The Swallows Foundation (UK) is registered in the UK as a Company Limited by Guarantee; Company Number 6838704 and is registered as a Charity with the UK Charity Commissioners Charity Number 1135212.
The Registered address is the Tyne Theatre and Opera House, 117 Westgate Road, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4AG. As with Isiseko Senkonjane under South African law, the company and charity status of The Swallows Foundation (UK) make it “not for profit” organisation where funds cannot be distributed to members of its Board. The Swallows Foundation UK is in receipt of grant funding from Arts Council England.
The formal purposes for which The Swallows Foundation UK is established are:
To advance the education of the public, in particular but not exclusively the people of the North East of England in the culture of the Eastern Cape of South Africa and to promote the arts, culture and heritage in particular by the provision of public performances, exchange programmes, workshops and such other activities as the trustees may from time to time determine
Mark Robinson – Chair
Brian Debnam – Secretary