Support Us

Applause is a charity, and we need your support. Together we can continue to put live arts at the heart of rural communities across Kent and Sussex.

Did you know?


people saw an Applause performance last year


different locations in Kent and Sussex


different events

working with

different artists and performing companies

Applause subsidised each performance by on average


keeping ticket prices low

“Superb! Entertaining and thought provoking. Wonderful to have this sort of performance in my home village – more please!”

Audience Member

“This event allowed a large number of local people to access drama and introduced many new faces to the village and the village hall, all of whom were very positive about the experience.”

Volunteer Promoter

“Without the support of the wonderful team at Applause we could never have done this…thank you so much. Applause is brilliant!”

Volunteer Promoter


Help Applause to continue to offer high quality professional arts experiences in rural areas in Kent and Sussex. A donation, however large or small, will allow us to make a big difference to communities.

Or to give just £3 simply text APPL001 to 70331
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