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Get to the heart of the drama

At the heart of Shakespeares Globe is its Members. For over 30 years, Members have shared Sam Wanamakers dream to rebuild the theatre and supported our celebrated productions, and ambitious education and community projects. Find out about the different membership types and levels below.

Membership Office
Email: friends@shakespearesglobe.com
Telephone: 020 7902 5970

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Friend

UK Friend £50
International Friend £75

 

  • Exclusive Friend Priority Booking for both theatre seasons*  
  • Free admission to the Exhibition & Theatre Tour 
  • Free ticket exchange available up to four weeks before booked performance subject to availability
  • Invitation to Heaven to Hell backstage tour exclusive to Friends 
  • Concessionary Friend rates to our extensive Globe Events programme 
  • Globe Magazine mailing (three per year)
  • 10% discount to enjoy in the Globe shop and in the Swan Restaurant on food and drink 
  • Email bulletins of events, offers and news

 

UK:
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*Ticket allowances apply. During Globe Theatre Priority Booking: up to nine tickets per performance date for all Friends. During Sam Wanamaker Playhouse Priority Booking: up to four tickets per performance date for all Friends.

Best Friend

Best Friend £200

 

All the benefits of being a Friend, plus

  • Access to sold out performances and house seats up to approx. four weeks before a performance
  • Advance Priority Booking for the Globe Theatre season
  • Invitations to Season Insight events with the Artistic Director
  • Additional guest admission to the Exhibition & Theatre Tour
  • Acknowledgement in a programme of your choice from the summer and winter seasons
  • Supporting our charitable mission

 

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The benefits of this membership are valued at £75 and the additional amount is a vital donation which will enable the Globe to continue to achieve its charitable mission. If you wish to purchase the benefits only, contact the Membership Office.

Scribe’s Circle

£500

 

All the benefits of being a Best Friend, plus

  • Personalised booking via the Membership Office
  • Access to sold out performances and house seats up to approx. three weeks before a performance
  • Advance Priority Booking for all theatre seasons
  • Acknowledgement in all Globe programmes
  • A complimentary programme for every performance attended

 

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The benefits of this membership are valued at £99 and the additional amount is a vital donation which will enable the Globe to continue to achieve its charitable mission. If you wish to purchase the benefits only, contact the Membership Office.

Illustrator’s Circle

£1250

 

All the benefits of being a Scribe’s Circle member, plus

  • Access to sold out performances and house seats up to 48 hours before a performance 
  • Invitation to special Patrons events including pre-show drinks receptions around a production in the Globe or Sam Wanamaker Playhouse (4 per year)
  • Acknowledgement of your support in the foyer

 

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The benefits of this membership are valued at £219 and the additional amount is a vital donation which will enable the Globe to continue to achieve its charitable mission. If you wish to purchase the benefits only, contact the Membership Office.

Printer’s Circle

£2500

 

 All the benefits of being an Illustrator’s Circle member, plus

  • Invitations to exclusive Creative Insight events, meeting the behind-the-scenes creative teams behind our productions
  • Invitations to overseas Shakespeare’s Globe events and be part of the Globe’s presence on the international scene

 

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The benefits of this membership are valued at £249 and the additional amount is a vital donation which will enable the Globe to continue to achieve its charitable mission. If you wish to purchase the benefits only, contact the Membership Office.

First Folio Circle

£5000

 

All the benefits of being a Printer’s Circle member, plus

  • Invitation for two to attend our exclusive press night performances and post-show party in the Globe during the summer season
  • Opportunity to attend dress rehearsals in the Globe and Sam Wanamaker Playhouse
  • Opportunity to meet members of our leadership team over afternoon tea or dinner

 

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The benefits of this membership are valued at £421 and the additional amount is a vital donation which will enable the Globe to continue to achieve its charitable mission. If you wish to purchase the benefits only, contact the Membership Office.

Literary Friends

UK £20 | Overseas £30

 

  • Receive three editions of Globe magazine over the next 12 months
  • Email service for news related to Globe editions and other publications


UK:
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Group

£80

 

  • Group Friends can purchase, during the Globe Theatre Priority Booking period, up to 75 tickets over the season, but no more than 30 tickets for any single performance date (subject to availability).
  • Group Friends can purchase, during the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse Priority Booking period, up to 22 tickets over the season; but no more than 11 tickets for any single performance date (subject to availability).NB. Please note that a maximum of nine tickets can be booked at a time via our website. Larger bookings will need to be booked via the Group Bookings Department.
  • Free admission to the Exhibition & Theatre Tour for the group leader and a £2 discount for up to 30 members of the group
  • Group Booking Discounts Group Friends receive one free ticket for every 11 tickets booked (buy 11 pay for 10) for both the Globe Theatre and the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse. Shakespeare’s Globe currently offers £3 discounts for under 18’s on all seated tickets for both theatres
  • Globe Magazine mailing (three per year)
  • 10% discount to enjoy in the Globe shop and in the Swan Restaurant on food and drink (only to be used by the Group Leader)
  • Email bulletins of events, offers and news

NB. We only offer this membership to Groups based in the UK

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Education

UK £80
International £105

 

  • Access to sold out performances and house seats up to approx. four weeks before a performance
  • Priority Booking for both seasons
  • Education Friends can purchase, during the Globe Theatre Priority Booking period, up to 66 tickets for any single performance date (subject to availability). If you would like to bring more than 66 students/teachers you will need to organise trips on multiple dates
  • Education Friends can purchase, during the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse Priority Booking period, up to 11 tickets per performance date (subject to availability). If you would like to bring more than 11 students/teachers you will need to organise trips on multiple dates NB. Please note that all school bookings must be done with our Group Bookings department.
  • Group Booking Discounts: Education Friends receive one free ticket for every 11 seated tickets booked (buy 11 pay for 10) for the Globe Theatre and on Thursday matinees only for the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse. Shakespeare’s Globe currently offers £3 discounts for under 18’s on all seated tickets for both theatres.
  • Payment by Invoice: Exclusively for Education Friends, payment for tickets reserved during Priority Booking can be delayed until a later date, allowing you to confirm their numbers before payment is due.
  • Access to the Globe Education Programme: Globe Education offers workshops and lectures to students of all ages, from KS2 to undergraduate level, on the play of your choice as well as training days for teachers.
  • Globe Magazine mailing (three per year)
  • Email bulletins of events, offers and news

 

UK:
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International:
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Terms and Conditions

Memberships are non-refundable. In the event that you sign-up to pay for your membership via Direct Debit and then fail to pay for your membership, any tickets booked during Priority Booking periods which fall within the duration of your membership will be cancelled and refunded. All Membership benefits are subject to availability and/or change. It is the Members responsibility to contact the Membership Office in the event their Membership benefits or materials have not been provided or delivered. As part of your membership, you will be contacted by us regarding your membership benefits - it is the Member’s responsibility to contact the Membership Office should they wish to not be contacted regarding their Membership.