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Memberships

At the heart of Shakespeare’s Globe is its Members.

Get to the heart of the drama

For over 30 years, Members have shared Sam Wanamaker’s 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

Already a Member? Renew today

Friend

UK £50
International  £75

Best Friend

£200

Patron Membership

 

US Patrons

 

Exclusive Priority Booking for the Globe and Sam Wanamaker Playhouse seasons

Free Admission to our Theatre tour

Free ticket exchange available up to four weeks before your booking

Access to our Heaven to Hell backstage tours

Discounts on tickets to Globe Education events

Globe Magazine (three times per year)

10% discount to enjoy in the Globe shop and in the Swan Restaurant on food and drink

Email updates including offers, news and special events

All the benefits of being a Friend

Access to tickets for sold out performances up until four weeks before performances*

Free Admission to our Theatre tour for two people

Advance Priority Booking for the Globe Theatre season

Invitations to Season Insight events with the Artistic Director

Acknowledgement of your support in a programme

Supporting our charitable work

 

Interested in offering a greater level of support to the Globe?

As well as supporting the work we do off stage, Patrons receive a complimentary programme each time they visit and access to tickets for sold out performances up until 48 hours before performances.

 

 

 

 

 

US Patrons will enjoy the benefit of personalized assistance when booking tickets for Shakespeare’s Globe events or productions.  When in London, the UK team will be delighted to personally welcome you to Shakespeare’s Globe and thank you for your patronage and support.

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Join by Direct Debit

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Join by Direct Debit

Patron levels

US Patron levels 

Patron Membership

Interested in offering a greater level of support to the Globe?

As well as supporting the work we do off stage, Patrons receive a complimentary programme each time they visit and access to tickets for sold out performances up until 48 hours before performances.

Scribe’s Circle

£500

Illustrator’s Circle

£1,250

Printer’s Circle

£2,500

First Folio Circle

£5,000

In addition to benefits offered to Best Friends:

Personalised booking via the Membership Office

Access to tickets for sold out performances up until three weeks before performances*

Advance Priority Booking for all theatre seasons

Acknowledgement in all Globe programmes

Complimentary programme for every performance attended

In addition to benefits offered to Scribe’s Circle Members:

Access to tickets for sold out performances up to 48 hours before  performances*

Invitations to special Patrons events including pre-show drinks receptions around a production

Acknowledgement of your support in the foyer

 

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

Invitations to Creative Insight events, meeting the creative teams behind our productions

Invitations to overseas events and be part of the Globe’s presence on the international scene

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

Tickets for Press Night performances and post-show party in the Globe during the summer season

Dress Rehearsal Invitations in the Globe and Sam Wanamaker Playhouse

Opportunity to meet our leadership team over afternoon tea or dinner

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Join by Direct Debit

Join now

Join by Direct Debit

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Join by Direct Debit

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Join by Direct Debit

*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.

**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.

Group Membership Terms and Conditions

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.
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

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.