Magic Lantern receives no public funding and relies entirely on donations and on schools’ fees. Our aim is to provide all our workshops at subsidised rates to enable any school or institution to book us. Your donations allow us to provide a valuable service to a wide range of children and adults.

How to donate


CAF Bank
Account number: 00004978
Sort code: 40-52-40

or contact:

Matthew Sanders
Director, Magic Lantern

Telephone:     020 7193 2733
Mobile:           07815 130 390

Registered Charity No.1048092


Links to previous years’ accounts can be found below:

2019 Accounts final

2018 Accounts final

2017 Accounts final





Our current funding

We were launched in 1994 with the generous help of Marks & Spencer PLC. Our current funding is made up of grants from private donors as well as from the following organisations:

We are extremely grateful to Fisher Philips Chartered Accountants for their pro bono work on our behalf and to Hitachi Europe for their in-kind support.

Website funding

Funding for this website was made possible thanks to a generous donation from the The Arts Society, Greater London Area and The Arts Society Hampstead Heath.

Our Generous Donors