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Who wouldn’t want their own seat at the Showroom? Put a plaque on the back today!

"I wish the Showroom every success with their new project, and am very delighted to personally pledge a modest contribution and name a seat.  So here's calling all filmmakers, all filmlovers  - please follow suit so there isn't a seat left in the house lonely and unnamed. FILM  FOREVER !" – Amanda Neville, Chief Executive Officer, BFI

Go ahead, make our day

Cinema 4

If you decide to get behind us and sponsor a seat, you’ll get far more than our thanks:

  • A personalised plaque attached to the seat with the message of your choice
  • A personalised naming certificate
  • Two FREE cinema tickets
  • An invitation to the unveiling of our refurbished screens
  • Acknowledgement of your support on our website

Sponsoring a seat would make a wonderful gift for the confirmed film-lover, or a great way to mark a special occasion for someone you love. It’s also the ideal way to simply show how much you love film and the Showroom – let the world know what it means to you!

What'll it cost?

Sponsoring a seat costs £150 for individuals and £300 for businesses.

This money will go straight into keeping the Showroom the independent and individual cinema it is today, and allow us to continue showing the films we know you’ll love. By helping us out like this, you can be sure that your contribution will make a difference.

Ian Wild

How to sponsor a seat

To get involved, you can email us on marketing@showroomworkstation.org.uk or come in and speak to our box office. Alternatively, grab a leaflet and fill in the form.

Don't forget to Gift Aid!

If you are a UK taxpayer, just give us permission to Gift Aid your donation by ticking the box on the form, then we can claim the basic rate of tax back on it. This means that a £150 donation will be worth £187.50 and for every £300 gift, we will actually receive £375. So you can see what a difference it makes!

You must have paid sufficient UK tax this year on income and capital gains to equal the tax deducted from your donation.

Find out more about Gift Aid.


Terms and conditions

  • Subject to availability, you can request a specific seat to name. Call the box office to check and reserve that seat.
  • You should be aware that reservation of your named seat unfortunately cannot be guaranteed  for any future visit to the cinema.
  • Your seat will be named for five years. Once this period expires, seats will be re-offered for naming before they are released to be named again.
  • The text can be up to 90 characters in length including spaces.
  • The text you choose is subject to approval by Showroom Workstation.

Showroom Cinema is a registered charity (Sheffield Media and Exhibition Centre Ltd, charity registration number 1002020)

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