The Charleston Trust

The Charleston Trust

Charity information

The Charleston Trust

Charleston was the home of two influential British artists, Vanessa Bell & Duncan Grant, and it became the country retreat of the Bloomsbury Group. The museum was set up in 1981 to safeguard the house

Founded 1981

  • Mission statement

    The Charleston Trust exists to please, inform and inspire the public about Charleston, Bloomsbury and the arts.

  • Aims

    The Charleston Trust aims to:

    • To acquire, protect and improve for the benefit of the general public the land and buildings known as Charleston
    • To promote the maintenance and development of public knowledge, understanding and appreciation of the art, architecture and contents of Charleston and its historical, literary and artistic connections
    • To encourage and promote appreciation and understanding of the arts.
  • Overview

    Established: July 1981

    Registered Charity Number: 1107313

    Board members: 10

    Full time staff: 6

    Part time staff: 39

    Volunteers: 259

    Phone number: 01323 815161

    Address: Charleston Firle Lewes East Sussex BN8 6LL

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  • Charleston Trust - Core Costs

    Charleston receives no public funding and its long term sustainability will be provided by... More