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Charity and Trustees

Northamptonshire Music and Performing Arts Trust is a Company Limited by Guarantee (Company No.7738151) and a registered charity (Charity No. 1145643)

Charitable objects

The company is governed by the Articles of Association and its charitable objects:

  • To advance education within the framework of the arts for the benefit of the public of Northamptonshire and elsewhere
  • To advance the arts and culture for the benefit of the the public, particularly but not exclusively, by promoting and facilitating access to and performances of music and other art forms
  • To provide for the recreation of children, young people and adults for the benefit of the public by providing facilities and services to them in the interests of social welfare with the object of improving their conditions of life

Audited accounts

The latest set of audited accounts, including Trustees Annual Report, was prepared by accountants MacIntyre Hudson to cover the accounting period September 2015 to August 2016.


The Trustees are appointed on a three year, renewable basis in accordance with the Articles of Association. The members of the current Trust Board are:

  • Dr Jamie Clark (Patron)
  • Mr Clive Gresham
  • Sir Michael Griffiths
  • Mr Roger Griffiths
  • Mr Dudley Hughes (NCC representative)
  • Cllr Joan Kirkbride (Chair)
  • Mrs Mary Laing
  • Mr Iain Massey
  • Mrs Renuka Popat
  • Mr Trevor Shipman
  • Mrs Morcea Walker (Vice Chair)
  • Mr David Watson
NMPAT receives support from:
NMPAT is a company Limited by Guarantee (Company No. 7738151) and a registered charity (Charity No. 1145643)