The Castle (Wellingborough) Limited

The Castle (Wellingborough) Limited

Charity information

The Castle (Wellingborough) Limited

The Castle theatre and arts centre aims to engage, inspire and stimulate our community and surrounding region, and to ensure we are a forward thinking, relevant and contemporary arts organisation.

Founded 1995

  • Mission statement

    The Castle is a theatre and arts centre – programming excellent, engaging and inspiring work, always working to provide something for everyone. The Castle operates two spaces for live performing arts and two spaces for visual arts. The Main House presents a balanced programme of Film, Drama, Dance, Music and Comedy. The Studio presents smaller scale Drama and Dance companies and is establishing itself as the home of a vibrant Jazz and Music programme as well as acting as a crucible and testing ground for new projects. The Gallery and Exhibition Wall programme a mix of local community and processional visual arts.
    Through its Participation and Engagement programme, The Castle delivers for our local communities. The programme engages with preschool children, primary school children, elderly residents, disability groups, hard to reach and super output communities. It works with schools, sheltered housing units, family centres, and local libraries. Elements of the programme deliver with and for participants that would not otherwise have access to participatory arts activity and these activities are targeted to benefit communities in wards within the borough that face social or economic problems, including families.

  • Aims

    The Castle (Wellingborough) Limited aims to:

    • A performance and presentation venue, amateur and professional, for music, dance, drama and film.
    • The home of participatory activities, including classes, workshops, rehearsals, practises and meetings.
    • A base from which outreach activities are initiated as an arts development programme for the whole community.
    • A venue for the community for social functions, dinners, dances, exhibitions, fairs and conferences.
  • Overview

    Established: March 1995

    Registered Charity Number: 1028809

    Board members: 8

    Full time staff: 16

    Part time staff: 19

    Volunteers: 66

    Phone number: 01933270007

    Address: Castle Way Wellingborough NN8 1XA

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