Welcome to the Wessex Heritage Trust

The Wessex Heritage Trust (WHT) is a not for profit, self-funding charitable organisation which secures new funding and creates new projects to invest in heritage sites and cultural facilities across the region. The Trust ensures that these sites are able to provide facilities that attract, are accessible and encourage all parts of the community to engage.

The region of the Wessex Heritage Trust is Hampshire, Wiltshire, Dorset and parts of Berkshire, Somerset and Devon.

Wessex Heritage Trust has a successful track record of attracting funding, donations and corporate sponsorship to enable innovative projects and events to be developed, which offer a wide range of opportunities for businesses and individuals to make a long term difference. Contact us today to find out how you can become one of our supporters.

Wessex Heritage Trust is a stand alone, self-funding, not for profit charitable trust. Our declared aims are;

  1. To increase access for all ages and abilities to the region’s providers of culture and heritage.
  2. To provide opportunities of engagement to traditional non-users.
  3. To engage disadvantaged groups within the community with culture and heritage.
  4. Create collaborative partnerships with other organisations that have similar objectives.

Hampshire's Octoberfest

This three day event (the biggest of its kind in the South East of England) offers great opportunities for corporate sponsorship, attracting over 10,000 web site hits and 8,000 attendees to the festival.
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The EDGE Project

The EDGE Project is a Wessex Heritage Trust initiative which seeks to actively engage young people aged 14 – 24 with Hampshire museums, galleries, libraries and discovery centres.
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The Memory Box Project

The Memory Box Project is a new & exciting reminiscence project with the aims to engage, support & share memories with people living with Dementia in Hampshire.
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