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About the Orchestra

The Henry Desmond Orchestra is a Pops Symphony Orchestra based in Sevenoaks, Kent. A pops symphony orchestra is an orchestra that plays popular music and show tunes as well as well-known classical works. We play popular music and show tunes in a symphonic style, transforming the music our audiences already know and enjoy into a new and exciting experience.

We are unique amongst local orchestras and believe that the music we play and the performances we give have the ability to move and inspire people from all cultures and walks of life. We challenge the traditions of orchestra performances and create powerful productions and experiences that are always memorable.
We formed in 2018 and had our debut in 2019 at Sevenoaks’ premier concert venue, the 450 seat Stag Theatre. The orchestra brought audiences a taste of the West End through 2019. With the Pandemic hitting in 2020 the orchestra was forced to stop performing to live audiences. Through this time it was obvious that the business needed a new smaller option to be able to bring audiences an more intimate product, from this the HD Show Band was formed, a high level events band that can cater for all kinds of events from weddings and parties to large corporate events.

Our mission as a company is to bring high quality music and modern production techniques together to create an unforgettable multi-sensory experience for our audiences.

Christmas 2021 – 4th December 2021 – St Nicholas Church, Sevenoaks

At the end of 2 hard years for the country, the Henry Desmond Orchestra is coming back in full force to help celebrate Christmas. St Nicholas’ Church welcomes the full 45 piece force of the orchestra to perform all the festive classics that we love and cherish, from Orchestral Classics to everyone’s favourite pop songs orchestrated especially for us.

Sponsorship Packages

The Orchestra is able to offer four different sponsorship packages for our Christmas 2021 Concert.

Sponsor a Musician: £150. Your company name will appear alongside the name of the musician you sponsor.

Bronze – £300 (6 x packages available)

  • Acknowledgement in our show programme – 250 copies printed per concert.
  •  Your company logo will be displayed on the concerts page on our website henrydesmondorchestra.co.uk – with a link to your own website.
  •  As part of our online marketing, your company logo and details will be included in our Facebook, Instagram and Twitter posts, with links to either your website or your social media accounts.
  • ½ page advert in our Full Colour A4 programme.
  • 2 Tickets to the concert.

Silver – £500 (4 x packages available)

  • Logo inside our show programme – 250 copies printed per concert.
  • Your company logo will be displayed on the concerts page on our website  – with a link to your own website.
  • As part of our online marketing, your company logo and details will be included in our Facebook, Instagram and Twitter posts, with links to either your
  • website or your social media accounts.
  • Whole page advert in Full Colour A4 programme.
  • 2 Tickets to the concert.

Gold – £2000+ (1 headline sponsors available)

  • Your company Logo on our printed marketing.
  • Posters in all prominent locations in and around Sevenoaks and in businesses in Sevenoaks
  • Flyers – 2000 printed – Located at The Stag Theatre and distributed to households in and around Sevenoaks.
  • Stag “What’s on” guide – Delivered to 5000 homes in Sevenoaks.
  • Your Company Logo as part of our digital marketing campaign.
  • Personal Social media post about your company and your sponsorship of our concert, with links to you website or social media accounts.
  • Your company logo located in a prominent position on our website (www.henrydesmondorchestra.co.uk) linked to your website.
  • Whole Page Advert (Back Page) of Full Colour A4 Programme.
  • 4 Tickets to the concert.

Advertising Opportunities

If sponsorship is not for you, you have the opportunity to advertise in our A4 Full Colour Programme at the concert. The prices are as follows:

  • Full Page Advert – £100
  • ½ Page Advert – £75

Many Thanks for looking at our sponsorship opportunities. Please do not hesitate to contact us to discuss them further or for more information.

Henry Desmond
Founder and Musical Director
Henry Desmond Orchestra

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