Hallé St Peter’s Campaign

The Oglesby Centre – Capital Campaign

The Hallé are delighted to announce a fundraising appeal to build a much needed extension on to Hallé St Peter’s, in Ancoats. The Hallé have already received a significant donation from the Oglesby Charitable Trust towards the completion of this project and in recognition of their support the new facility will be called The Oglesby Centre.

markelder_bw_1200x750 Sir Mark Elder, Music Director, The Hallé

“We have long held a dream that, in addition to our wonderful concert venue, The Bridgewater Hall, the Hallé would, during my time as Music Director, build a world-class centre for our rehearsal and recordings, a place where all of our ensembles; youth orchestras choir, youth and children’s choirs, could make their home, and where our educational and community programme could flourish.“We are now very close to realising that dream and I am asking for your help in securing it.

“As you probably know St Peter’s, Ancoats has been restored to provide the wonderful hall in which we now rehearse. However, we have always planned to put a new building on the adjoining site, which will deliver much needed supporting facilities and a range of new spaces, so that the whole Hallé St Peter’s project will provide for all of our needs in Manchester outside the Bridgewater.”

The Oglesby Charitable Trust have also established a significant pledge to encourage other donations and sponsorship. The pledge provides matched funding for all donations made to the campaign at whatever level, and there is a separate challenge for Businesses.

We are delighted that along with the support from the Oglesby Charitable Trust, the Hallé St Peter’s Campaign has already been generously supported by the Arts Council, The Monument Trust, The Foyle Foundation and The Granada Foundation, as well as others who wish to remain anonymous.

Share in the excitement of the Hallé St Peter’s project … take the Oglesby Challenge!

To become a Founder Patron of The Oglesby Centre please download and complete the individual pledge form:

Donation form – Individual

To find out more about how your company can become a Founder Sponsor of The Oglesby Centre please download the following business support information:

The Oglesby Challenge – Corporate

For more information about the Oglesby Challenge please contact Kath Russell at kath.russell@halle.co.uk or on 0161 237 7004.

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