Category Archives: Fundraising

Covid-19 Appeal Update

Malvern Theatres is delighted to announce that its Covid-19 fundraising appeal has so far raised more than £50,000 in donations from its audiences, friends, and supporters. It hopes to hit the £100,000 mark soon, with every penny being used to cover unavoidable monthly costs, as well as bolster the theatre’s diminishing reserves. The theatre’s skeleton… Read more

Malvern Theatres Covid-19 appeal receives vital boost

Malvern Theatres’ Covid-19 emergency fundraising campaign has received a vital boost with a £35,000 contribution from the Arts Council. The public has also been giving incredibly generously, with a public acknowledgement page to be announced shortly. The Harding Trust, The Hawthorne Charitable Trust, and Malvern Theatres Association, have also made significant contributions. Nic Lloyd, Chief… Read more


Dear friends, During these uncertain times we have been overwhelmed by the heartfelt messages of support we have received from the thousands of people who are missing Malvern Theatres. The important role we play in our community has never been clearer, and I am writing to ask for your help in ensuring we can continue… Read more


Covid-19 Emergency Appeal – Protect Malvern Theatres Covid-19 is having a devastating impact on Malvern Theatres. When we closed our doors our income disappeared overnight. We have worked hard over the years to build emergency reserves, but with social distancing measures set to continue and theatres likely being one of the last places to reopen,… Read more

This Month’s Relaxed Screening

We extend a warm welcome to people who feel overwhelmed by the ordinary cinema environment. These relaxed screenings are open to ANYONE who would benefit from a relaxed, non-judgemental atmosphere including (but not limited to) people living with dementia; people with an Autism Spectrum Condition; people with learning difficulties; people with sensory or communication difficulties;… Read more

Fundraising Lunch with star guest Robert Lindsay

Guests enjoyed a sumptuous three-course fundraising lunch at Corporate member Audley Ellerslie’s Aldwyn’s restaurant last week, which included a star appearance from double Olivier Award-winning actor Robert Lindsay; who enjoyed a well-earned break from his portrayal of the great cinematographer Jack Cardiff in the play Prism. The occasion raised money for the Malvern Theatres Tomorrow… Read more

New donation box at Malvern Theatres

Malvern Theatres has a new mechanical money box in its foyer, inspired by the landscape of the surrounding Priory Park. Created by artist-engineer Dan Morrison of Blott Works and funded by long-term theatre supporters Nic and Sue Peeling, the new ‘Tree Penny Falls’ collection box will raise money for the Malvern Theatres Tomorrow Fund.  … Read more

Fundraising Lunch with Robert Lindsay

                                    We are delighted to invite you to an intimate three-course lunch with special guest, the double Olivier award-winning actor, Robert Lindsay, at Aldwyn’s Restaurant on Friday 29th November. Robert will take part in a Q&A, sharing details of his… Read more

Audio Described Cinema

HELP US PROVIDE AUDIO DESCRIBED CINEMA Malvern Theatres is appealing for donations towards an audio description system to aid customers with sight problems.   The theatre has already made several applications to trusts for funding for the equipment needed for audio description and is awaiting responses. To make the cinema suitable for audio description costs… Read more

MTYC Christmas Readings

Malvern Theatres Young Company An Evening of Christmas Readings 18th December 2018     Christmas Readings   Journey of the Magi by T.S Eliot Lexi Henry and Imogen Priscott Christmas Day 1914 by Ian McMillan Alex McDonald-Smith Under the Greenwood Tree by Thomas Hardy Sean Merrick and Charlotte Neville (Violin) A Hard Frost by Cecil… Read more

Malvern Theatres – Capital Development

Malvern Theatres is presenting detailed plans for a capital project to create a new dedicated education and rehearsal space. This addition to the existing building will provide a much needed area for the venue’s continually expanding programme of learning and participatory events, including a range of classes, art workshops, fitness activities and talks. The area will provide… Read more

Sound as a pound!

Malvern Theatres Secures Funding for Singing Workshops Malvern Theatres’ has received £1,355 from The Ashley Family Foundation to help fund a series of singing workshops in the Autumn. The singing sessions will be open to all and will be an opportunity for local people to come together to socialise and sing. Bridget Lloyd, head of… Read more

Forum Theatre Redevelopment Appeal

We’re excited to launch our next major fundraising campaign; a £250,000 redevelopment of the Forum Theatre. This ambitious project will make the venue more accessible and changes will be made in the auditorium to help foster a more intimate atmosphere for smaller productions. Please help us reach our target Click Here to donate to the… Read more

Festival Theatre Refurbishment

Festival Theatre Refurbishment                         Malvern Theatres has successfully refurbished the Festival Theatre, including replacing all 848 seats, thanks to a well-supported fundraising campaign. We successfully ‘rehomed’ all of the old seats, ensuring that nothing went to landfill and raising £15,000 towards the cost of… Read more

Open Theatre Workshop

Free Drama Workshop for Adults and Young People with Learning Disabilities Malvern Theatres hosted a free drama-based workshop for adults and young people with learning disabilities this month. The fun workshop offered an interactive session with Richard Hayhow of Open Theatre. Open Theatre is a UK leading company that works with adults and young people… Read more

Support Malvern Theatres

  Thank you for supporting Malvern Theatres. As a registered charity, fundraising is an essential part of our work and your generous support allows us to plan confidently for the future.