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TFW Chosen as Charity of the Year by Gypsy Dynamite

Posted 2 October 2015

The Thomas Frederick Willetts Foundation are thrilled to have been chosen as Gypsy Dynamite’s Charity of the Year. The ‘gypsy jazz’ band will be working alongside the charity both musically and by promoting us through their social media. It is exciting to be working with such a dynamic group of artists who share our love and passion for music and the arts!

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Dathlu 150 ym Mhatagonia // Celebrating 150 in Patagonia

Posted 29 September 2015

This year we celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Welsh settlement in Patagonia. On May 28th 1865, around 160 welsh men and women sailed aboard The Mimosa to Southern Argentina where they started a new life. Read more »


Let’s Hear It For The Boys

Posted 20 July 2015

As part of our Choir of Light project, the Thomas Fredrick Willetts Foundation has supported over 2,500 young people through choirs with the aim to unite young people through performing arts and help them support their surrounding communities. One such choir that has benefited from our support is Only Boys Aloud.

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Choir Lights Up Leeds Arena

Posted 6 December 2013

Over the years, the Thomas Fredrick Willetts Foundation has had a number of projects which have aimed to meet young people where they are and unite them through the performing arts. The Choir Of Light is one such project. Read more »


Poetry In Motion

Posted 8 November 2013

This November, Andrew Motion unveils his newest work, ‘A hymn to St.Cecilia’, a tribute to the late Benjamin Britten. The Thomas Frederick Willetts Foundation sat down with the retired Poet Laureate to find out what inspires him. Read more »

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- Sunday Oct 4 - 11:14pm

Please read our latest blog featuring @GypsyDynamite who has chosen us as charity of the year
- Saturday Oct 3 - 5:00pm

We send our thoughts & prayers to those affected by the awful events in #Umpqua RT to share the light #PrayForUmpqua
- Friday Oct 2 - 2:48pm

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