The Sponsors of The Liberty Tree have given either cash or in-kind resources to enable the largely community cast & crew to produce the play to the highest professional standards.
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The heroine of The Liberty Tree works in a Call Centre. Many Call Centre workers in the UK are represented by the CWU and we are delighted and grateful that the union has become the first to support the production with cash sponsorship and the engagement of the union’s Youth Section. The Communication Workers Union (CWU) is the biggest union for the communications industry in the UK with 203,700 members. It was formed in January 1995 when the Union of Communication Workers joined forces with the National Communications Union.CWU members work in Royal Mail, the Post Office, BT. O2 and other telecommunication companies, cable TV, Accenture HR Services, financial services, and the Alliance & Leicester (now Santander). Our members’ expertise includes engineering, computing, clerical, mechanical, driving, retail, financial and manual skills.
The Department Of Performing Arts at Bath Spa University are our principle sponsors in the Bristol/Bath region. We will be auditioning, rehearsing and performing, The Liberty Tree in the University Theatre on the beautiful Newton Park campus situated at The Globe roundabout on the main A4 between Bristol & Bath.
The theatre was part of a £5.7m scheme designed by Fielden Clegg Bradley Architects LLP. It comprises a 186-seat auditorium with full backstage and technical facilities, plus three large teaching studios.
The Bread and Roses is owned by the Battersea and Wandsworth Trades Union Council. The BWTUC is a lay run local trade union body which is the South West London arm of the national TUC. It is made up of affiliated trade union branches with 20,000 members working or living in south west London. The Bread & Roses hosts a wide range of live music each week, includingthe spectacular monthly Blues Jam on the last Sunday of every month, to the frequently appearing 17 piece Afro/Cuban/Jazz band. We also host Clapham Comedy Club, film nights, social clubs, new writing groups, Clapham Community Choir; we are the sponsors of the football club ‘Sporting Club Balham’ and the home of The Bread and Roses Theatre Company.