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Outside body

Sadlers Wells Foundation


Sadler’s Wells in the Community

Sadler’s Wells seeks imaginative ways to engage the widest possible public with exciting learning opportunities that have the highest artistic standards and are supported by Sadler’s Wells’ world-class resources.

Our business model

Sadler’s Wells is a thriving arts organisation and a registered UK charity. It works hard to maintain diverse revenue streams to ensure financial stability.

·        It earns approximately 70% of our income from ticket sales

·        Sadler's Wells is one of the Arts Council England's National Portfolio Organisations and currently receives an annual grant of approximately 10% of our income

·        It raises about 8% of our income though fundraising from private sources including individuals, charitable trusts & foundations and corporate partnersWe earn about 12% in commercial income from our cafes, bars and merchandise as well as from the hire of our spaces.

·        It partners with world-class theatres around the world as co-producers to help commission and produce new dance work.

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