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Name a Seat

Leave your mark and be a part of our future

For as little as £5 a month naming a seat is the perfect way to remember a loved one, celebrate a special day, show someone you care, or take your place in the auditorium that has staged iconic acts like The Beatles, David Bowie and Ella Fitzgerald.

Join the hundreds of individuals who have supported us and make a donation today. Your gift through naming a seat is vital to the transformation of Bristol Beacon.

How you’re leaving your mark

Looking for inspiration? Here are some examples of our favourite plaque messages

Music, the greatest good that mortals know

Jesse & Josh – Let music keep you forever young

Music is the strongest form of magic

Benefits of naming a seat

£5 a month

Make a regular donation of £5 a month over 4 years – £250 seat

  • Your chosen name will be engraved on a plaque and mounted on the back of your chosen seat for 20 years.
  • You will receive a hand-crafted certificate as a celebration of your gift.

£10 a month

Make a regular donation of £10 a month over 4 years – £500 seat

  • All the benefits of a £250 seat.
  • An exclusive backstage tour of the new venue.

£20 a month

Make a regular donation of £20 a month over 4 years – £1,000 seat

  • All the benefits of a £500 seat.
  • Free Bristol Beacon membership for 2 years (from autumn 2022 to autumn 2024).
  • Exclusive VIP invitation for 2 people to attend the opening party.

£50 a month

Make a regular donation of £5 a month over 4 years – £2,500 seat

  • All the benefits of a £1000 seat.
  • Exclusive VIP invitation for 4 people to attend the opening party.
  • Invitations to 2 exclusive celebration events during the transformation and a first peek of the new venue.
  • Access to the private Supporters Lounge when the venue has reopened.

£100 a month

Make a regular donation of £5 a month over 4 years – £5,000 seat

  • All the benefits of a £2,500 seat.
  • Your name on the major donor board in the foyer.

How to Name a Seat

Select the seat you wish to name in our auditorium using our seating plan.

Seats are sponsored in regular, monthly donations over 4 years from as little as £5 a month.

When you sponsor a seat a plaque will be added to that seat for 20 years. Depending on your level of support, you will also receive exclusive benefits throughout the transformation and beyond. You will be able to select your seat when you click through to find out more.

If you’re a UK taxpayer, Gift Aid increases the value of your donation by 25% at no extra cost to you. It’s a fantastic way to make your donation go even further.

Support our Transformation

Make a donation today by naming a seat from £5, £10, £20, £50, or £100 per month.

Name a Seat

Get in touch

If you would like to talk to someone about naming a seat, please contact us

Email: development@bristolbeacon.org

Phone: 0117 203 4040

Name a Seat FAQs

How do I set up regular payments for my Seat?

If paying monthly, you will receive information on how to set up your Direct Debit via e-mail within a week of the deposit payment. You will also receive a letter acknowledging your gift with your plaque inscription form and a return envelope.

How long can my seat plaque message be?

Your plaque’s message can consist of up to 40 characters.

How long will my seat plaque be in place for?

Plaques are in place for twenty years, after which we will get in touch with you to ask whether you wish to renew your message.

Can I sit in the seat that I’ve named when I come to an event?

Naming a Seat does not guarantee any rights to book this particular seat. We will do our best to allocate this to you if it is free at the time of booking.

What am I allowed to include in my plaque message?

The seat is yours to name and you can include any message you like. However, Bristol Beacon reserves the right to refuse your message if considered offensive or inappropriate.