Patrons, Partners & Sponsors

Did you know it costs us between £2,000 - £3,000 each time we put on a concert???
Although every effort is made to recoup the costs for a full season programme through member subscriptions and ticket sales, we also rely on a number of Friends, Patrons, Sponsors and Partners to support us to continue making music in Sheffield.


Special thanks to our Patrons: Dr Steve Brennan, Peter and Elizabeth Morris, Juliet Oakley, Peter Lund, Pam and Russ Hartley and Michael Maas.
Perhaps you would like to support the orchestra by becoming a Patron?
For a minimum donation of £75 per year you can become a Patron of the Sheffield Philharmonic Orchestra and support us to make music in the city. Benefits include:

    • 2x Complementary Season Tickets (for you & a guest)
    • An acknowledgement on our printed programmes & website
    • An invitation to a special supporters rehearsal

You can become a Patron by sending an annual cheque (payable to Sheffield Philharmonic Orchestra) to: FAO Neil Kelly - MD Law, Broom Hall, 8-10 Broomhall Road, Sheffield, S10 2DR

The Foundry

Making Music UK

Classical Sheffield

Classicalexburns Blog

Blue Moon Cafe

S L Woodwind Repair

Sheffield Church Burgesses Trust

ALD Print

Rotary Clubs of Sheffield

The Victoria Hall is the home of the SPO and managed by The Foundry Sheffield, a small charitable organisation charged with the task of running Victoria Hall effectively, safely and in the interests of all tenants, users and visitors.
The trustees are all volunteers with a variety of personal specialisms, including architecture, community engagement and finance. As the organisation develops, it hopes to make steady improvements to both the fabric of the building and its facilities in order to offer present and future hall users as enriching an experience of Victoria Hall as is possible.

The SPO are proud members of Making Music.  Making Music is the UK’s number one organisation for leisure-time music, with a membership of over 3,500 groups representing around 190,000 music makers across the UK. 


The SPO are also proud members of Classical Sheffield.  Sheffield is home to a wealth of talented orchestras, a variety of choirs, aspiring soloists, conductors, composers and everything in between.  Classical Sheffield aims to bring together all of the classical music being made here in Sheffield and the people making it happen and share it with the rest of the city.


Classicalexburns is the blogging pseudonym of SPO trumpeter, Alex Burns.  In 2017/18, Classicalexburns was ranked as the Number 1 ‘Best Classical Music Blog’ by Scorebig.  The ultimate goal of her blog is to create accessible and engaging blogs that appeal to beginners and novices of Classical music.  From baroque to film music, there’ll be something for you there.

Situated on the edge of Cathedral Square, the Blue Moon Cafe offers a daily changing chalkboard menu and an outside catering service for meetings, weddings and parties.

They are one of the longest serving vegetarian/vegan cafes in Sheffield, producing quality food in our iconic building with its beautiful lantern roof. If you're looking for tickets to our concerts then you can buy them here!



S L Woodwind is a independent woodwind repairer run by Siân Johnson. Siân is a fully qualified repairer and her fully insured repair workshop is based in Walkley, Sheffield.  She also undertakes many repairs in South West Wales, when visiting family.


The charity now known as the Church Burgesses Trust has served Sheffield quietly and unobtrusively, for over 450 years.  The Trust seeks to respond positively to the needs of a large modern city through its support for: the parishes carved out of the ancient Parish of Sheffield; the work of Sheffield Cathedral; organisations working for the needy and the deprived, the elderly, the marginalised and for the revitalisation of inner city communities; the Church Burgesses Educational Foundation (schools, educational organisations and individuals).

Established in 1988, ALD Print offer a bespoke graphic design and printing services from their digital hub in the Sharrow area of Sheffield.

They offer everything from traditional printing on paper, Business Cards, Magazines, banners, posters and labels - to cutting edge 3D printing.

Music in the Gardens is an annual event, organised by the combined efforts of Rotary Clubs from South Yorkshire and North East Derbyshire.  The event is designed to be a major event on the social calendar and be a major community event and fundraiser for various local Charities. To date, Music in the Gardens has raised more than £400,000 for local, national and international charities and projects.