Sir Harry Djanogly
Sir Harry Djanogly (born 1 August 1938) is a British textile manufacturer with a particular interest in Art and Education. In 1936, Harry Djanogly’s family made Nottingham their home where he has sponsored the Djanogly City Academy, the Djanogly Gallery at the University of Nottingham and much more. In 1983 he was awarded Commander of the British Empire and in 1993 he was invested as Knight Batchelor.
Jo Collins MBE, who co-founded the renowned Chickenshed Theatre Company summarizes Harry’s contribution to culture in the UK: "Sir Harry and Lady Djanogly have a genuine desire and passion to use the arts to help make lives better. Their unwavering generosity and guidance has secured the future of many arts organisations and their continued devotion and support has inspired philanthropy from many friends and business associates."