We are beyond excited to share our news.  The Roger Kelly Foundation have very kindly agreed to match fund any donations made in our ‘Christmas Give’ up to £1500.  So, that means for every £1 donated it becomes £2.  So far, we have raised £1408, so please dig deep, and support us if you can.  It would be great to hit £1500, which would give our charity £3000 to support our work.


The Roger Kelly Foundation was launched in memory of Roger Kelly, who was awarded an OBE in 2013 and described as “a true visionary” whose legacy will benefit the North-East for generations.

The Roger Kelly Music Foundation is the perfect way to remember a passionate music-lover who helped drive several key developments, including the Angel of the North, Sage Gateshead, Millennium Bridge, Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art, and the rebirth of Ushaw College as a cultural centre.

We are proud that we can use this donation towards continuing to support our children and young people’s musical learning and providing fantastic cultural experiences.