Registered charity number: 1148363

Be a part of broadening access to fabulous live performance. 

We warmly thank the organisations and donors listed below whose support is fundamental to the continuation of Suffolk Philharmonic:

Support us

Thank you for your interest in supporting our work. We have three funds plus a Friends scheme. Please choose the link you think most appropriate for your support - or browse all of them, of course...

..or begin by reading this introductory message from our Fund-Raiser, Julia Read

Donors, business sponsors, and philanthropic investors have an absolutely huge positive impact on Suffolk Philharmonic (SPO). It simply cannot be overestimated in enabling the organization to touch the lives of many thousands in Suffolk who stand to benefit from easy local access to outstanding music.


Suffolk Philharmonic (SPO) is an extraordinary resource, not only adding to Suffolk’s considerable cultural offer and economic investment, but in the "wow factor" of the opportunities SPO gives young people, and in its contribution towards helping combat loneliness and rural isolation, and in its ethos of making world class professional music accessible in Suffolk in venues large and small.


I wonder if you realise just how much you can help by being a donor or a sponsor? 


As a registered charity SPO is entirely reliant on philanthropic investment and sponsorship to supplement ticket revenue, because ticket revenue alone can never cover the costs of music of this quality if tickets are going to be affordable.


And the SPO has a great deal to offer you in return: it could be as a business sponsor with 12 months of branding, client entertaining and CSR packages tailored to your own unique business requirements. Or you could support purely privately, as a philanthropist who shares SPO’s passion for ensuring music reaches those who can benefit so profoundly from it.

If you would like to find out more please click the button below to get in touch with me. Thank you very much.


Julia Read 

For details of each Fund please by click below:

The D'Oyly Carte Trust

An Evening with Julian Lloyd Webber.

Julian plays for SPO supporters and chats with conductor Leslie Olive about his life in music. 

Members of the Conductor's Circle:

Ms Jane Dalgliesh

Mr & Mrs David and Pauline Mulley

Mr Jeffrey Parker

Mr & Mrs Hugh and Margaret Steavenson

Ms Jill Wilshaw

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