We all need a little help…


We are a highly successful company that has been around nearly 21 years that relies on funding from many different areas to continue to help others recognise their dreams and potential. To top this up we work hard to earn as much as we can through workshops, corporate work and other opportunities but with around £200K a year needed to run the company donations and support are always welcome.

How you can help…

Attend our shows

Follow us on social media and stay up to date with our latest productions, buy a ticket, attend and bingo! You’ve contributed and had a great time doing it.

Join our events

Fancy something a little more involved? Keep an eye on our website, follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram and we will keep you up to date with all the events taking place. You can even create your own event and raise money for Dark Horse, just give us a shout and we will support you!


We know how busy life can be, just ask our staff! So if you simply want to donate to a great cause as a one off or regular donation then please get in touch.

Why not volunteer with Dark Horse
We are always on the lookout for talented people to volunteer as support for future, shows, events and at our outreach workshops. Please register your interest here


24HR Warm-Up Event, 2018

At the end of October our actors, staff and you lovely people took part in our 24HR Warm-Up Event at the University of Huddersfield. The event was a massive success and we managed to raise over £1500!

We want to say a huge thank you to all of those involved in making this event happen. We couldn’t of done it without you.

If you are interested in raising funds for Dark Horse then feel free to get in touch. We are happy to discuss and support your ideas.

In 2019 we will be taking part in the Great North Run once again. You can register your interest in participating in the event by contacting Dark Horse via hello@darkhorsetheatre.co.uk


Great North Run, 2018

This September our staff and Dark Horse actor Paul Wilson tackled the 13.1 mile course from Newcastle to South Shields for the 2018 Great North Run. You can see Paul’s ‘Local Hero’s’ interview here https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=9&v=NITE84hf0L8 Thanks to your generosity we raised over £3000


Great North Run 2019

This September, #teamorange are taking on the Great North Run once more.

This time the runners are being lead by student actor Firielle who is training extremely hard whilst on holiday in Palestine.

You can sponsor Firielle and the rest of Team Orange, any and all donations are greatly appreciated and go towards professional ALRA-validated actor training and radical theatre making.



Watch this space for further events that you can be involved in!

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