As a sponsor of a production, season, project or area of the Theatre, your business could share in our success, engaging directly with our audiences and associating your company with a key community resource here in Wakefield.

Benefits of sponsorship could include:

  • Title sponsorship of a specific production
  • Your company logo on Theatre print, including season brochures, programmes, flyers and posters
  • A line credit on every ticket sold for a specific production
  • Acknowledgement in relevant press releases
  • Acknowledgement in the safety announcement made at curtain up
  • Advertisement / editorial in a specific production programme
  • A visible presence in the Theatre for the duration of your sponsorship
  • Hospitality opportunities with VIP treatment and the opportunity to invite the cast to a post-show reception

Pantomime season is our busiest time of year - and our 2017/18 pantomime, Aladdin, saw us entertaining over 30,000 people over 80+ performances.

If your company would like to share in our success whilst promoting your brand to a feel good family audience throughout the duration of our year-long promotional campaign, with a visible presence over the peak Christmas season, opportunities for sponsorship of our 2018/19 pantomime, Cinderella, are now open.

Sponsorship could include:

Event Sponsorship

  • 2018 Golf Day or 2019 Gala Dinner & Variety Performance opportunities now available
  • Prominent branding at the event
  • Complimentary full page programme advert
  • Distribute your literature to our guests
  • Prices start at £1000

Production Sponsorship

  • Script mention for your company in each performance
  • Complimentary full page programme advert
  • PR day cast photo opportunities
  • Readership 7,500+
  • Prices start at £1000

Programme Sponsorship

  • Full colour, glossy A4 programme
  • ½ page - £175
  • 1 page - £350
  • Readership 7,500+

Safety Curtain Sponsorship

  • Safety curtain side panel logo - £350
  • Double height safety curtain side panel logo - £650
  • Safety curtain circle panel logo - £750
  • Safety curtain logos seen by 80,000+ annual audience members

Great package deals, including corporate partnership also available.

Our development team would be happy to speak with you about your requirements and objectives and to work with you to create a bespoke sponsorship package that will offer a successful return on your investment. 

If you would like to discuss the ways that we could help you to achieve your objectives, please contact Sarah Shooter, Head of Fundraising & Partnerships on 01924 334 116, or email sarah.shooter@theatreroyalwakefield.co.uk.

Box Office: 01924 211 311

Minicom (text-type users): 01924 215 522

Theatre Royal Wakefield, Drury Lane, Wakefield, West Yorkshire WF1 2TE

Wakefield Theatre Royal and Opera House was designed by Frank Matcham and opened in 1894.