Georgina Craven

funding towards intensified ballet tuition/uniform and workshops – at the Northern Ballet School

Saltash Town Youth Council

funding towards awardees of performing arts category special recognition of endeavours

Hazel Lightley

Funding to help towards travel costs to Hong Kong for the Royal Ballet’s School’s International Spring Intensive and funding to help with costs for the Birmingham Royal Ballet Elmhurst Scholl Saturday programme. 

Zachary Hill

Funding to help towards travel costs to the Birmingham Royal Ballet extended young dancers programme.

Youngstagers Theatre Group

Funding towards new brand logo T shirts and polo shirts.

Nicola Eaton

Funding for new uniform. Following her Scholarship to attend The Hammond Academy of Music and Dance.  


Youth musical ensemble of early music and early instruments – funding towards travel to perform at the Greenwich International Early Music Festival

Jago Mottart

Help towards intensive dance workshops in Italy as part of Jago’s scholarship

Saltash Fire Cadets

Help towards the purchase of four side drums for their marching band. The drums will be played on their annual visit to Ypres for the Commonwealth Remembrance Parade

Rosie Maciver-Redwood

Help towards Youth Music Theatre UK (YMT) tour to Northern Ireland to perform in Belfast as part of the National Youth tour


Funding to provide professional drama workshops to the young cast members to help them with their production of Alice in Wonderland 

Olivia Early

funding to attend an advanced summer course with the National Youth Theatre

Livewire Youth Project

Funding to provide music lessons for members with musical interests and abilities 

Keziah Barr

Funding to assist in the cost of going to Nashville (USA), to take part in a song writing camp. Invited by Phil Patterson (singer songwriter UKTI) an invitation only event. 

Olivia Early

Towards - Travel and audition fees, for Universities placements

Flo Bonner

Towards – Travel and audition fees, and performance attire for Universities placements. Plus, sponsorship towards participation in her place with Youth Musical Theatre UK to perform at Birmingham and the Edinburgh Fringe Festival during the summer of 2015

Alex Robins

To support a place at Summer School at Guildford School of acting during summer 2015

Tiegan Aire

To help with associated costs to attend the “West End Kids” (London’s West End) Summer School intensive training programme for provision of musical theatre training. 

Adam Riglar

Finance towards essential costume and equipment for his Honours Degree studies at Wolverhampton University - studying the performing arts.

Jamie Pullen

Finance towards essential costume and equipment for his BA Honours degree studies at Chichester University – studying the performing arts.

Freya Jenkin

Funding towards participating in the London Contemporary Summer School of Dance and for London dance auditions to the same School.

Aine Reynolds

Funding towards participating in the London Contemporary Summer School of Dance and for London dance auditions to the same school.

Olivia Early

Funding towards cost of auditioning at National Performing Arts School following her many years of successful studies.

Andrew Knight

funding towards a new Euphonium to help with his advanced studies and performances.

Poppy Allbury

funding towards a pre-vocational course in Music Theatre.

Joshua Fedrick

funding to help set up Tap Dance sessional School.

Jake Sylvester

funding towards pre-vocational course in Dance and Theatre.

Daniel Dickinson

funding towards performing arts uniforms etc.; for his Classical Ballet training. 

Alex and Robin Kristoffy

Financial assistance to attend theatre workshops and perform in the national tour with “Bish Bash Bosh” productions and “The Tin Violin”.

Roman Bloodworth

Artistic Director – up ‘t Kreek ttheatre – Financial assistance to set up a new Youth Theatre based in Saltash but serving the whole of Cornwall.

Anna Carey

Further financial assistance towards uniform and National Ballet related auditionsetc.

Alex Robins

Financial assistance to attend theatre workshops and perform in the Residential Production of “Tess of the D’Urbervilles” (National Youth Musical Theatre).

Florence Fry

Financial assistance to perform in the National Children’s Chamber Orchestra (lead violin). Course at Queenswood School at Hatfield and Concert Hall Cambridge.

Eleanor and Molly Toms

Financial assistance to attend the National Youth Musical Theatre to perform in “According to Brian Haw”– and “Macbeth”.

Western Approach

To assist singers to compete in Association of Barbershop Singers convention at Llandudno.

Brunel Harmony Chorus

To assist singers to compete in the Association of Harmony Singers convention at Llandudno.

Rose Robinson

To participate in the National Youth Theatre production.

Benjamin Carlin

To participate in the National Youth Theatre production.

Georgina Leaney

To financially assist in the purchase of a Baroque Flute.

Sophie Walke

Finance to enable Sophie to represent England at dance Festivals in La and Philippines.

Helen Harvey

To assist in professional development in advanced dance projects.

Verity Westcott

Donation towards special piccolo and grade 8 & Diploma flute and piccolo exams.

Anne Carey

Additional financial assistance for dance uniform to help with her second year Stella Mann College studies.

Andrew Deacon

Donation towards fees for the Youth Music Theatre UK project to assist in his performance role in the Beggar’s Opera.

Brunel Ladies Harmony Chorus

Contribution towards their entry into the National barbershop singing competition at Llandudno 2010.

Taylor-Sian Paciusko

Contribution towards her Yael Flexer Residency Course which would help her in her professional dance career both in performing and teaching

Micheal Bacon

Towards a new Cello and advanced courses in Cello musicianship.

Ruth for Flute

Funding towards an advanced Flute for the Flute Choir.

Livewire Youth Project

For Cornish Music Project and CD.

The Works

Dance & Theatre Development Agency – For Ballet/& Dance workshops at the Hall for Cornwall and Leeds Youth Ballet Workshops (for Cornish Dance Students).

Richard Waters

Towards Summer School violin/viola - with Professor Mark Knight & Patricia Noall prior to beginning his studies at the London Guildhall School of Music. Plus course fees and further summer schools for viola, and National Children’s Chamber Orchestra, National Youth Orchestra performing at the Royal Albert Hall; and to attend the Young Artists Symphony Orchestra at Harpenden. Plus – towards an advanced size/quality viola. Plus – course with the Amadeus Orchestra (Concerts in Exeter and Wells)

Samantha Bishop

Towards a new Flute for top grade exams. Plus - extra Flute lessons towards grade 8 exams.

Harriet van der Vliet

To attend the National Youth Ballet of Great Britain, summer school, Sunday Lessons and UK Tour. Plus The Arts Educational School – National Youth Ballet of GB and the English National Ballet in Liverpool and London. Stables (home of Cleo Laine & John Dankworth, Dulwich College with Wayne Sleep. Plus towards the purchase of a Bassoon, advance grades exams (piano),

Jessica Kitt

For additional Professional Saxophone Lessons – as a student of the Birmingham Conservatoire. Plus – advanced composition studies at the Birmingham Conservatoire of Music and University of Central England (to include software for computer-composition). The Trust provided a platform for Jessica to play with HM Royal Marines Band at the Plymouth Pavilions.

Hannah Sharp

For Grade 7 violin exams, (including extra lessons, and sheet music required).
4 Flutes of Saltash – Towards purchase of Bass Flute for Flute Ensemble development.

David Doidge

Towards extra Flute lessons for major exams. Plus – towards costs of diploma recital and music etc; Extra special piano lessons.

Rachael Waters

(Advanced) Violin Summer School with international Violin Teachers, Mark Knight Patricia Noalls. Plus – summer courses with professors of viola and violin – and Artists Symphony Orchestra Course.

Saltash Town Band

Brass Band Workshops (South West Brass Band Association). Plus new Blazers for the Youth Band. The Trust also provided a platform for a member to play Cornet with the Glen Miller Orchestra at the China Fleet Country Club, Saltash.

Benjamin Cook

Towards tuition fees – Royal Ballet School.

Toni-Michelle Dent

Towards tuition fees – Royal Ballet School. Plus advanced dance training fees and auditions, and training at Covent Garden, London,

Joshua Fedrick

Towards tuition fees – Royal Ballet School, and major dance competitions in London. Plus auditions for West End musical Billy Elliot (Josh was successful and is currently performing in the West End in Billy Elliot, and has had excellent reviews. Josh also danced on stage with Bruce Forsyth on Bruce’s 80th Birthday on BBC TV, in his role as Billy Elliot


Towards audio equipment, for youth theatre shows. Plus – towards theatre make-up courses.

Thomas Hobbs

Towards “Brass in Concert Championships as a senior musician.

Alice Dalrymple

Contribution towards advanced grades lessons in singing also her expenses in preparation for her grade 8 and teacher’s Diploma singing/drama exams/training.

Rebecca Elias-Jones

Towards National Youth Training Choir of GB Course.


To form and stage a new Youth Theatre Group, and first show.

Anna Carey

To assist with finances of mid-associate programme of the Royal Ballet.

Rebecca Allen

Towards travel and equipment who won a place at the Covent Garden Ballet School.

Jonathan Fry

For advanced and specialised jazz and associated music - summer school at Dartington. Plus Fee towards advanced Jazz Flute tuition (specialised).

Natasha  Hingston

Towards two new Saxophones for advanced lessons and for use playing in the Joe Loss/Glen Miller/Carlton Big Bands.

Sam Lawson

Towards advanced course expenses – Percussion at Academy of Contemporary Music at Guildford, Surrey.

Tara Silverton

To contribute towards Dance and Clothing and Equipment required to undertake Masters (books and Laptop).

George Hawker

Towards a new advance trumpet for Grades 7/8 examinations.

Helen Tiplady

For advanced courses in Dance to support University costs.

Laura Cook

Towards the cost of travel, uniform and equipment – place with Stella Mann College – Bedford.

Cara Searle

Donation towards cost of equipment etc; - a place in a London Ballet School

Saltash Girls’ Choir

Towards costs of setting up new Girls’ Choir based in Saltash also funding for hosting singing workshops for girls with professional practitioners.

Providing Workshops

in singing, drama, theatre, Cornish Dance/Song/Drama for many hundreds of children/youth in various venues in Saltash and South East Cornwall.

Festival of Arts and  Music for All the Community

at Trematon Hall, Trematon, Saltash – workshops (drama, poetry, music, art exhibition), Pageant, performances, Youth Music  – A £20,000 project – sponsored by Awards For All and Saltash Town Council. 


Donations to the work of the Sue Hooper Charitable Foundation would be most welcomed. Cheques should be made payable to the SHCF and sent to

The Treasurer – Mrs Stephanie Carter
c/o 1, Down Close,
Burraton Coombe,
PL12 4PZ

Tel: 01752 843073 

Donations to the Trust of instruments for workshops – details in the first instance should be addressed to the Chairman Sue Hooper MBE– details as above.

Friends of the SHCF at £10 annually – should be sent to the above address – (cheques made payable to SHCF/ Friends – details as above.

Mailing List – If you wish to be informed of forthcoming events – please send your name and address to the Chairman – details as above.

Applications – for an application form for consideration of a grant towards Performing Arts studies and associated costs – please write to the Chairman – details as above. Applications are considered for students in the Saltash PL12 area. Consideration is also given to applicants in the County of Cornwall.