The Town Hall Trust

Bishop’s Castle Town Hall Trust is a charity and company limited by guarantee set up in 2012 as the organisation to manage the Town Hall following the 2013 renovations.

The Trust is a partnership between building owners Bishop’s Castle Town Council; the House on Crutches Museum Collection Trust who operate Bishop’s Castle Heritage Resource Centre; and Bishop’s Castle Tourism Community Interest Company who exist to represent and support the local tourism businesses in the area.

The Town Hall Trust is a unique partnership with the necessary skills and expertise to ensure the sustainable long term future of the Town Hall.

Current Trustees

Cllrs. Anne Roberts & Jane Carroll
Bishop’s Castle Town Council
Patricia Theobald, Trevor Chalkley and Evelyn Bowles
House on Crutches Museum Collection Trust
Henry Hunter, Helen Vaughan and Sue Willmer
Bishop’s Castle & Clun Tourism CIC

The Trust employs a small staff team, working closely with the Trustees and supported by a number of volunteers.

We are always looking for more people to get involved in the management and activities associated with Bishop’s Castle Town Hall. If you are interested or think you may be able to help please get in touch.

Bishop’s Castle Town Hall Trust is a registered charity and company limited by guarantee.

Objects of the Town Hall Trust

  • To protect and enhance the heritage and historic environment of Bishop’s Castle through the conservation and sustainable improvement of Bishop’s Castle Town Hall, one of its key historic buildings.
  • To advance public education in the history and heritage of the area of benefit through the use of Bishop’s Castle Town Hall to promote a broad range of heritage, arts and cultural events and activities whether hosted at Bishop’s Castle Town Hall or at other sites and venues.
  • To promote community and environmental sustainability, and economic wellbeing, in the area of benefit through use of the historic Bishop’s Castle Town Hall by and for community groups, other relevant bodies and third sector organisations.
  • To promote organise and facilitate co-operation and partnership between third sector, statutory and other relevant bodies in the advancement of the above purposes and within the area of benefit.

The Town Hall needs help in all sorts of ways, from Visitor Information services to heritage events to fundraising activities. If you can help us in any way please get in touch.

The Town Hall also needs financial support to manage and maintain this important building in to the future. All donations gratefully received.