We are delighted to announce that MGSO4: Epsom & Ewell Arts Festival is now a registered charity, number 1166041.
Our trustees are (in alphabetical order): Paul Allsop, Sarah Dewing, Charlotte Miles, Tim Miles, Lucy Oulton, Maria Reeves, Jane Saunders, Ruth Shepherd and Ali Waters.
Our formal charitable aim is ‘to advance, improve, develop and maintain public education in, and appreciation of the creative and performing arts.’
Chair and Festival Director Sarah Dewing said: “There are lots of hoops to jump through to become a charity nowadays and we are very pleased that the Charity Commission has recognised the real value in what MGSO4 is working to achieve. We have received a fantastic response from the local community, and the trustees and committee are grateful to everyone who has supported MGSO4 in its creative ambitions so far.”
Charitable donations to MGSO4 from UK taxpayers will now qualify for Gift Aid. To make a donation, please visit our fundraising page: localgiving.org/mgso4festival