Name: Nelly Buckman
Location: Melbourne, Australia.
Been a fan since: 1977.
Favourite Sting song: 'Sacred Love'.
Favourite Police song: 'Don't Stand so Close to Me'.
Favourite Sting album: 'The Soul Cages'.
Favourite Police album: 'Synchronicity'.
Most memorable concert: Live in Berlin.
Other favourite bands: Eurythmics, Pink Floyd, The Doors, Creedence Clearwater Revival.
In your own words: I have been an adoring fan of Sting for 45 years!!! Without knowing this, Sting's songs have helped me through troubled times at various stages during my life. Like a fine wine, Sting is ageless!!! Sting's beautiful lyrics and voice give me comfort and soothe my soul.
Over the years the Fan Club has held several exclusive events and amazing opportunities for its members. These have ranged from tickets for TV and radio performances to full concerts. Below are just some of the highlights...
Fan Club members were invited to an exclusive "57th & 9th" album release party concert
at New York's Irving Plaza in November 2016.
Twenty Fan Club members and their guests were invited to attend the opening night performance of "The Last Ship" at the Neil Simon Theatre on Broadway in October 2014.
Well over a hundred Fan Club members were invited to attend a special "birthday" performance of The Last Ship material at New York's Public Theater on 2 October 2013.
Fan Club members were invited to attend some development performances of "The Last Ship" at the Live Theatre in Newcastle in February 2012.
Fan Club members were invited to a dress rehearsal concert ahead of Sting's European Symphonicity Tour at the Apollo Theatre in New York in April 2011.
Fan Club members attended the soundcheck and concert that was filmed for the 'Symphonicity' DVD at O2 World in Berlin in September 2010.
Fan Club members attended the filming of Sting's 'If On A Winter's Night...' DVD at Durham Cathedral in September 2009.
Sting and The Police Fan Club members attended a recording of Spectacle: Elvis Costello with The Police recorded at the Apollo Theatre in New York in August 2008.
Sting and The Police Fan Club members attended a special dress rehearsal concert ahead of the opening night of The Police's world breaking Reunion Tour at GM Place in Vancouver in May 2007.
Fan Club members attended a special dress rehearsal concert ahead of the recording of Sting's 'The Journey & The Labyrinth' DVD at LSO St Lukes in London in October 2006.
Fan Club members attended a special radio concert hosted by Radio France during the Songs from the Labyrinth tour at the Salle Olivier Messiaen in Paris in October 2006.
Sting invited Fan Club members to attend an exclusive club show on the Broken Music tour at Irving Plaza in New York in May 2005.
Fan Club members attended a dress rehearsal concert ahead of the opening night of the Broken Music tour at the Roxy Club in Los Angeles in March 2005.
In January 2004, fan club members attended a dress rehearsal concert ahead of the opening night of the Sacred Love tour at the James L Knight Centre in Miami.
In September 2003, Sting invited Fan Club members to an exclusive concert at the Olympia in Paris, where he previewed songs off his 'Sacred Love' album.
In September 2001, Fan Club members were invited to Sting's home near Florence to attend the recording/filming of the '...All This Time' CD and DVD.