Double the value of your donation via The Big Give online matched funding 27 Nov to 4 Dec

We’re very excited to let you know that Orchestra of St John’s has been selected to participate in the Big Give Christmas Challenge 2018, the UK’s largest match funding campaign. Double your online donation. Opens 27 Nov. Closes 4 Dec.

Donations to this project will be matched for 7 days from 12pm on 27th November, #GivingTuesday to 4 December. One donation, twice the impact.  More Info Here

We will be raising money for our project, ‘Displaced Voices’ and for our community work with the Afghan National Institute of Music.

What happens during the Christmas Challenge?

Donations made to our project via will be doubled during the campaign. If you would like to support our work this year, we highly recommend doing so during the Christmas Challenge when your donation will be doubled and make even more of a difference to us.

What do I need to do?

  • Add a calendar reminder to your diary for 12noon on 27th November including this link When on the website, search for Orchestra of St John’s ‘Displaced Voices’ 29416
  • Have your credit card details ready when you make your donation.

Please note you must not pre-fill your details prior to 12noon. A clear message will be displayed to indicate when the Challenge has started and when your donation will be doubled.

You can read more about how to donate in the Christmas Challenge at If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to get in touch with us at

If you intend to make a large donation, it would be useful to know in advance. Please call Simon Payne.

Finally, please pass on this message to anyone who you think might be interested in supporting us and having their donation doubled.

Many thanks in advance,

Simon Payne for Orchestra of St John’s

07775 904626