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Friends, Patrons and Benefactors

Become a friend or patron of Shakespeate at the Tobacco Factory

To Support Us please click on the buttons to Donate Online today or download a subscription form. Please see a breakdown of the individual schemes below.

Friends

Individual subscription £30: £10 membership with a suggested voluntary contribution of £20 per annum.

Joint subscription £50: £18 membership with a suggested voluntary contribution of £32 per annum.

Touring & Education Circle

Individual subscription £200: £17 membership with a suggested voluntary contribution of £183 per annum.

Joint subscription £300: £25 membership with a suggested voluntary contribution of £275 per annum.

Patrons

Individual subscription £500: £20 membership with a suggested voluntary contribution of £480 per annum.

Joint subscription £750: £30 membership with a suggested voluntary contribution of £720 per annum.

Benefactor

Individual & Joint subscriptions £1,250: £50 membership with a suggested voluntary contribution of £1,200 per annum.

Image: Benjamin Whitrow and Byron Mondahl in The School for Scandal. Photo by Mark Douet.

FRIENDS

Please help to ensure that we continue to offer our annual, high-quality productions in Bristol and farther afield by joining us as a Friend and encouraging your friends to become our Friends.

As a registered charity Government Gift Aid adds a further 25% to all Friends’ subscriptions from U.K. taxpayers. 

For a minimum donation of £30 (Individual) and £50 (Joint) you will receive the following benefits.

  • Priority Booking. 
  • An invitation to our annual event the Director’s Talk. Enjoy a complimentary glass of wine, meet the cast and listen to the director discuss the Seasons play choices.
  • The Annual Friend’s Newsletter.
  • Priority notice of any stf out of season events.
  • E-news – email updates on the latest stf news and events.
  • Receive a complimentary ticket when you introduce 3 or more Friends.

TOURING and EDUCATION CIRCLE

For a minimum donation of £200 (Individual) or £300 (Joint) you will receive all the Friends benefits as listed above, plus…

 

  • First news of the touring schedule before it is publicly announced.
  • Information on our education activities across the year.
  • An invitation to the opening night of a performance on tour to meet the Director and Actors.
  • A copy of the final, edited touring script(s).

 

Image: Post Show talk at The Neuss International Shakespeare Festival, Germany. Photo by Craig Fuller.

Image: Daisy Whalley in Romeo and Juliet. Photo by Craig Fuller.

PATRONS

For a minimum annual donation of £500 (Individual) or £750 (Joint) you will receive all the Friends benefits as listed above, plus…

 

  • A complimentary programme for each production.
  • An invitation to breakfast with the Director and Actors during the rehearsal period.
  • A copy of the Artistic Director’s Annual Report (when available).
  • An acknowledgement in our season programmes & in the Director’s Report.
  • Personalised booking of tickets for our Bristol Season through the stf office.

 

BENEFACTORS

For a minimum annual donation of £1,250 (Individual or Joint) you will receive all the Friends and Patrons as benefits listed above, plus…

 

  • A lunch with the Director, Producer, stf Actors and members of the company.
  • A copy of the final, edited scripts for both the season’s productions.

 

Image: Fundraising event at The Hilton Garden Inn, Bristol. Photo by Graham Burke.

Image: stf Saturday workshop students Jayson Murray and Pete McHale in their end of season performance. Photo by Craig Fuller.

CHEQUE

If you would prefer to pay by cheque. Please make them payable to ‘Shakespeare at the Tobacco Factory’ and send with the completed subscription form back to:
Shakespeare at the Tobacco Factory
The Tobacco Factory
Raleigh Rd
Bristol
BS3 1TF

 

If you are eligible for Gift Aid please download and complete the declaration form and return along with your cheque.

 

DIRECT DEBIT and ONLINE PAYMENTS

You can also sign up online via our bank, Charities Aid Foundation (CAF) by setting up a Direct Debit or One-Off Payment by clicking on the button below.

It is totally secure and you will also be given the option of ‘GiftAiding’ your donation.

Please make sure you DO NOT tick the ‘give anonymously’ box or we shall be unable to give you any of the benefits of your chosen scheme! CAF will guide you quickly and easily through payment and the Gift Aid Tax Declaration.

 

Please note that although payment may go through immediately, it could take up to a week to process your subscription.

Image: Behind the scenes of Hamlet at International Shakespeare Festival, Craoiva. Photo by Craig Fuller.

Please contact Hannah Collins to enquire about our stf Friends scheme: office@stf-theatre.org.uk

 

Please contact Morag Massey to enquire about becoming an stf Patron or stf Benefactor or supporting our Touring & Education Circle: morag@stf-theatre.org.uk