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New Vic – Next Stage

New Vic – Next Stage

Take your place in New Vic history. Donate and have a personalised tile added to a unique, permanent artwork.

New Vic – Next Stage will be a unique artwork created by renowned local artist Philip Hardaker and theatre supporters. Tile donations will help fund the New Vic’s major auditorium refurbishment scheduled for summer 2020.

“This is a unique theatre with people at its very heart. It was built by a rightfully proud community and continues because of these strong connections. This wall is a fantastic invitation to continue that relationship in an elegant and relevant way.”
Mike Hugo, Actor

Whether to show your support for the theatre, celebrate a special occasion or remember a loved one , one of our bespoke ceramic tiles is a perfect way to take your place in New Vic history.

Designed and handmade by celebrated local artist Philip Hardaker, these beautiful tiles are a great way to support the theatre and can be personalised with a name or message of your choice.

Each ceramic tile donated will be displayed in our foyer to form a unique, permanent artwork for the building and all donations will go towards our Auditorium Refurbishment Appeal helping us to ensure the iconic New Vic Theatre building can continue making unforgettable theatre for generations to come.

All tile donors will be invited to attend an exclusive reception to see the unveiling of the new artwork and hear more about the auditorium refurbishment.

Choose from:

Approx size: 10 x 11cm
& around 40 character inscription

Click here to select Bronze level

Approx size: 15 x 17cm
& around 60 character inscription

Click here to select Silver level

GOLD £1000
Approx size: 20 x 22cm
& around 100 character inscription

Click here to select Gold level

Want to get creative? Commission your tile before the end of April 2020 and you could choose to take part in a special workshop with Philip Hardaker to create your own tile for display within the permanent artwork. Limited places, this workshop will take place in May 2020.

Please call or email to book your workshop place: or Tel: 01782 717954

You can purchase your tile on the New Vic website today and we will contact you to discuss the inscription that you would like to choose. For more information about donating and creating a bespoke ceramic tile, contact Paula McArdle, Fundraising Officer at or call 01782 717954.

Please click here to read the terms & conditions

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