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Corporate Opportunities

Engage your company with Shakespeare’s Globe

Choose from our corporate partnership, membership and hospitality opportunities

Partnership     Membership     Hospitality

Making plays, it’s a serious business: 1 million visitors a year; two theatres; 300,000 exhibition and tour visitors; 120,000 people engaging in education projects; national and international touring every year. It’s our own context which helps us understand yours.

Whatever your reasons for looking for a corporate partnership, we will work with you to find the right solution for your company. Shakespeare’s Globe is interested in long-term, mutually beneficial partnerships.

To discuss how we can support your objectives please contact:
Charlie Nicholson, Partnerships Coordinator
Email: [email protected]
Telephone: 020 7902 1519

Corporate Partnership

Partnering with your business

A partnership gives your business the opportunity to work with Shakespeare’s Globe on a range of activities. Whether this be production sponsorship both in the UK and internationally, support of our far reaching education and community programmes or corporate training opportunities we will work to create a bespoke partnership, built around your business objectives.

For more details, please contact:
Charlie Nicholson, Partnerships Coordinator
Email: [email protected]
Telephone: 020 7902 1519

 

‘As a global business founded in China in 1919 and operating in over 90 countries, AIG is proud to partner with Shakespeare’s Globe in giving people from all over the world a unique and special theatrical experience’
– Rhodri Williams. Chief of Staff, AIG

Sponsorship

Here at Shakespeare’s Globe we work with businesses to create sponsorship packages that align with strategic objectives. There are opportunities to sponsor an entire season, a production or an individual performance and whether it is client entertaining, brand awareness or employee engagement, we will work to build a sponsorship package based on your business requirements.

 

International Touring

Shakespeare’s Globe is the biggest touring company of Shakespeare in the world with coverage in the UK, Europe and the USA. More recently we are establishing ourselves throughout Asia especially in China. Shakespeare’s Globe is looking to develop major new partnerships based around potential sponsorship and supporting contributions for our international tours.

CSR Opportunites

From engaging with our most immediate community in Southwark to PHD students from across the world, Globe Education provides a platform to experience the world’s most famous playwright. We work with over 100,000 students and teachers a year and we’d therefore be delighted to speak with you in order to understand your CSR objectives and how support of one of our many Globe Education projects can assist with these.

Training Opportunities

We work with a range of training partners in order to provide businesses with opportunities for Professional Development Programmes. We develop a programme that is tailored to specific business needs and involves accessing the unique spaces the Globe has to offer, as well as the skills, tools and processes involved in the creative process. Through these means, the participants develop new skills which can be applied to real business challenges. Our new corporate training program, Centre Stage, launched in 2019.

Corporate Membership

Corporate membership offers unique and inspiring ways for your business to engage with one of the most successful and dynamic arts and education establishments in the world.

We offer four levels of corporate membership with a variety of profiling, ticketing and hospitality, networking and employee benefits to enjoy. As well as this we do offer a more bespoke Season Partner membership.

Please find further details on our corporate membership tiers below.

To discuss corporate membership, please contact:
Charlie Nicholson, Partnerships Coordinator
Email: [email protected]
Telephone: 020 7902 1519

 

‘The partnership between Shakespeare’s Globe and Levison Meltzer Pigott is one that we, Levison Meltzer Pigott, very much enjoy and in which we are excited to be participating. As a boutique family law firm located close to St Pauls, we are just across the Thames from this world renowned symbol for culture, arts and heritage. The association between Levison Meltzer Pigott and Shakespeare’s Globe has encouraged us to be more engaged in the work of The Globe and to enjoy, along with friends, family and contacts, the innovative performances at the theatre’
– Levison Meltzer Pigott

Gold
From £8,000 + VAT

Acknowledgements

Acknowledgement of your support as a corporate member on the following:

  • Theatre Production Programmes
  • Supporters Board displayed in Shakespeare’s Globe foyer
  • Website with hyperlink to your company website

Corporate Entertaining and Hospitality

  • Highest level of priority booking with access to sold out productions, up to 48 hours in advance of a performance
  • Opportunity to host one Globe Theatre Gentlemen’s Room Private Box with 10 complimentary tickets and programmes
  • Two invitations to Press Nights and post-show receptions during the Globe Theatre Summer Season
  • 12 additional top-category theatre tickets to be used throughout the Globe and Sam Wanamaker Playhouse Theatre Seasons
  • Complimentary cushions, blankets and production programmes when using membership ticket allocation • One complimentary hire of the Balcony Room at the Swan Restaurant
  • 20% discount on further bookings of our private Gentleman’s Room Boxes during the Globe Theatre Summer Season
  • 20% discount on bookings of exclusive hospitality packages during the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse Winter Season
  • Priority to reserve the best tables for pre-show, interval and post-show dining in the Swan Bar and Restaurant
  • Opportunity to host one Performance Sponsorship evening during the year at a discounted rate

Special Events

  • Invitations to Season Preview talks ahead of the Globe and Sam Wanamaker Playhouse Theatre Seasons
  • Invitations to VIP receptions and activities across the year

Employee Benefits

  • 40 Groundling tickets for use during the Globe Theatre Season
  • 40 Complimentary tickets to the Globe tour
  • 10% discount for bookings in the Swan Bar and Restaurant

Additional Benefits

  • Half page advert in a production programme
  • Personal account manager to help you co-ordinate all Corporate Membership arrangements
  • First option and special rates on opportunities to support specific Shakespeare’s Globe projects and activities
  • Quarterly e-newsletter

Platinum
From £12,000 + VAT

Acknowledgements

Acknowledgement of your support as a corporate member on the following:

  • Theatre Production Programmes
  • Supporters Board displayed in Shakespeare’s Globe foyer
  • Website with hyperlink to your company website

Corporate Entertaining and Hospitality

  • Highest level of priority booking with access to sold out productions, up to 48 hours in advance of a performance
  • Opportunity to host two Globe Theatre Gentlemen’s Room Private Boxes with 10 complimentary tickets and programmes
  • Opportunity to host ten guests at the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse with 10 complimentary tickets and programmes
  • Four invitations to Press Nights and post-show receptions during the Globe Theatre Summer Season
  • 12 additional top-category theatre tickets to be used throughout the Globe and Sam Wanamaker Playhouse Theatre Seasons
  • Complimentary cushions, blankets and production programmes when using membership ticket allocation
  • One complimentary hire of the Balcony Room at the Swan Restaurant
  • 20% discount on further bookings of our private Gentleman’s Room Boxes during the Globe Theatre Summer Season
  • 20% discount on bookings of exclusive hospitality packages during the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse Winter Season
  • Priority to reserve the best tables for pre-show, interval and post-show dining in the Swan Bar and Restaurant
  • Opportunity to host one Performance Sponsorship evening during the year at a discounted rate

Special Events

  • Invitations to Season Preview talks ahead of the Globe and Sam Wanamaker Playhouse Theatre Seasons
  • Invitations to VIP receptions and activities across the year

Employee Benefits

  • 50 Groundling tickets for use during the Globe Theatre Summer Season
  • 50 Complimentary tickets to the Globe tour
  • 10% discount for bookings in the Swan Bar and Restaurant

Additional Benefits

  • Half page advert in a production programme
  • Personal account manager to help you co-ordinate all Corporate Membership arrangements
  • First option and special rates on opportunities to support specific Shakespeare’s Globe projects and activities
  • Quarterly e-newsletter

Season Partner
From £25,000 + VAT

At Shakespeare’s Globe, we believe in long term, mutually beneficial partnerships. We will work with your business to create a bespoke Partnership that meets your business requirements, whilst also supporting the work of Shakespeare’s Globe.

Acknowledgements

Acknowledgment of your support as a season partner on the following:

  • Theatre Production Programmes
  • Supporters Board displayed in Shakespeare’s Globe foye
  • Website with hyperlink to your company website

Corporate Hospitality

– Two Globe Theatre and Two Sam Wanamaker Playhouse Hospitality Evenings including:

  • Access to a private 10-seater box in the Globe Theatre or the very best seats in the Playhouse
  • Champagne served on arrival and complimentary wine, beer and soft drinks throughout the evening
  • Pre theatre meal – either formal or informal to meet your own requirements
  • VIP service with your own designated host
  • Champagne served in the box during the interval
  • Complimentary programmes, cushions and blankets

– Two complimentary hires of the Balcony Room at the Swan Restaurant

– Priority to reserve the best tables for pre-show, interval and post-show dining in the Swan Bar and Restaurant

Employee Engagement

  • Access to Globe Works professional development programme sessions at Shakespeare’s Globe. Shakespeare’s Globe will develop a programme in conjunction with your business that is tailored to your specific business needs
  • Access to family workshops at Shakespeare’s Globe for employees and their families
  • An allocation of complimentary tickets to visit the Globe tour
  • Personal account manager to help you co-ordinate all Corporate Membership arrangements
  • Monthly e-newsletter

Corporate Social Responsibility

From engaging with our most immediate community in Southwark to PhD students from across the world, Shakespeare’s Globe provides a platform to experience the world’s most famous playwright. We have a range of projects which we would be delighted to speak to your business about. Understanding your CSR objectives will enable us to find a suitable project

Advertising and Profile

  • Half page advert in a Globe Theatre Season production programme
  • Discounted rates to advertise in the Friends & Patrons Globe Magazine Social media activity to amplify agreed messaging

Ticketing

  • Highest level of priority booking, with access to sold out productions, up to 48 hours in advance of a performance
  • An allocation of top category theatre tickets to be used throughout the Globe and Sam Wanamaker Playhouse Theatre Seasons
  • An allocation of complimentary tickets to Press Nights and post-show parties during the Globe Theatre season
  • An allocation of Groundling tickets to be used throughout the Globe Theatre Summer Season
  • Complimentary cushions, blankets and production programmes when using your membership allocation
  • 20% discount on bookings of our private Gentleman’s Room boxes during the Globe summer season
  • 20% discount on bookings of exclusive hospitality packages during the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse winter season

International Touring

Shakespeare’s Globe is one of the biggest touring companies of Shakespeare in the world with coverage in the UK, Europe and USA. More recently we are establishing ourselves throughout Asia, particularly in China. As Season Partners, you would receive advance notification of these tours with a view to potential international partnership opportunities

Special Events

  • Invitation to Season Preview talks by Shakespeare’s Globe Artistic Director and leading members of the creative team
  • Invitations to VIP receptions and activities across the year

Corporate Hospitality

Enjoy a performance and entertain your guests

Whether you want to entertain clients or reward and motivate staff, Shakespeare’s Globe is the perfect corporate entertaining venue. Our corporate hospitality packages are available in both the iconic Globe Theatre and stunning indoor Sam Wanamaker Playhouse. From intimate evenings in one of private theatre boxes to large parties of 50+ guests, we would be delighted to host you at Shakespeare’s Globe.

For further details, please contact:
Emma Howell, Events Assistant
Email: [email protected]
Telephone: +44 (0)20 7902 5977

Globe Theatre

The Gentleman’s Room hospitality packages offer a perfect summer evening’s entertainment in true Elizabethan style.

These private Theatre Boxes accommodate ten people and offer a relaxed, informal environment for you and your guests to enjoy a performance in the world famous Globe Theatre.

Your hospitality may include the following:

  • Access to the private ten-seater box to watch the performance
  • Complimentary programmes, cushions and blankets
  • A glass of champagne on arrival
  • Three course pre-theatre meal or sharing board selection in The Swan’s private dining area
  • Unlimited house wines or bottled beers
  • Unlimited bottled mineral water
  • Desserts served either in the Restaurant or as a platter in the Box
  • Further champagne during the interval in the Box
  • A designated Shakespeare’s Globe host for your evening

Gentleman’s Room private Theatre Boxes are available from £1,370 + VAT with hospitality packages at an additional cost.

Sam Wanamaker Playhouse

For a more intimate hospitality evening, the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse offers you and your guests the opportunity to enjoy a performance from the very best seats in our beautiful, candle-lit theatre.

Our Sam Wanamaker Playhouse package now includes:

  • Access to the very best seats in the Playhouse usually reserved for Patrons of Shakespeare’s Globe
  • Complimentary programmes
  • A glass of champagne on arrival
  • Three course pre-theatre meal in The Swan’s private dining area*
  • Unlimited house wines or bottled beers
  • Unlimited bottled mineral water
  • Further champagne during the interval in a reserved area
  • A designated Shakespeare’s Globe host for your evening

The Sam Wanamaker Playhouse package is available from £250 + VAT per person (*to enjoy the private dining area, we require a minimum booking of 10 people).

Performance Sponsorship

Our Evening and Performance Sponsorship packages offer the ultimate Globe experience. By supporting one of our performances, you not only help us continue producing world class theatre and award-winning education programmes, but also you will enjoy an evening of outstanding entertainment and dining.

Our Evening and Performance Sponsorship packages can include the following:

  • Premium theatre tickets in the Globe
  • Exclusive private use of the Upper Foyer (a private reception area within Shakespeare’s Globe main site), or the Balcony Room with stunning Thames river views across to St Paul’s Cathedral and the City of London.
  • Private pre-show and interval receptions with the option to add a cash bar, a selection of canapés with menus selected from the finest locally sourced producers and a post-show reception
  • Exclusive insights into your chosen production, including a welcome and introduction by a senior member of the Globe at your private reception
  • Opportunity to invite members of the cast and creative team to join your guests after the performance
  • Complimentary theatre programmes for your guests
  • Complimentary cushions and blankets for your guests during the performance
  • Personal relationship manager and dedicated events team to co-ordinate all arrangements for the evening

Our Evening and Performance Sponsorship packages start from £10,000 + VAT based on a party of 50 people. Bespoke arrangements can be made depending on your requirements.