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Ways to support our choir, and choral music in Worcester!

1. SHOP ONLINE AND EARN FREE DONATIONS FOR WFCS

Do you shop online with Amazon, M&S, Boots, Tesco, Argos, B&Q, John Lewis, Etsy, Ebay Home & Garden or others? If so, you could be donating to Worcester Festival Choral Society funds every time you buy, at no extra cost to you! Simply use the special links below every time you shop online, and WFCS will receive a percentage donation on qualifying purchases from the e-tailer. It won’t cost you anything, but provides an invaluable boost to our charitable funds each year. 

  • AMAZON: Shop via this WFCS/Amazon Associate link
    As an Amazon Associate, Worcester Festival Choral Society can earn commission from any qualifying Amazon purchases you make via this special WFCS Amazon Associates link (which can only be used  direct from this website). The link takes you to the normal Amazon home page, and you shop using your normal Amazon account - but Amazon' system knows you’ve used our special Amazon Associates link via our website, and WFCS earns up to 10% of your qualifying purchase value as a commission, at no extra cost to you. (Please note gift card purchases do not qualify for commission.) Alternatively, you can donate a smaller amount to WFCS by shopping on Amazon via AmazonSmile UK, and selecting WFCS as your chosen charity. With this route, Amazon donates up to 0.5% of the net purchase price to WFCS at no cost to you. 
     
  • THE GIVING MACHINE (access to 2,200 other popular retailers): Shop via this WFCS/TheGivingMachine link
    TheGivingMachine is a registered charity that acts as a channel to more than 2,200 popular online retailers, from M&S, Argos, Tesco, Morrisons and Boots to John Lewis, WH Smith, Currys PC World, Etsy, Pets at Home and B&Q… and many more. (See full list of shops here). Simply access those online retailers via TheGivingMachine website every time you shop, and for every eligible purchase you make, TheGivingMachine passes on 0.5-5% of the value to us as a charitable donation, at no cost to you. To take advantage of this brilliant opportunity, firstly register as a giver with TheGivingMachine. Then whenever you shop, simply access your chosen online retailer via this special WFCS/TheGivingMachine link to earn donations for WFCS. Alternatively, visit the main TheGivingMachine page and select Worcester Festival Choral Society (code 267141) plus up to three other charities to support. 
     

2. MAKE A DONATION

As an independent, self-funding Charity (no. 506826) we at Worcester Festival Choral Society are most grateful for any financial donations and support to help us continue the tradition of great choral music in Worcester. If you would like to make a small donation, this can be done via BACS (account no. 01268312 / sort-code 30-99-90). 
 

3. JOIN THE CHORUS

If you are a keen amateur singer and can read music, why not Join us for a few rehearsals to see if you would enjoy singing with us (membership places subject to availability). Alternatively you could take part in one of our popular ‘Come and Sing’ events, open to all keen singers!
 

4. BUY TICKETS

One of the most important things you can do to support us is to buy tickets for our concerts, and encourage as many of your friends as possible to come along too. Tickets for the current season are priced £10-£25 and are bookable online HERE; from the ‘Worcester Live’ Box Office at Huntingdon Hall Worcester, telephone 01905 611427; or purchased on the Cathedral door on the evening of the concert (subject to availability). Concessions on some seats are available to people aged 60 or over, to those registered disabled and to full-time students. Children aged 9-15 years accompanying a paying adult are admitted free (limited to one children’s ticket per paying adult). Parties of 10 or more booking together will receive a 10% reduction.
 

5. BECOME A PATRON

If you are not an active singer but you enjoy classical or choral music and supporting the arts, you might like to consider becoming a Patron.
 

6. ADVERTISE OR SPONSOR

Perhaps you know someone who runs a business and who would be interested in advertising in our programme, or exploring a special sponsorship partnership. Our Marketing & Publicity Officer or Advertising contact would be delighted to hear from you. Contact us.
 

7. TAKE PART IN THE WORCESTER COMMUNITY LOTTERY

Choose Worcester Festival Choral Society as your preferred charity when participating in the Worcester Community Lottery and we'll receive a fantastic 50p from every ticket you buy, to help us continue to bring 'the choral greats' to Worcester each year! Plus 10p from every ticket will go to other great local causes. Tickets cost only £1 each and you could WIN up to £25,000. Draws take place every Saturday at 8pm. Buy your tickets at our special WFCS Worcester Lottery Page HERE  
 

8. RECEIVE OUR E-NEWSLETTERS

​If you would like to be added to our mailing list to keep you informed of our concerts and other events, please contact our Marketing and Publicity Officer including your name and email address. Contact us.
 

9. ATTEND OUR SOCIAL EVENTS

We have several social events during the year including such things as a quiz night during the spring term, occasional summer garden parties, and Christmas and end of term gatherings with food and drink at a local pub. Sue White, our Social Secretary, would be delighted to tell you of our next event, and we would welcome you to join us for a drink, a bite to eat and an opportunity to enjoy an informal chat together, so why not contact her? Contact us.

 

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