Become a Friend of Drum Works and help to engage and inspire hundreds of young people across east London.

Your contribution will go directly towards our core programme, which reaches over 500 young people every week developing creativity, building confidence and encouraging social cohesion. Regular Friends newsletters will let you know the impact of your support and will keep you up-to-date with all of our latest news and events. We’ll also be happy to recognise your support on our website and send you a stylish Drum Works  tote bag as a thank-you for your gift!

Every donation has a real impact for the young people we work with and we welcome your support at any level:


Tier 1 – £4 per month / £40 per year

This will provide a 1:1 mentoring session for a young Assistant, furthering their personal and professional development.


Tier 2 – £15 per month / £180 per year

This will support a young person to be part of Drum Works for a year, attending weekly sessions in school, collaborating with other young people across east London and showcasing their achievements on high-profile performance platforms.


Tier 3 – £25 per month / £300 per year

This will support a young person to progress into Drum Heads Training Band, giving them access to advanced musical sessions and further skills development for a year.


Tier 4 – £50 per month / £600 per year

This will maintain a whole set of drums for a year, allowing over 100 young people to consistently get the most out of their Drum Works sessions.


Tier 5 – £85 per month / £1,000 per year

This will support a half-term of Drum Heads rehearsals, enabling 20 talented young musicians to hone their musical skills and develop their professional practice.


One-off donations

If you would prefer to make a one-off donation to our programme you can select this option on the form below.


How to Join

To join the Friends of Drum Works, please complete the form below.
If you have any questions about your membership, please call us on 020 7382 5261 or email us via the form on our contact us page.

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Friends of Drum Works

Tier 3

Dorothy & David Beer
Anonymous x2

Tier 2

Jenny Beer
Peter Renshaw
Sarah Wall
Anonymous x1

Tier 1

Thomas Hardy
Caroline Harris
Chris & Jane McDouall
Louie Sacarello