Vacancies at the creative hub Cyril Wood Court

August 6, 2020

Cyril Wood Court, the accommodation site in Bere Regis, Dorset, is specifically for creatives and here at the Fund we have nomination rights for potential residents.

 

As many of you may know, we have a great working relationship with Cyril Wood Court, the accommodation site in Bere Regis, Dorset.

Cyril Wood Court has a longstanding reputation for being a creative hub for older or less able people, providing a productive living space for songwriters, composers, musicians, writers, painters and craftspeople, in surroundings especially designed to suit their interests.

The housing itself comprises of 24 self-contained flats, each with their own living room, kitchen, bedroom and bathroom for those over 55 years of age.  Other key features include a community room, laundry facilities and communal gardens.

On site there is a converted barn for practising arts, crafts and music as well as a community room for art exhibitions and musical performances. A large studio with ground floor space and individual workstations above with a small pottery adjacent to the studio. All areas are available for use – providing a truly inspirational facility.

There are currently three properties available.  All are 1 bedroom self-contained flats. 

Should any eligible PRS member be looking for a change of living and be able or keen to move to Dorset.   

For more information on the scheme and the services please contact us:

email fund@prsformusic.com or call +44(0) 20 3741 4067

 

Notes to Editors – About Cyril Wood
Cyril Wood OBE was a theatre producer and director, drama director of the BBC (West Region,) playwright and broadcaster. During his distinguished career Cyril Wood also founded and became the first Director of the South West Arts Association and helped to reconstitute the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra.
The Cyril Wood Memorial Trust was founded in 1976, with the original Trustees setting up a sheltered housing scheme, Cyril Wood Court, to provide accommodation for retired artists, writers, musicians and craftspeople.

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