Are you sitting comfortably? - You are now!
In 2011 we started a project to completely replace all of the
Upper Circle seats. We were able to do that in summer
To fund this work you, our customers, have been paying an
extra 50p Seating Improvement Contribution per ticket. The
good news is that this will be coming to an end in Spring
2014. This means that all shows after 14 April will no longer
be applicable for the Seating Improvement Contribution.
So far you have helped raise**: £234,303.
Thank you for your help in improving your theatre.
If you would like to make an additional contribution to the
fundraising, please send a cheque payable to Cardiff Council
Upper Circle seating
The New Theatre recognises generous contributions from Admiral
Insurance and the Landfill Communities Fund.
Sponsor a new seat:
Would you like your name, that of a loved one or simply a
message of your choice on a plaque attached to one of our new Upper
Circle seats? It would be the perfect way to remember someone
who once came here or a lovely birthday gift for a fan of the
We are now taking orders for sponsorship of our new Upper Circle
seats. It will cost just £150 per seat for 5 years. To
book yours just call 029 2087 8889 to make your
purchase and we will write to you with details of how to get your
message to us.
Please note that we will accept requests for specific seat
numbers, but cannot guarantee that your first choice will be
available. When asking for your preferred message, we will
ask for a selection of seat numbers you consider special. If
you have no preference we are happy to allocate a seat number for
Important - Sponsorship of a seat does not confer any claim over
its ownership nor any rights to book it ahead of other
customers. The New Theatre reserves the right to decline any
message considered inappropriate.
All money raised from the sales of the old seats and sponsorship
of the new ones will be used to fund this seating improvement
If you require more information about seat sponsorship or
purchase, please email us: firstname.lastname@example.org
* The seating improvement contribution is not added to
tickets issued without charge (e.g. free seats for PAs / carers)
nor to tickets bought by school parties.
** Information last updated 23/1/14.