600
  • First registered on 14/11/2007
UN SDGs:
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Financial Data ?
Y/E Income Expenditure Surplus/
Deficit
Filed on
30/09/2018 £300,646 £293,081 £7,565 12/08/2019
30/09/2017 £295,085 £296,420 -£1,335 12/07/2018
30/09/2016 £326,990 £315,331 £11,659 30/03/2017
30/09/2015 £316,448 £314,517 £1,931 29/06/2016
30/09/2014 £287,322 £244,379 £42,943 17/03/2015
30/09/2013 £189,178 £202,121 -£12,943 27/03/2014
30/09/2012 £265,504 £268,714 -£3,210 07/01/2013
30/09/2011 £191,367 £187,489 £3,878 09/01/2012
30/09/2010 £155,609 £151,356 £4,253 26/04/2011
30/09/2009 £148,053 £138,830 £9,223 14/01/2010
Donations received ?

Over the last five years they've received significant donations from 9 grant making charities totalling £398,318

Amount/
When
Donor To be used for
£38,000
15/03/2019
National Lottery Our Heritage and Traditions, Our Memories, Our School Days, Classroom and Playground, Present and Past
£30,000
31/08/2017
Garfield Weston Foundation Brightening Vulnerable Lives with 'Songs and Smiles'
£2,000
31/08/2017
Somerset Community Foundation Singing sessions for older people in South Somerset.
£5,000
31/07/2017
Essex Community Foundation Towards the running and development of singalong sessions for elderly people in Essex to alleviate social isolation and benefit their overall health and well-being
£800
31/01/2017
Quartet Community Foundation To support the costs of running the Lawrence Hill, Bristol Goldies Sing and Smile sessions to benefit individuals with learning disabilities.
£249,458
31/12/2016
National Lottery Goldies Cymru in West & Mid Wales
£2,400
30/06/2016
Wiltshire Community Foundation The Golden-Oldies Charity (Goldies) is a social initiative, bringing positive change to marginalised vulnerable people through structured daytime social 'Sing and Smile' sessions that encourage participation and functional exercise. Funding was to support Session Leaders for 9 groups meeting in towns across Wiltshire and Swindon.
£660
31/05/2016
Somerset Community Foundation Singing sessions for older people.
£20,000
31/01/2016
Tudor Trust over one year as continuation funding towards the core costs of an organisation which uses regular singing sessions to help reduce isolation amongst older people, across a number of areas in the UK
£50,000
31/05/2014
Henry Smith Charity towards two years' running costs of a project providing singing and activity sessions for older and socially isolated BAME people in south-west England and South Wales
Governance
Trustees (8)
Main office

UNIT 7, FOURTH AVENUE
WESTFIELD INDUSTRIAL ESTATE
MIDSOMER NORTON
RADSTOCK
BA3 4XE

Objectives

TO PROMOTE, MAINTAIN, IMPROVE AND ADVANCE THE EDUCATION OF SENIOR CITIZENS AGED 70 YEARS AND OVER IN THE CULTURE AND HERITAGE OF BATH AND NORTH EAST SOMERSET AND IN OTHER REGIONS OF THE UNITED KINGDOM AND THE ENCOURAGEMENT OF THE ARTS, IN PARTICULAR, BUT NOT EXCLUSIVELY BY ORGANISING COMMUNITY SINGING SESSIONS, EXHIBITIONS, MUSICAL EVENTS, TELEVISION AND RADIO BROADCASTS AND PRESENTING AND PROMOTING CONCERTS.