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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 »


The Night Ken Hom Came To Dinner

Posted 3 October 2013

Earlier this week, famed international chef, Ken Hom OBE, hosted a dinner for the Thomas Fredrick Willetts Foundation at the prestigious Eight Members Club in Moorgate. The event, which played host to twelve guests, was preceded by an elegant drinks reception. Read more »


New song lights the way

Posted 6 June 2013

A new song by Oscar Foxley, The Lantern, is a key element in our campaign to spread the word about The Light project using online and social media. Read more »


South African artist creates new identity for The Light

Posted 6 June 2013

An identity is emerging for The Light, our major project which aims to create a new arts venue for the town of Treharris. The new logo has been created by Simone Klein, a talented young artist with a close connection with the Foundation. Read more »

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CEO Brian Willetts with the architect of the Light project, Yao, at the #SBIDawards #LifeInTheLight
- Friday Nov 14 - 7:54pm

Bill Kenwright speaking at the #SBIDawards after wining fellow of the year #LifeInTheLight
- Friday Nov 14 - 4:22pm

Feng Qi corporate partner of the light project and Qingning Chu from @CushWake at the #SBIDawards
- Friday Nov 14 - 3:36pm

At the SBID international design awards supporting our friend Yao, Good luck! #SBIDawards
- Friday Nov 14 - 1:04pm