Join the Omega group

garsingtonThe Omega Group

Charleston’s donor circle, The Omega Group, gives individuals, couples and companies the opportunity to support Charleston and to enjoy some excellent benefits throughout the year, including free Festival tickets and exclusive visits to museums, galleries and private collections.

Omega Group benefits:

By joining Omega, members can expect to enjoy:

  • Free entry to the House and Garden at Charleston throughout our open season (March until October)
  • The opportunity to entertain up to six guests for lunch in the House Kitchen at Charleston
  • The opportunity to invite up to eight guests for a private, out-of-hours, tour of Charleston with the Curator
  • Four complimentary tickets for the Charleston Festival in May
  • Two complimentary tickets for Small Wonder, the short story festival, in September
  • Invitations to at least five exclusive events each year, just for The Omega Group, including behind the scenes visits to other museums or collections of interest

Omega Group exclusive events for 2016:

We are very pleased to announce the schedule for this year’s Omega Group events. As ever, we aim to offer members the opportunity to visit and learn about relevant exhibitions, collections and private homes, which we hope you will find of interest

  • Piano recital, lunch and tour of the Kowitz’s private collection at Fairlight Hall, East Sussex
  • Private Curator’s tour of the current Lee Miller: A Women at War exhibition, Imperial War Museum, London
  • Lunch and auction preview of Sotheby’s Made in Britain exhibition, London
  • 27th Charleston Festival, Friday 20th– Monday 30th May 2016
  • David Herbert’s Curator’s tour of Bloomsbury Rooms exhibition, Victoria Art Museum, Bath
  • Private visit to Hauser & Wirth Somerset
  • Personal tour and lunch at Sarah Raven’s Garden at Perch Hill, East Sussex
  • Small Wonder, the short story festival, Wednesday 28th September to Sunday 2nd October 2016

Where possible, the Omega Group enjoys these visits out of public opening hours and with the added benefit of the relevant Director or Curator as our guide for the occasion.


Single membership- £550

Joint membership- £995

For more information please contact Eleanor Crawforth on 01323 815161 or


Photo Grace Towner © Omega Group at Garsington Manor