Fundraising and sponsorship leaflets

Scope and Content

Leaflets concerning various fundraising appeals and events, corporate sponsorship and membership for Sadler’s Wells Theatre. Items included are: Leaflet promoting donations to the Vic-Wells Completion Fund, [1930s-1940s] Printed circular letter for the Old Vic and Sadler’s Wells Dance on 10 February 1931 Leaflet ‘The National Ballet at Sadler’s Wells’ regarding fundraising for a plan to develop the Vic-Wells Ballet Company and School (Vic-Wells Ballet Fund), 1938. Lilian Baylis Memorial Dinner (15 March 1938, at The Mansion House, London) list of guests and table plan; and menu. Letter from R.P.P. Rowe thanking people for their contributions to The Lilian Baylis Memorial Fund, sent 25 June 1938; leaflet explaining the building and refurbishment plans; a copy of the speech by H.R.H. The Duke of Kent, K.G. at the dinner at Mansion House. Leaflet for ‘The Ballet Ball’ in aid of the Lilian Baylis Memorial (Vic Wells Extension Fund), 1939. Small handbill for the Vic Wells Annual Costume Ball in aid of the Old Vic & Sadler’s Wells Completion Fund, 1939 Catalogues of exhibitions of photographs and prints (to raise funds for the theatre and Vic-Wells Ballet Fund) [c. 1930s] Programme for Oxford and Cambridge University Ballet Club’s Gala Dinner Ball in aid of the Sadler’s Wells Benevolent Fund, 1 March 1950 Leaflet for the Vic-Wells Costume Ball at the Lyceum Theatre on 4 February 1952 Leaflet for the Vic-Wells Coronation Costume Ball at the Lyceum Theatre on 2 February 1953 ‘Sadler’s Well Wishers’ leaflet for a corporate membership scheme, [c. 1970s-1980s] ‘I wish to help take Sadler’s Wells a stage further’ donation form [c. 1970s-1980s] Sadler’s Wells Theatre Appeal Fund Ltd fundraising leaflet ‘Come to the Theatre, Help the Theatre…’ regarding threatened closure [1971 or 1972] ‘Walk-for-the-Wells’ leaflet for walk to raise funds for Sadler’s Wells Theatre on 25 June 1972 Leaflet regarding building of new rehearsal rooms for Sadler’s Wells Royal Ballet [c. 1977] ‘We are going to raise the roof in 1977!’, leaflet for appeal for new rehearsal room (for Sadler’s Wells Royal Ballet), [c. 1977] Theatre Seats Appeal leaflet/form, appealing for donors to endow new seats for the theatre and offering benefactors to take an old seat as a memento, [c. 1980s] Corporate membership scheme leaflet [1980s] American Friends of Sadler’s Wells leaflets [1980s] ‘Sadler’s Wells: A place for all people’, leaflet promoting sponsorship from American businesses and individual benefactors, [c. 1980s] Sadler’s Wells Theatre Appeal booklet/report, 1983 Circular letter sent to people attending the Sadler’s Wells trip to Goodwood Racecourse on 22 May 1986. Leaflets promoting excursions by train to horse race at Goodwood, 1986 and 1987. Programme/itinerary for ‘A Day at Glorious Goodwood May 22nd 1986 on the Sadler’s Wells Express in aid of The Sadler’s Wells Development Appeal’ ‘Sadler’s Wells – A Theatre in Action’ leaflet promoting ‘SW 300’ appeal for alterations to the building [1980s] Sadler’s Wells Association U.S. dinner at the British Embassy, Washington DC flyer, 12 May 1988 Brochure ‘SW in the 90’s: The Sadler’s Wells Appeal’, promoting the appeal for funds for alterations to the theatre building. The brochure also summarises the planned changes. ‘Help Sadler’s Wells to get one stage ahead…’ leaflet for the 1988 Stage Appeal, to widen the stage. Folder ‘Sadler’s Wells Theatre: The Next Stage’, with text referring to ‘the next stage’ of an appeal for planned alterations to the theatre, presumably intended to contain publicity material for the appeal, 1988 Leaflet regarding ‘Golden Angels’ corporate scheme, [c. 1990] ‘Sadler’s Wells Theatre Ways of Giving’ leaflet, [c. 1990s] ‘A venue without equal’ leaflet for the appeal to rebuilding the theatre [1990s] ‘The new Sadler’s Wells will be…’ leaflet, relating to the rebuilding of the theatre and appealing for funds for the project, [1996] Programme for a benefit evening for Sadler’s Wells at The Royal Horticultural Halls on 25 September 2006