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Northern Opera Group is a registered charity no. 1167501

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Northern Opera Group relies on the generosity of donors and audiences to carry out our work.


We are a registered charity (no. 1167501) creating inspiring opportunities and experiences for people to engage with rare and wonderful operas.


All of the money we raise goes into running the company, producing new work, and helping to promote opera to new audiences and participants.

Make a Donation


Please click here if you would like to make a one-off general donation to Northern Opera Group.


£10 pays for a score for one cast member

£15 pays for our website for one year

£20 pays for venue hire for one rehearsal


If you are a UK taxpayer make sure to tick the 'Gift Aid' box so that we can claim an extra 25% on top of your donation!


northern opera group uses the online giving website - the only fundraising website where 100% of your donation goes directly to the organisation you are supporting.


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Become a Friend


If you love opera, and want to share your passion, why not become a Friend of Northern Opera Group?


Your donation will


- enable you to discover more about our work and the operas we are performing,

- support Northern Opera Group in bringing rare and wonderful operas to audiences in Leeds and the North of England, and

- provide opportunity for all members of our community to take part in and be inspired by opera.

If you would like to support Northern Opera Group with a larger donation, or support a particular production or element of our work, please contact David Ward, Artistic Director ([email protected] / 07817 475769).


For a donation of £50 per year we would like to thank you by


- inviting you to dress rehearsals (where possible)

- sending regular exclusive email updates on the work of the Company, and ‘behind the scenes’ features

- inviting you to insight events

- offering priority booking for our productions

- acknowledging your support on our website


As Northern Opera Group is a registered charity, if you are a UK taxpayer we can claim an extra 25% on your donation through the government's Gift Aid scheme without it costing you a penny extra! This means that your donation of £50 is actually worth £62.50 to Northern Opera Group - to find out more about Gift Aid please contact us.


You can join by

1) Monthly, quarterly, or annual Direct Debit


2) Making a one-off £50 donation online


3) Downloading our joining form and sending a cheque (made payable to "Northern Opera Group") for £50 to:


Northern Opera Group, 2 Graham Terrace, Leeds, LS4 2ND