Beyond Wigan Pier

by Alan Gregory in Wigan, England, United Kingdom

We did it
On 9th March 2018 we successfully raised £30,510 with 148 supporters in 56 days

For tickets, just press "Support Us" below and choose your REWARD. "Philanthropy Pass" or "VIP" will help someone else to see it too!

by Alan Gregory in Wigan, England, United Kingdom


This project offers rewards in return for your donation.

£5 or more

Immortality for a fiver!!

By donating £5 your name will appear on the credits list, of the live video which is being made of the premiere on 27th April 2018, as a contributor to this project. That video with your name on it, will be held for all time in Wigan Museum, as part of the heritage exhibition of the town

£15 or more

246 of 600 claimed

Participate in the Premiere

You will receive a standard ticket to the premiere, plus your name will appear on the credits of the video. In addition, you will receive the lyrics to the chorus of the title song The Road To Wigan Pier which will be reprised at the end of the concert and be recorded as part of the video, capturing your performance, along with soloists, choir and orchestra, as an integral part of the world premiere... now that's also a world's first!!

£45 or more

3 of 50 claimed

Remember a truly unique event

One standard ticket for you and one ticket for someone else who might not otherwise be able to afford it. You will also have your name in the credits, lyrics to the chorus of the title song a copy of the video, signed by the composer and the soloists (the video will only be available after the performance, sometime in May 2018) and a Beyond Wigan Pier T-shirt to wear at the premiere.

£75 or more

63 of 250 claimed

The VIP package

Receive one VIP ticket (limited to 250) to the premiere, give two tickets to someone else who might not otherwise be able to afford it. An invitation to the pre-concert buffet, to be supplied by award winning social enterprise Fur Clemt where Richard Blair, George Orwell's son, will also give a pre-concert talk on his father's time in Wigan. and give photo opportunities, for selfies, with both Richard and the composer and performers, at what is truly, a totally unique, world premiere. Plus all of the previous rewards.

£100 or more

8 of 20 claimed

The Philanthropy Pass

Can't get to Wigan for the event,but want to show your support? Buy a block of 4 tickets for local groups who may not be able to easily buy them for themselves. Working with our existing networks of churches, community groups, and social services teams, we will allocate these tickets to under privileged families, the isolated and/or elderly, the disabled and local schoolchildren.

£5,000 or more

1 of 3 claimed

Sponsor a Song!

Have your company name/advert in the programme and one of your team can introduce the song you sponsor at the premiere by reading the preceding narration. Your pledge can also make it possible for Wiganers to attend the show. Pledge £5k (or more)

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