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Wiltshire Creative is a new pan-arts organisation that brings together the energy and ambition of Salisbury Arts Centre, Salisbury International Arts Festivaland Salisbury Playhouse. It is an ambitious and innovative joint arts offer that secures a bright future for audiences, artists and participants.

As a registered charity (number 249169), we depend on the generosity of you, our audience, to carry out our valuable work of stimulating, educating and inspiring people of all ages, backgrounds and abilities through our artistic and community programmes.

Donate now or find out more about how you can join in and support us, as an individual, a business or a charitable trust or foundation.




We are delighted to offer an exciting array of opportunities for you to support Wiltshire Creative. You can donate now or join in and support us as a MemberProducerCommissioner or Investor.

Also, as we are a registered charity (number 249169), the easiest way you can support Wiltshire Creative is with a gift in your Will.

FOUNDING BENEFACTORS click here to find out more about this exciting one-off opportunity! 



MEMBERS (£40/£55)

Members are at the heart of our organisation and actively help us deliver our broad programme of work.

Become a Member today from just £40 and support our work as a registered charity with the UK’s very best artists and across our community. 

Plus, receive a range of exclusive benefits for Salisbury Arts Centre, Salisbury International Arts Festival and Salisbury Playhouse... just a little thank you from us!

All for just £40 a year – or £55 if you fancy joining with a friend, partner or loved one. You can also purchase a Wiltshire Creative Gift Membership:

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Full Membership benefits and terms & conditions can be viewed here.

Members’ Discount Performances Autumn/Winter 2018/19 can be viewed here.

Members enquiries line: 01722 343 036

Members enquiries email: membership@wiltshirecreative.co.uk

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PRODUCERS(£15+ a month/£180+ a year)

PRODUCERS(£15+ a month/£180+ a year)get more involved behind-the-scenes and enjoy discovering how we make things happen. 

Producers benefit from exclusive behind-the-scenes events, free Wiltshire Creative Membership, opportunities to meet our creative teams, and named acknowledgement in selected programmes.

Become a Playhouse Producer for a minimum donation of just £15 a month (or £180 a year) and you can help us to present brand new plays, develop emerging talent and continue our outstanding work with young people and the community, whilst enjoying a close relationship with our Artistic team.

Festival Producers will be launched in the Spring 2019 (when the 2019 Festival Programme in announced) and Arts Centre Producersin the Autumn 2018.

If you are interested in becoming a Producer, or for more information, please get in touch with Rebecca Moore, Charitable Giving Manager, on rebecca.moore@wiltshirecreative.co.uk or 01722 343 036.

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COMMISSIONERS (£500+) help us to create brand new work across all art forms, for audiences of all ages.

Commissioners see a production, exhibition or new work created at all stages. Benefit from seeing at first hand the process we go through, following a new commission on its journey, with opportunities to hear exclusive talks by the artists involved, see early design ideas, rehearsals in action and the joy of seeing a brand new work come to fruition.

We are delighted to announce the launch of our first two Commissioning Circle opportunities for the upcoming Autumn 2018 season, which will support our production of Her Naked Skinat Salisbury Playhouseand the visual arts exhibition Our Naked Skinat Salisbury Arts Centre.

There will be further Commissioning Circles held throughout the year, including for Festival 2019activity.

If you are interested in becoming a Commissioner, or for more information, please get in touch with Rebecca Moore, Charitable Giving Manager, on rebecca.moore@wiltshirecreative.co.uk or 01722 343 036.

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INVESTORS (£1000+) 

INVESTORS (£1000+) are visionary donors who enable our organisation to flourish, now and long into the future.

Investors can pick specific activities that they would like to support from our extensive portfolio of projects and strands of work. 

In recognition of your generous support, Investors benefit from an exclusive suite of benefits, designed specifically to suit your needs, including public acknowledgement, private events and artist engagement.

If you would like to find out more about how you can support Wiltshire Creative as an Investor, please contact Rebecca Moore, Charitable Giving Manager, on rebecca.moore@wiltshirecreative.co.uk or 01722 343 036.

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Leave a lasting legacy

If the time is ever right for you to remember a charity in your Will please remember Wiltshire Creative. Every gift – however large or small – makes a difference. Even 1% (so your loved ones inherit 99%) or a modest cash sum. 

It really is the easiest and simplest way to support our work, ensuring Wiltshire Creative survives and thrives long into the future. 

If you would like to find out more about how you can support Wiltshire Creative with a gift in your Will, please contact Rebecca Moore, Charitable Giving Manager, on rebecca.moore@wiltshirecreative.co.uk or 01722 343 036.

Alternatively, you can seek advice from your solicitor – all you need is the following information about us:

Name: Wiltshire Creative

Address: Salisbury Playhouse, Malthouse Lane, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP2 7RA.

Registered Charity Number: 249169

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Businesses of all shapes and sizes make an enormous and valuable contribution to our local economy. By engaging with the arts, culture and education, your business can further enrich our community.

FOUNDING SPONSORS – click here to find out more about this exciting one-off opportunity! 

How will my business benefit?

Wiltshire Creative can help our business in the following ways:

Brand awareness:promote your business to audiences of over 250,000 people from across the region and beyond. 

Hospitality:opportunities for you to entertain your clients and customers at our venues with a range of bespoke events and performances.

Community: enhance your employee experience with an exciting programme of events, participation opportunities and family activities.

We offer a suite of opportunities to work with us from as little as £50 per year as corporate advertisers to £100,000 as our Headline Sponsor. There is something for everyone.

“There is no better place to be seen and heard, and what a worthy cause to be able to support. It’s a feel good factor and great marketing sense to support such an establishment.”- Amanda Foster, Hector Merrywheather

“We like to support as we feel it is important to support the arts locally and we especially like to support young people to experience and be involved in the arts.”- Business Partner

If you would like to find out more about how your business could build a partnership with Wiltshire Creative, please contact Allie Brown, Development Assistant (Corporate Relationships) on allie.brown@wiltshirecreative.co.uk or 01722 343 029.

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Charitable trusts and foundations play a vital role in supporting all aspects of our work. From helping us to support emerging talent and produce brand new work to enabling our innovative community and outreach programmes, which connect the local community and support the next generation of artists.

If you are involved with a grant making trust or foundation and would like to learn more about the work of Wiltshire Creative, please do get in touch as we are always happy to discuss the projects and programmes that would benefit from your support.

We are also always delighted to welcome trustees and other representatives of grant makers to our venues, city and county, to see our productions, events and activities.

For more information, please contact Rebecca Moore, Charitable Giving Manager, on rebecca.moore@wiltshirecreative.co.uk or 01722 343 036.

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We are most grateful for the support of our Members, donors and supporters alongside public funders Arts Council England (as a National Portfolio Organisation), Wiltshire Council and Salisbury City Council.  


Founding Benefactors

Richard and Paddy Archer
Anne Beckwith-Smith
James Douglas
Rory Carter and Dame Elizabeth Neville
George Cruddas
Caroline Felton
Jacqueline K Kingsley
Chris and Clem Martin
Jane Podkolinski
Dame Rosemary Spencer
Colin Taylor
Nigel and Wendy Wingate
And those who wish to remain anonymous


Founding Sponsors

Smith & Williamson 



Charitable Trusts and Foundations     

Community First Foundation
The Rowan Bentall Charitable Trust
The Blagrave Trust
CHK Charities Ltd
The de Brye Charitable Trust
D’Oyly Carte Charitable Trust
Earl of Chichester’s Charitable Trust
The Joyce Fletcher Charitable Trust
The Foyle Foundation
A W Gale Charitable Trust
The Gannett Foundation
Thomas Grace Charity
The Walter Guinness Charitable Trust
The Holliday Foundation
David Horlock Trust
The J J Charitable Trust
J P Marland Charitable Trust
The Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation
Morrisons Foundation
NFU Mutual Community Giving Fund
Oldham Foundation
Radcliffe Trust
Regional Theatre Young Directors Scheme
The RTR Foundation
Santander Foundation
The South Square Trust
Stone King Foundation
Tidworth Area Board
The Verdon-Smith Family Charitable Trust
Garfield Weston Foundation
Wiltshire Community Foundation
The Worshipful Company of Grocers

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Business Partners:

Fletcher & Partners Chartered Accountants

Hugh Davies & Co Chartered Accountants

Leehurst Swan School

Parker Bullen Solicitors


Salisbury & District Chamber of Commerce & Industry

Trethowans Solicitors

Wessex Fire and Security  

Fiver Rivers Indoor Bowls Club

Personnel Placements

I.N Newman

John Rose



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Create a meaningful partnership with Wiltshire Creative.

To support and share our vision, Wiltshire Creative is seeking to build a select group of corporate partnerships during our first year. They will become our Founding Sponsors. 

We are offering this exclusive Founding Sponsor opportunity to those local businesses who share our vision for artistic excellence and community engagement.

Your partnership will span from now, through two seasons of programmed work at Salisbury Arts Centre and Salisbury Playhouse and the 2019 Salisbury International Arts Festival.  

We are seeking contributions of £5,000 plus VAT for this exclusive partnership.   

If you would like to join us on this exciting journey as a Wiltshire Creative Founding Sponsor, or for further information, please contact Jacqueline Kingsley, Development Director, on jacqueline.kingsley@wiltshirecreative.co.uk or 01722 343 029.

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