Sponsors and benefactors


Among the many charitable organisations, sponsors and private benefactors who have given help to The Yorke Trust are the following:-

A4E Express
Christopher Ahrens
Dieter and Dorothy Ahrens
Amberstone Trust
Tim Ambler
Arimathea Trust
The Ashden Trust
The Bass Club (Caroline Emery)
Paul Bassham Trust
Borough Council of King’s Lynn and West Norfolk
Britten-Pears Foundation
Carnegie UK Charitable Trust
Lady Silvia Combe
Cozens-Hardy Trust
Val & Stephen Day
East England Regional Arts Lottery Programme
English Heritage
The Esmée Fairbairn Charitable Foundation
Ann Glover
Tom and Henrietta Faire

NADFAS  Sedgeford Branch
Samuel Gardner Memorial Trust

Lady Ruth Fermoy
The Foundation for Sport and the Arts
Grieg Foundation
The Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation
Laurence Heyworth
Holst Foundation
The Leche Trust
Live Music Now!
The Pilgrim Trust
The Radcliffe Trust
Rodney Slatford, OBE
Stentor Music Company Ltd.
Mrs Sue Thaw
RVW Trust
Dr Keith & Mrs Elizabeth Rix
Philippa Rose
The Rose Partnership
Michael Tippett Musical Foundation
Norfolk Association for the Advancement of Music
Stephen Oliver Trust
Jane & Jeff Thomas
John & Miranda Villiers
Simon Weil
Judge & Mrs Daniel Worsley
The Marquess of Cholmondeley, KCVO

…and many other anonymous private donors.

The Yorke Trust would also like to thank the following sponsors for their support of the Armide opera programme .


  • The Black Lion Lt Walsingham
  • French's Fish Shop Ltd - Wells-next-the-Sea
  • Walsingham Abbey
  • Binham Priory Music
  • SummerHill Veterinary Centre - Fakenham
  • Sandringham Estate
  • Fakenham Racecourse
  • Houghton Hall
  • NewPrint and Design - Fakenham