The Hearth Arts Centre supports Arts, Heritage, Culture and Wellbeing for the benefit of the local community and beyond.


If you can help with a donation, it will play a huge part in helping us remain a vital part of the community. Thank you.  Boost your donation with GIFT AID

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As a UK Taxpayer you could boost your donation to us by 25% through the use of Gift Aid  (i.e. for every £40 you donate we can claim a further £10 back from HMRC on your behalf).  It just takes a few simple steps. 


If you think this applies to you then please download the pdf form above and return it to The Hearth at office@thehearth.co.uk or complete the online form

the charity

THE HEARTH CENTRE (HORSLEY) LTD is the charitable company that manages The Hearth Arts Centre and Cafe.  The centre is managed by a Board of  Voluntary Trustees involved in the governance, sustainability and day to day management of The Hearth alongside the support of loyal volunteers.

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trustees & stakeholders

Policy, operational and organisational decisions are made collectively by the Board of Trustees and minuted in the records of the Trustees’ monthly meetings. The Hearth’s tenants, employees, volunteers, visitors, and Horsley Village Church members are consulted as and when appropriate.

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income generation

Income is raised from studio, cafe rentals, hall hire and special events.  Funding is secured from grant awards, legacies and donations and all proceeds raised go towards delivering, maintaining and extending the services offered by The Hearth. 


track record

We have established an enviable track record of engaging with the local and wider community, providing opportunities for engagement and participation in the arts, culture, heritage, health and wellbeing through regular workshops, special events,  fairs, heritage talks, music, and much more.

recent grants & donations  

  • Government support funds via Northumberland County Council (NCC) during COVID lock-down

  • High Sheriff of Northumberland

  • Essity, Prudhoe

  • Thompson’s of Prudhoe

  • Fredrick Milburn Trust via Community Foundation

  • Charity Aid Foundation

  • Northumberland CVA

  • Hadrian Trust

  • NCC Community Chest

  • NCC Parish Councillors small grants – Holly Waddell

  • Karbon Homes

  • Barbour Foundation

  • Waitrose, Ponteland 

  • Rothley Trust


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  • Joicey Trust

  • Ecclesiastical Ltd

  • DPD (UK) Ltd

  • Horsley Parish Council

Plus very generous private donations

Grant Funding enables us to support & connect with our local community.

Many thanks also to;

  • Horsley Village Church for their continuing support.​

  • All our Tenants for their hard work and commitment. 

  • Our Staff always working hard.​

  • Our Trustees & Volunteers who remain devoted to the Hearth Charity.