Jiayan Sun

Jiayan Sun – US Ambassador for TFW Foundation

Posted 18 October 2015

The Thomas Fredrick Willetts Foundation are thrilled to announce the first US Ambassador for the Charity, Jiayan Sun. Jiayan is a phenomenal pianist with a host of experience and awards to his name. We are thrilled to work alongside such a talented artist and look forward to expanding our work across the US this year.

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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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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 »


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 »

Sir Andrew Motion

New work from Sir Andrew Motion

Posted 5 June 2013

Marking the 100th Anniversary of Benjamin Britten, poet laureate Sir Andrew Motion and the composer Howard Skempton have joined forces to write a new work to feature in a special concert within the Great Hall of Gray’s Inn, London. Read more »

Youth Choir

Choir of Light sings with Andrea Bocelli

Posted 5 January 2013

It was an amazing experience when young people from Choirs of Light from Wales and East London joined forces to sing with the international tenor Andrea Bocelli last November as part of UK tour. Read more »