Membership FAQ

What are the benefits of being a Member of the Glyndebourne Festival Society?

Members of Glyndebourne Festival Society receive the following benefits:

  • Priority booking for Festival tickets
  • Advance information about the Glyndebourne Festival, the Glyndebourne shop, concerts and special events
  • A complimentary Festival Programme book

How can I become a Member of the Glyndebourne Festival Society?

By applying to Associate Membership – the waiting list for Festival Society Membership.

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What are the benefits of Associate Membership?

In addition to joining the waiting list for Membership of the Festival Society, Associate Members receive second priority booking for Festival tickets immediately after Festival Society Members. They also receive advance information about the Festival and regular newsletters.

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Can I hold my Membership or Associate Membership jointly with my spouse/partner?

Memberships can be held jointly between partners or spouses. If you wish to add your partner’s name to your Membership or Associate Membership please send a written request by email to membership@glyndebourne.com

Can I pass my Membership down to my children?

We regret that as we have a waiting list for Membership, Memberships cannot be passed to anyone other than a spouse or partner. Memberships cannot be inherited by children or grandchildren.

Can I Gift Aid my subscription to the Glyndebourne Festival Society?

Yes! Glyndebourne is currently entitled to claim 25p from HM Revenue and Customs for each £1 of your subscription.

For information about eligibility to Gift Aid and to download a Gift Aid declaration please see Tax efficient giving.

Can I pay my subscription by Direct Debit?

Yes. For Festival Society Members, Associate Members, Glyndebourne Tour Supporters, Direct Debit offers you the security of knowing that your subscription will be automatically renewed each year.

To set up a Direct Debit simply download and complete our Direct Debit mandate (pdf) from our Downloads page and return it to:

Karen McCarthy, Operations Co-ordinator
Membership and Development
Glyndebourne
Lewes
East Sussex
BN8 5UU

Unfortunately we are unable to set up Direct Debits by phone or fax.

How do I change a Membership address or provide new contact details?

We ask Members and Associate Members to contact us in writing to update their contact details, either by email addressed to membership@glyndebourne.com or by post to:

Charlotte Snee, Membership Co-ordinator
Membership and Development
Glyndebourne
Lewes
East Sussex
BN8 5UU