CharityDetail

The Bubble Theatre Company Limited

What it does
    We make theatre with and for children, teenagers and adults of South London. Speech Bubbles helps children in primary schools who have problems communicating. YTM sees at risk teenagers develop as workshop leaders. Intergenerational projects share the stories of our place. Fan Made Theatre invites audiences to select professional outdoor family theatre, and year round we run workshops.
Who works here
  • 8 employees and 168 volunteers.
Who it helps
  • Children/young People
  • Elderly/old People
  • People With Disabilities
  • The General Public/mankind
Sector(s) covered
  • Education/training
  • Arts/culture/heritage/science
Where it operates
  • Throughout London
Financial Data ?
Y/E Income Expenditure Surplus/
Deficit
Assets Months
Reserves
Employees Volunteers Filed on
31/03/2018 £632,380 £602,320 £30,060 1 8 168 29/08/2018
31/03/2017 £498,757 £482,532 £16,225 24/01/2018
31/03/2016 £584,290 £617,087 -£32,797 £261,779 10 76 31/01/2017
31/03/2015 £500,980 £500,920 £60 £294,576 1 7 29 31/01/2016
31/03/2014 £462,432 £439,251 £23,181 29/01/2015
31/03/2013 £613,475 £381,060 £232,415 £271,335 2 6 68 31/01/2014
31/03/2012 £295,985 £373,686 -£77,701 27/12/2012
31/03/2011 £423,892 £499,202 -£75,310 21/09/2011
Donations received ?

Over the last five years they've received significant donations from 7 grant making charities totalling £905,175

Amount/
When
Donor To be used for
£33,000
12/03/2019
Walcot Foundation Speech Bubbles, Drama For Communication (2019-20 to 2021-22))
£221,704
31/05/2018
National Lottery Heritage Fund This is an art project for people in sheltered housing that will enhance wellbeing. It will offer regular free of charge sessions co-created by its participants. Creative collaboration will utilise interpersonal skills, encourage mutual trust and develop group dialogue. End of session check-ins will celebrate achievements and reflect on what to do next. Stories provoked by activities will lead to other activities such as poems, songs and performance pieces.
£28,000
31/03/2018
London Borough of Southwark Culture Grants grant from the Environment & Leisure department
£28,000
31/03/2017
London Borough of Southwark Arts & Culture grant from the Environment & Social Regeneration department
£90,000
28/02/2017
Henry Smith Charity towards three years' running costs of a theatre company that works with disadvantaged people in the London Borough of Southwark
£66,000
28/02/2017
City Bridge Trust £66,000 over three years (£20,000; £22,000; £24,000) towards 50% of the full-time Project Coordinator’s post; activity costs for Creative Homes and The Rotherhithe Shed and a contribution to overheads. Funding in the final year to be contingent on securing match-funding from The Big Lottery.
£11,500
31/03/2016
Clothworkers Foundation Roof repairs for a youth arts charity
£34,532
31/03/2016
London Borough of Southwark Arts & Culture grant from the Environment & Leisure department
£288,439
26/01/2015
National Lottery Heritage Fund Not Available
£74,000
05/11/2014
National Lottery Heritage Fund Grandchildren of Hiroshima, how Londoners responded to the Atomic Bombing of 1945
£30,000
29/04/2014
Lloyds Bank Foundation This is an arts based organisation that delivers projects to address the needs of those that are most disadvantaged. The funding will allow them to continue delivering projects to the elderly, NEETs and young people.
Governance
Trustees (11)
Main office

Fran Jones
3-5 ELEPHANT LANE
LONDON
SE16 4JD

Legal constitution
  • UK Charity, number: 264359
  • First registered on 21/08/1972
Objectives

THE ADVANCEMENT OF THE EDUCATION OF THE PUBLIC THROUGH THE PROMOTION AND SUPPORT OF THE ART OF THEATRE AND MUSIC (INCLUDING THEATRE, MUSIC HALL, OPERA, MUSIC, DRAMA, BALLET AND ALL ART FORMS CONSISTING IN WHOLE OR IN PART OF WORDS AND/OR MUSIC) PARTICULARLY BY THE PROMOTION AND ENCOURAGEMENT OF THEATRICAL COMPANIES.