Stoneleigh Instrument Fund

Total raised

from a target of £10,000.00

Total raised (+ Gift Aid)


Offline total


In December last year, Dan Shilladay, our Assistant Conductor and keen cyclist offered to take part in the 2018 Prudential Ride London-Surrey 100 to raise money for the Orchestra.

This iconic event,  based on the 2012 Olympic road race, takes riders along a 100 mile route from the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, through the City and out to Surrey. It includes testing ascents of both Leith Hill and Box Hill before a return to London and a finish on the Mall.  

Dan has been joined by 7 more cyclists from the Stoneleigh community to make two Peloton Relay Teams to take part in the event.   

They'll be riding to raise money to enable us to purchase some key, much needed instruments for the Orchestra. Our first priority is to fill some gaps in our percussion section.  Currently, we hire instruments we do not own, and they are delivered on the day of the concert.  Buying some of these instruments will not only save the orchestra money, but also allow our young musicians to play these instruments at weekly rehearsals and sectionals, giving the players the opportunity to develop their skills, and enhancing the musical experience for all.  

If we can raise enough money,  we plan to buy some of the 'rarer' and less frequently used instruments in other sections of the orchestra.  This will give many more of our players the chance to learn these instruments. 

Please support Dan and his intrepid team mates, and help us meet our target of £10,000.  



Select the amount you wish to give

£10.00  Will help us complete our set of timpani

£20.00  Will help us buy more percussion

£50.00  Will help us buy some of the rarer woodwind

£100.00  Will support the next generation of musicians

Simon Jones

Total raised:
£2100.00 (excl Gift Aid)

John Leeming

Total raised:
£490.00 (excl Gift Aid)

Mike Nicholls

Total raised:
£325.00 (excl Gift Aid)

Ben See

Total raised:
£750.00 (excl Gift Aid)

Dan Shilladay

Total raised:
£510.00 (excl Gift Aid)

Nicholas Yates

Total raised:
£3095.00 (excl Gift Aid)


Total donations: £2,935.00



£20.00 (+ £5.00 giftaid)

Mackinder family


£120.00 (+ £30.00 giftaid)



£20.00 (+ £5.00 giftaid)

Congratulations . A worthy Cause

The Pavins


£20.00 (+ £5.00 giftaid)

Well done everyone!

Clare and Jerry Wright


£20.00 (+ £5.00 giftaid)

Helen Wharmby


£50.00 (+ £12.50 giftaid)




Peter da Costa


£50.00 (+ £12.50 giftaid)

Sarah Herrick


£20.00 (+ £5.00 giftaid)

Hope it all went well (if a bit on the damp side). You will have cycled past the end of our road!

Kevin Jones


£50.00 (+ £12.50 giftaid)

Wheel it with Elgar!


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