THE FUTURE OF THE THEATRE
A STATEMENT FROM OUR EXECUTIVE TEAM: ROYAL EXCHANGE THEATRE CLOSES ITS STAGES UNTIL AUTUMN 2020
'Whenever I walk into the theatre I always feel that I’m walking into a house with my family because it’s an inclusive environment. It never turns people away. If you’re worried about cost, Arts Pot can cover that and it’s a burden off you. You know that you can just come here and just work and be with people that you love and who loves the same things as you.'
Tawana, Young Company
The Arts Pot is a fund that supports people, who otherwise wouldn’t be able to afford to create and participate in theatre at the Royal Exchange. For the last seven years, it has been making theatre more accessible for people across Greater Manchester.
Around 20% of our Children's, Young and Elders companies rely upon Arts Pot support. Your donation creates their opportunity, making the Royal Exchange a theatre for everyone.
With each year, the Arts Pot grows stronger and in 2018 we raised over £22k.
The fund unites people from all walks of life and provides them with an environment to build new bonds, explore their creative potential and bring communities together.
Every penny goes towards removing financial barriers and pays for:
- Course fees
- Travel costs
- Access workers for participants
The more we raise, the more lives we can change.
ADD a donation when booking your tickets online or at Box Office
DROP donations in the collection buckets after selected shows
TAP our contactless donation box at the Cross Street Entrance
VISIT our donate page.