Latest grants

  • The Lauriston Trust has generously supported the development of the studio theatre within Altrincham Garrick Playhouse. The Trust granted funding for an improved sound system and tiered retractable seating, which transformed the old ‘Jubilee’ rehearsal room into a wonderful small theatre and drama workshop. This theatre has been renamed ‘The Lauriston Studio’ and is now [...]

  • The Altrincham Creative Theatre School was helped considerably by a donation from the Lauriston Trust. The school specialises in teaching children and young people about all aspects of theatre. It is for 10 to 18-year-olds and puts on four productions every year. On opening the school, Trust member Mike Prior said: “Our charitable Trust aims [...]

  • The Trust provided invaluable support to the Lauriston Gallery, which was opened by chair Betty Gallimore MBE on April 29, 2004. A dedicated gallery, it is the largest art space at the Waterside Arts Centre in Sale. It is reserved for solo shows and touring exhibitions by established figures and contemporary artists. The space features [...]

  • For many years the Lauriston Trust has sponsored students at the Royal Northern College of Music. In recent years the Trust has sponsored Sophie Rosa, a young violinist who has just recently finished two years as postgraduate student and has gained acclaim for her performances. Our most recent bursary has been granted to a young [...]

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