the future of the Albany
The Albany has been nurturing and developing talent for over 30 years, bringing you the very best in theatre, music and spoken word. We believe everyone should have the chance to experience the arts. As a registered charity, every penny the Albany receives makes a difference, helping us to bring the very best live performances to the Albany, develop our young people's programme, keep our building open and accessible for all and to create exciting work with our Associate Artists and resident companies.
Every £1 donated makes a difference.
Just £30 could help us do any one of the following:
- Enable a local young person to take part in our year round Uncover programme
- Provide the necessary support for a community group to put on their own event
- Provide costumes or props to enhance young peoples' performances
- Provide an hours mentoring for an artist at the start of their career
- Pay for four local children to be introduced to the theatre for the first time
Other ways to support us. . .
30th Members Club
Come here often? Then come closer and Join the celebrations! If you love what we do, sign up to our 30th Members club and help us continue to bring you the very best in live performances. For just £30 for a year (£15 if you are 25 or under) you can support our work and also get to know us better. 30th Club members receive: regular up-dates on our work, invites to exclusive events and opportunities to meet the artists, 10% Discount in our café & ticket offers.
Trusts & Foundations
Charitable Trusts and Foundations play an important role in funding our work at the Albany, from our young people's programme to our artistic programme. We are extremely grateful to those who already support us and are keen to develop further relationships. For more information, please contact David Johnson
If you represent a company, there are lots of exciting ways you can support our work at the Albany whilst benefiting from the partnership at the same time. From supporting single performances, to tours, our outdoor work or our young people's programme, Uncover, we would like to hear from you. Please contact David Johnson.
Why not organise an event and raise money for us? If you are feeling brave, maybe a sponsored skydive or run? If you are feeling less sporty, perhaps a bake sale would be your thing? Whatever you do, your support will make a difference. If you work for a company, you could nominate the Albany for sponsorship or Give as you Live - simply click here to sign up, its simple, easy and FREE to donate as you shop online. Time is valuable too so why not volunteer with us. For more information about all the ways you can support us get in touch.
Your support helps us to continue to be here and do what we do best
In the last year we welcomed 130,000 people to the Albany. Over 25,000 people attended 271 performances, including 63 new productions. 45,000 people took part in a variety of workshops, courses and events. We supported 285 community groups to use our facilities, 1000s of under 7s enjoy our Family Sundays and 5,000 13-25 year olds benefit from our young people's programme.
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Our SupportersArts Council England
The Austin & Hope Pilkington Trust
Big Lottery Young People's Fund
The Clothworkers' Foundation
The D'Oyly Carte Charitable Trust
Fidelity UK Foundation
Garfield Weston Foundation
Jack Petchey Foundation
John Thaw Foundation
Peter Minet Trust
PRS for Music Foundation
Reform Programme TrustYouth MusicDrapers Charitable FoundationErnest Cook TrustThe Hedley Foundation Hutchinson Whampoa PropertyUnity Theatre Trust
Did you know..
As a registered charity, every penny the Albany receives makes a difference helping us to fund new programmes, keep our building open and accessible to all and to continue to invest in nurturing and developing new talent.
Your donation will make a real difference.