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Our supporters
How can you support our work?

There are many ways you can support Barbican Theatre, from sponsoring a season to sponsoring our Day of Difference training for schools or providing bursaries for young people to take part in Performance Training.

If you would like to find out more about how you can support our work, please contact Jo Cann (Marketing & Communication Manager) on 01752 242018 or email

'Indra Crowdfunder Supporters - March to April 2018'

We’re incredibly grateful to the following supporters who pledged to support our Crowdfunder to send 4 young members of our INDRA Plymouth theatre group to the INDRA Congress (July 2018) in South African to represent Plymouth and the UK.

Bronze supporters

Stuart Dudley
Sheila Snellgrove


Dan Baker
Lindsey Barratt
Jo Cann
Wendy Cronin
Nicki Eden
Carol Gray
Stephanie Gray
Lesley Green
Justine Hardie
Steve Kilkelly
Jules Laville
Abbie Roberts
Gemma & Jamie Smith
Alex Watts

Find out more about the INDRA Congress 

Join / find out more about our INDRA Plymouth Theatre Group (ages 14-18)


'Regular Funders & Partners'

The following organisations provide support or are partners of Barbican Theatre’s year-round programme of work:



Arts Council England

As a National Portfolio organisation, Barbican Theatre receive annual funding from Arts Council England


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Plymouth City Council

Barbican Theatre receive regular funding from Plymouth City Council to deliver it’s work across the city



Esmée Fairbairn Foundation

Esmée Fairbairn Foundation are primary funders of Barbican Theatre’s Flourish artist development programme


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The B-Bar: noodles – music – comedy – coffee

Based at Barbican Theatre, the B-Bar is open daily from 11am, with food cooked from 12pm – serving excellent teas, coffees & drinks, fresh Thai noodles & specials.







'Performance Sponsors'

We would like to say a huge THANK YOU to the organisations who  sponsored and supported our Summer productions  of  Shakespeare’s Romeo & Juliet (Aug 2016) and Twelfth Night (Aug 2017) at Royal William Yard and our Christmas co-productions with Le Navet Bete of The Jungle Book (Dec 2016-Jan 2017) and A Christmas Carol (Dec 2017-Jan 2018)

 Plymouth Marjon University

A top 10 modern university for student satisfaction, Plymouth Marjon University has a variety of degrees including 
Teacher Training, Creative Arts, Enterprise, Language Sciences, Sport and Health Sciences. Plymouth Marjon University were proud gold sponsors of Barbican Theatre’s Twelfth Night at Royal William Yard (Aug 2017) and platinum sponsors of Barbican Theatre & Le Navet Bete’s A Christmas Carol at The Plymouth Athenaeum (Dec 2017-Jan 2018)

Marshal Audi: Plymouth

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Marshall Audi is part of the Marshall Motor Holdings, a national car dealer group with 106 dealerships and 24 brands. Marshall Audi were proud sponsors of Barbican Theatre’s Romeo & Juliet at Royal William Yard (Aug 2016), Barbican Theatre and Le Navet Bete’s The Jungle Book (Dec 2016-Jan 2017) and Barbican Theatre’s Twelfth Night at Royal William Yard (Aug 2017)


Column Bakehouse 

Their second Column Bakehouse artisan Café recently opened its doors in Ocean Studios, located in one of the historic military buildings at Royal William Yard (they also have a cafe at Devonport Guildhall). Produced using fresh, locally sourced ingredients wherever possible, our award-winning breads are baked in-house, with absolutely no nasties. Column Bakehouse were proud gold sponsors of Barbican Theatre’s Twelfth Night at Royal William Yard (Aug 2017)


Wolferstans Solicitors

Wolferstans is a major Plymouth law firm with a history going back to 1812. They provide a wide range of legal services to meet the needs of individuals, families, SME’s public sector and voluntary organisations based throughout Devon and Cornwall. Wolferstans were proud sponsors of Barbican Theatre and Le Navet Bete’s The Jungle Book (Dec 2016-Jan 2017