Welcome to The Vaughan Williams Charitable Trust

promoting greater understanding of composer Ralph Vaughan Williams and his music

As an artist he deserves a position in our culture of the rank we accord to Shakespeare, Turner, Wren or Dickens.’

The Telegraph
Contact sheet of photographs of Vaughan Williams credit Dudley Styles
Versions of Vaughan Williams

Ceri Owen introduces the composer


2022-23 celebrating the 150th anniversary of the composer
Count down to RVW 150

With just one year to go until RVW’s 150th birthday, 2022-23 will see a spread of festivities celebrating the enormous impact his work had on musical life in the UK.

Ralph and Ursula Vaughan Williams 1957 (from the archive of Ursula Vaughan Williams)
About the Trust

Find out about the VWCT and how to apply for funding

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Selection of RVWs published scores
RVW and his publishers

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