Support Us
Support Us

Support Us

Connecting Worlds is the guiding vision of Tara Theatre 

The Theatre is run by Tara Arts, a registered arts charity (no: 295547). Each year, we have to raise £150,000 in addition to our Box Office income and Arts Council England subsidy. We actively seek to attract support from a variety of Trusts and Foundations and Wandsworth Council each year towards meeting this target.  

And, especially, we rely on our Individual Supporters. Every individual donation we receive - large or small - is vital to achieving our annual target for ensuring the Theatre's civic responsibility to connect worlds.

Every donation plays a concrete part in supporting the work you see in Tara Theatre - from props, sets and costumes to lighting and sound designers and the welcoming Front-of-House staff. 

Donations also support the development work that goes into creating a new play, hosting visiting productions and providing opportunities for emerging writers, directors, performers & administrative and backstage staff; as well as helping us share our work with larger global audiences through touring, live-streams and webcasts.  

The options below provide ways in which you can support Tara Theatre.

Making the most of your donation with Gift Aid

When you Gift Aid your donation, Tara Arts receives an extra 25p for every £1 you give, making your donation even more beneficial. If you are a UK taxpayer, please tick the Gift Aid box when donating online. 

If you have any questions about supporting Tara Theatre, please get in touch with Devashree Pande, Executive Administrator, on 020 8333 4457 or via email at [email protected].

Thank You for supporting us.

Friends and Memberships

Friends

£45 per year. Become a member of our extended family and enjoy the benefits below by joining our membership scheme.

Benefits: 

  • Priority booking
  • £5 off your first ticket after becoming a member
  • Invitation to a special supporters annual event
  • Programme voucher with £2.50
  • Drinks voucher worth £5
  • Your name on our event programmes and Current Supporters section of the website

Total value of benefits: £7.50; total value of donation: £37.50

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Mentors

£300 per year. Tara mentors over 200 talented young and emerging actors, directors, writers, designers and back-stage staff every year, through our work in the Studio. The Studio acts as a generator for emerging and established creative talent and ideas that will shape future projects at Tara Theatre and for future generations.Through becoming a Mentor, you can make a vital contribution to our work in developing artists and creatives.  

Benefits: 

  • Exclusive invitations to Studio presentations
  • Priority booking
  • Invitation to a special supporters annual event
  • Programme voucher worth £5
  • Drinks voucher worth £10
  • Your name on our programmes and Current Supporters section of the website

Total value of benefits: £15; total value of donation: £285

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Makers

£720 per year. By donating to the Tara Makers programme you are investing in new productions at Tara Theatre in London and on tour nationwide. In addition to invitations to a special supporters annual event hosted by the Artistic Director, where ideas for the next artistic season are shared, Makers also gain invitations to exclusive events such as Press Nights for Tara productions.  
 

Benefits:

  • Invitations to Tara production Press Nights and other exclusive events
  • Priority booking
  • Invitation to a supporters annual event
  • Programme voucher worth £10
  • Drinks voucher worth £20
  • Your name on our programmes and Current Supporters section of the website

Total value of benefits: £30; total value of donation: £690

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Leave Your Mark

Over 3,000 individual donations have been received from audiences since the creation of the beautiful and award-winning new Tara Theatre in Earlsfield.

There are many opportunities to leave an enduring mark on the new Tara Theatre – name a Seat, light our LED theatre lights, or support the maintenance of our solar panels and sedum roof – take your pick!

Thank you for your support.

 

Legacy Giving

Remember Tara in your Will

A growing number of people are ensuring Tara Theatre's future by deciding to leave a Legacy Gift in their Will. is one way in which you can support our theatre. No matter how large or small, this is enormously important to us, not only ensuring a wonderful way of enabling us to support the next generation of theatre talent, but also enshrining a permanent legacy with Tara.

As Tara Arts is a registered charity, no Inheritance Tax is payable on the amount of your Legacy gift.

There are two main ways to support Tara in your Will:

A set sum (Pecuniary Bequest)

Proportion of your estate (Residuary Bequest)

Should you decide to remember Tara Arts Theatre in your Will, please let us know, so that we can thank you for your generosity and keep you, or someone close to you, informed and involved with our Theatre.

All information you suplly will be treated in the strictest confidence and does not involve you in any binding commitment.

Tara Arts' legal advisors Harbottle & Lewis will be able to provide further details on Inheritance Tax benefits, or you can refer to hmrc.gov.uk/inheritancetax.

To discuss your legacy and for assistance with wording, please contact Helen Jeffreys, Executive Director (Interim) in confidence at [email protected] or on 020 8333 4457.

Corporate Partnerships

To find out more about corporate sponsorship opportunities, please contact us.

Jatinder Verma, Artistic Director, [email protected] or 020 8333 4457

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'We are all caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied into a single garment of destiny' - Martin Luther King

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