Art mural underway

We’ve been excited to see artist Katie O busy at Foundation House this week. She’s been incorporating the winning designs from our Big Art project competition to provide a mural which will become the backdrop for our new sensory garden. Thank you to everyone who entered. We can’t wait to share the final mural design […]

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Big Art Project needs you!

Foundation House are running the Big Art Project and we need you to join in! We are looking for art or photos on the theme of ‘what Stratford means to you.’ Ten images will be selected and used as part of a mural created by artist Katie O and will be installed in a newly […]

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Community Recharge Fund makes a difference

Stratford Town Trust are pleased to have awarded £122,258 to local good causes through its Community Recharge Fund. The fund was created in response to the many challenges faced by voluntary and community groups as a result of Covid-19 and aimed to support them to look forward and build their skills, capacity and resilience. The […]

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Turning the riverside green

The riverside in Stratford-upon-Avon is set to be transformed thanks to an award of £1.5million by Coventry and Warwickshire Local Enterprise Partnership to Stratford-on-Avon- District Council working in partnership with Stratford Town Trust. The Riverside Green Corridor scheme will revitalise the river frontage, provide high quality public space for use by all, create new green routes into […]

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Lottery Boost for Foundation House

WE were delighted to be awarded £105k by the Coronavirus Community Support Fund, distributed by the National Lottery Community Fund. The grant will help us adapt our community hub, Foundation House, in response to some of the issues created by the Covid-19 pandemic. Foundation House had to close its doors to the public and to […]

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Stratford Town Trust welcomes new Trustee

WE ARE pleased to welcome our newest Trustee, Josie Stevens, who was appointed to the Board following a competitive process. Josie will bring with her a range of skills and expertise in marketing and communications as well as a real passion for her hometown of Stratford upon Avon. Currently the Chief Marketing and Communications Officer […]

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And the winner is….

AT our AGM this year, we were pleased to feature a live grant making session for the first time. This gave our members the chance to decide how to allocate funding to three local community groups; Sunnyside Up, Kate’s Storytree and Warwickshire Vision Support. The groups pitched their application via video presentations, leaving members with the […]

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Stratford’s support shines through

An initiative spearheaded by Stratford-upon-Avon Town Council, Stratford Town Trust and other partners has made a real difference to those members of the community who are vulnerable, isolated or had to self-isolate due to illness during lockdown. Stratford Support was designed to be a one stop shop where people could offer their services as a […]

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Community Recharge Fund now open!

WE’RE pleased to be able to start making some grants again through our new Community Recharge programme which is now open. Applications can be made up until 9th October. During the Covid-19 pandemic, community organisations have continued to deliver vital support and activities while facing significant challenges for their own staff and volunteers, as well as their finances. As the sector begins to look at what’s next, we know that to build in […]

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Join us a Trustee!

WE ARE looking for a trustee from our membership to help us to deliver our vision of creating a vibrant and connected community. Findings from our recent survey told us that we have an important role to play in the town and revealed the issues that matter most to our community. Stratford Town Trust is […]

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