Golden-oldies

www.golden-oldies.org.uk
Charity first registered in the UK on 14/11/2007 no: 1121600
Charities Commission data
image/logo for GOLDEN-OLDIES

UN Sustainable Development Goals
3 Good health & wellbeing

What it does

General Charitable Purposes
Arts/culture/heritage/science

How it works

Provides Services

Where it operates

South Gloucestershire, Bristol City, Hampshire, Somerset, Cardiff, Wiltshire, Gloucestershire, Swindon, North Somerset, Bath And North East Somerset

Who it helps

Elderly/old People
People With Disabilities


Donations received

Over the last five years they've received significant donations from 8 grant making charities totalling £360,318

When Amount Donor To be used for
31/08/2017 £30,000 Garfield Weston Foundation Brightening Vulnerable Lives with 'Songs and Smiles'
31/08/2017 £2,000 Somerset Community Foundation Singing sessions for older people in South Somerset.
31/07/2017 £5,000 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
31/01/2017 £800 Quartet Community Foundation To support the costs of running the Lawrence Hill, Bristol Goldies Sing and Smile sessions to benefit individuals with learning disabilities.
31/12/2016 £249,458 National Lottery Goldies Cymru in West & Mid Wales
30/06/2016 £2,400 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.
31/05/2016 £660 Somerset Community Foundation Singing sessions for older people.
31/01/2016 £20,000 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
31/05/2014 £50,000 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

Financial Data
Y/E Income Expenditure Surplus Assets Months
Reserves
Employees Volunteers
30/09/2017 £295,085 £296,420 -£1,335 0
30/09/2016 £326,990 £315,331 £11,659 0
30/09/2015 £316,448 £314,517 £1,931 0
30/09/2014 £287,322 £244,379 £42,943 0
30/09/2013 £189,178 £202,121 -£12,943 0
30/09/2012 £265,504 £268,714 -£3,210 0
30/09/2011 £191,367 £187,489 £3,878 0
30/09/2010 £155,609 £151,356 £4,253 0
30/09/2009 £148,053 £138,830 £9,223 0
30/09/2008 £128,139 £121,107 £7,032 0

Trustees

This charity has 8 registered trustees.

  • Alwyn Humphreys Mbe
  • Christine Gregory
  • Dr Afroditi Stathi
  • Dr Roger Bullock
  • Ian Dewey
  • John Crick
  • Michael Thomas Richardson
  • Susanne Marie Crick
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.