Join the 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.

It is perfect for those looking to increase their giving and to become more involved with Charleston and the UK arts calendar. These exclusive invitations include curator’s tours, visits to private collections and access to one-off Bloomsbury related events.

Benefits of Joining The Omega Group

By joining Omega, members can expect to enjoy:

  • Free entry to the House and Garden at Charleston throughout the year
  • 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 or one of our experienced guides
  • Four complimentary tickets for the Charleston Festival in May
  • 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 Events in 2018/2019

  • Private tour of the ING collection, February 2018
  • Lunch and private tour of Sotheby’s Made in Britain exhibition, March 2018
  • Private tour of the Virginia Woolf exhibition, Pallant House, July 2018
  • Small Wonder, the short story festival, 28 – 30 September 2018
  • Curator’s tour of Modern Couples: Art, Intimacy and the Avant-garde, Barbican, October 2018
  • Private view of In Colour – Sickert to Riley and Philip Hughes – Land, Charleston, 8 March 2019
  • Music and Word – the launch of a new music programme with acclaimed pianist Melvyn Tan, Charleston, 6 April 2019
  • The Charleston Festival, 17 – 27 May 2019
  • Private tour of the Deutsche Bank collection, 24 June 2019
  • Festival of the Garden, Charleston, 13-14 July 2019
  • Private tour of the Duncan Grant Collection, St Peter’s College, Oxford – date to be confirmed


We have a range of subscription types to suit you:

  • Individual – The perfect way to meet new people with a shared interest in Bloomsbury
  • Joint – For two named members
  • Plus One – Bring a guest of your choice to each event

Join The Omega Group

Join The Omega Group by Annual Direct Debit

Join The Omega Group by Monthly Direct Debit

We can also offer a Corporate membership which is the perfect way to entertain clients or colleagues and support The Charleston Trust at the same time. Please contact us for more details.

Duncan Grant's Studio with bust of Vanessa Bell - Image Copyright Penelope Fewster

Duncan Grant’s Studio with bust of Vanessa Bell – Image Copyright Penelope Fewster

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