Sponsors, Friends & Easyfundraising

Chair Sponsorship

The Conductor is sponsored by Aileen and Bernie Regan.
The Leader's chair is sponsored by an anonymous donor.
The Second Oboe chair is sponsored by Roger and Andrea Hall
Chair sponsorship is a wonderful way to support the orchestra.
Other offers of sponsorship are always welcome too - perhaps for the performance of a particular work, or for printing of the concert programme.
You can also advertise your business, organisation or event by paying to have an advertisement in the programme.
For more information on any form of sponsorship, please contact us.


Friends of Dorking Philharmonia

You can also support the orchestra on a smaller scale by becoming a ‘Friend of Dorking Philharmonia'.

For a small annual subscription, you will receive:

  • £1 off entry to all Dorking Philharmonia concerts
  • A free programme at each concert
  • Two complimentary invitations to the Friends' Concert
  • Information about concerts and forthcoming events
  • Newsletters
The minimum suggested annual subscription is £15 per person or £25 for joint membership, with any additional donations gratefully received!

Current Friends of Dorking Philharmonia

Carol Ashburner 
Christopher and Frances Clementi 
Mrs Jillian Coton
Rustom and Charlotte Daruwalla 
Mr R.A. Edmondson 

Mrs Jackie and Mr John Fry 

Mr Gerald and Mrs Janet Hall 
Roger and Andrea Hall 
Paul McCan 

Dr and Mrs B J Regan 
Mrs Margaret A Slade 
Dr & Mrs David Turton
Pat Turton
Mr A & Mrs S Valentine 
Sarah and John Winter 

For further information on the Friends of Dorking Philharmonia please contact us.

Easyfundraising - support Dorking Philharmonia for free!

You can now support Dorking Philharmonia at no cost just by doing your online shopping through easyfundraising.

Just click on the link and select 'Dorking Philharmonia' as your chosen cause.
Every time you buy something online,via the easyfundraising site, some money will be donated to the orchestra.
Most stores are on there - Amazon, Debenhams, M&S, Laithwaites etc as well as all kinds of other companies such as insurance, travel and even utilities.
It sounds too good to be true, but it actually works!
You can even download easyfundraising's 'find and remind' gadget which shows a little drop down reminder if you visit an online store where a purchase could result in an easyfundraising donation. You can then just click on the reminder (rather than having to open the easyfundraising site and search for the store you want through it) which is much easier and a handy reminder.

Community Support and Sponsorship

Occasionally we get support from local foundations and trusts. In 2005 The Foyle Foundation and Gatwick Airport Community Trust very kindly enabled Dorking Philharmonia to buy its own set of four timpani (kettle drums).
The timpani is the most commonly seen percussion in Dorking Philharmonia concerts; in fact it is rare for us not to need them, so to have our own set has been invaluable, enabling us to more effectively offer opportunities to a range of student and experienced players to perform with the orchestra. 

We are very grateful for the contributions made in many different ways by all our supporters.