UPDATE – LET US BE 50 APPEAL
Let The Singers Do The Talking
Bethan Terry – Testimonial for Let Us Be 50 Appeal
In August we sent you our URGENT APPEAL. Since then we have made great headway, but we still have a bit of a way to go, but with your help we are confident that we can get there.
Along with every other theatre in the land, funding is fiendishly competitive as well as being in short supply so we are determined to become more self-sufficient, and to that end we wish to try to increase our Friends membership as much as possible, to help us celebrate our 50th in style.
Our Friends and Patrons continue to be our most sustainable source of regular income, and to that end we continue to cite this as our main focus. However if you would like to make a one off donation, that would be very helpful as well, but if you are a regular to Clonter, please consider becoming a Friend.
There are 2,500 people who regularly attend Clonter each year. Currently only 184 of those are Friends of Clonter. If the remaining 2,316 became a Friend at £60 per year (£5 per month), or Joint Friends for £90 (£7.50/£3.25 each per month!), Clonter could raise a STAGGERING £139K each year, which would allow Clonter to plan ahead and provide it with much needed financial security.
You may come to Clonter to see Opera, Jazz, Gospel, Folk, or attend an afternoon tea, or your children may have attended a workshop, or you may just come to our annual fair. For whatever part Clonter may play in your life, this is your chance to preserve it for the next generation.
Things You May Not Know…
Things you may not know that Clonter does each year, apart from putting on our usual mix of events:
Workshops and Performance Opportunities for over 2,000 children and teachers; Afternoon Teas for those in care homes, and cared for at home; Free tickets for the homeless, NHS workers, Refugees, and 26 year olds and under; Subsidised venue hire to local musical education organisations, an annual Music Camp, who provide assisted places, and a play writing residency; Auditioning Opportunities for over 250 emerging artists; Training Programmes for 35 emerging artists; A platform for over 200 artists and creative practitioners.
Please help Clonter to continue to contribute to the cultural eco-system of the Northwest and provide entertainment for its local community in the heart of Cheshire, as well as a stepping stone for emerging artists, which it has proudly provided for nearly 50, and dearly wishes to continue to do so.
Benefits of Becoming a Friend
- FREE exclusive Friends & Patrons Evening
- FREE programme
- FREE backstage tour for two
- FREE newsletter
- NEW – Ability to bring your own drink (again) for Friends & Patrons only, for £4 p/p
- Priority booking period of 1 week before general sale
- Waived booking fee
- Waived P&P
- Waived table booking fee (free for both you and your guests)
- Reserve tickets
- Transfer to another night/event
- Join a Friends table
Follow this link to become a Friend – https://www.clonter.org/support-us/become-a-friend/
Follow this link to become a Patron – https://www.clonter.org/support-us/patrons/