Chalice Well Trust

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The Chalice Well Trust is registered as a charity, No. 1147343, with the U.K. Charity Commission. The Trust was founded by Wellesley Tudor Pole in 1959 as a charity and non profit making organisation.

The Trustees have adopted the following statement of the purposes of the Trust as set out in the Trust Deed.

Statement of Purpose

The purpose of Chalice Well Trust is to:

1. To preserve in perpetuity the property known as the Chalice Well in Glastonbury in the county of Somerset and surrounding lands for the benefit of the public, so that they may for ever have access to this living sanctuary as a place of pilgrimage and rest;

2. To preserve and safeguard the said Chalice Well and its surroundings and to beautify them;

3. To advance religious and spiritual activities and permit members of the public of all religious and spiritual paths to take advantage of such facilities as the Chalice Well Trust can offer for pilgrimage, quiet contemplation and healing;

4. To advance education in all ways by encouraging the study and enjoyment of the sacred through the arts, particularly as may be associated with the said Chalice Well and its surroundings.

If you would like to help the Trust in its work by making a donation all of us here at the Well will be very grateful. Cheques (in U.K. pounds) can be sent to the Trust’s Glastonbury address, or you may use the secure payment facility.

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