Live Sponsorship Opportunities

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As part of your business membership, we will connect you with our arts network. Here is a sample of some of the sponsorship opportunities that are available right now!

  • The Black Box

    The Black Box is one of the principal arts and entertainment venues in the city, a home for live music, theatre, literature, comedy, film, visual art, live art, circus, cabaret and all points in between.

    We run a number of Outreach projects that aim to disrupt preconceptions of people with learning disability by providing space for participants to express themselves.

    Mini – Moon early years disco 0-7 years, for children with learning disability and their family and friends. The music is low, there are lights, soft mats and lots of dancing.

    Black Moon our pioneering monthly disco for and by adults with learning disability– giving people a chance to socialise in a cool, modern environment, meet new peopleand learn new skills. The bar is open, there are live DJs and visual, a regular night out. We now have satellite projects in Omagh, Derry and Enniskillen. Black Moon also includes BPM our Black Moon DJ Academy which we deliver with Giga training and trains adults with learning disability in DJing skills.

    Download further details of sponsorship opportunities here:

    Mini Moon Sponsorship

    Black Moon Sponsorship

    Black Moon BPM DJ Academy

    Black Moon Film Club




  • Blinkered – Sole Purpose Productions

    Blinkered is a powerful play that addresses the very important issue of mental health and suicide in young people. Following the show’s successful tour in 2016/2017, Sole Purpose are planning a second tour of Northern Ireland in areas where suicide rates are at a high level such as Derry~Londonderry and North Belfast.

    The show will be delivered in partnership with the Samaritans and counsellors will be available at each performance, if any audience members would like to discuss the issues raised in the play.

    Sole Purpose Productions are seeking an investment of £5-£7K to support the production and expand its reach.

  • DU Dance
  • Grand Opera House

    On 12 January this year, the curtain came down on the last performance of the pantomime, and the doors to the Grand Opera House were opened to teams of architects, engineers, theatre consultants, builders, designers and conservation experts. A 10-month, £12.2 million restoration and development of the Grand Opera House is now underway, aiming to bring this historic Theatre back to its spectacular best in time for its 125th birthday in December 2020.
    The Grand Opera House would like to introduce new opportunities for partnership with the corporate sector upon its reopening in November this year. All opportunities will be approached in a individual way and can be completely tailored to meet the needs of the organisation in order to develop a mutually beneficial relationship.
    Please explore the Grand Opera House 125 Partnerships brochure :

    And see their restoration here:


  • Operation Blitzed – Big Telly Theatre Company

    Between October 2011 and April 2012 Big Telly Theatre Company delivered Operation Blitzed in 16 post primary schools in the Coleraine, Cookstown and Magherafelt district council areas, and in addition to the Magherafelt Campus of Northern Regional College. The main aim of the project was to raise awareness among young people including teachers and staff as to the consequences of alcohol consumption by young people.

    The project included a piece of invisible theatre delivered in each of the schools. Each event involved two actors who were dressed in the relevant school uniform. Actors delivered their scripted drama in the main assembly hall of the college unannounced as if the incident was taking place in real life.

    Following the drama the school’s principal made the same scripted announcement explaining the context of the drama and its purpose in raising awareness as to the consequences of alcohol consumption by young people.

    The pupils were then involved in a series of workshops facilitated by the actors to ascertain the degree of impact the drama had on pupils and any significant impact it had on their attitudes to alcohol consumption.

    Following the success of the Operation Blitzed, Big Telly Theatre Company are seeking sponsorship to run the show and workshops again.

  • The Belfast Ensemble

    The Belfast Ensemble - Office Music download information here

  • Cinemagic

Don’t forget there is the opportunity to apply to our Investment Programme where we invest in mutually beneficial partnerships between business and the arts. Speak to a member of the team about how the Investment Programme can grow and develop your creative partnership.

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