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Member Open Days

Go behind the scenes: the sights and sounds of Festival 2023.

Bring your friends and family for an unforgettable day behind the scenes as we prepare for Festival 2023.

Meet those working on next summer’s productions and hear extracts of the music in our live performances.

Dates: Thursday 23 February, Friday 24 February and Saturday 25 February
Time: 10.00am – 4.00pm
Tickets: £45.00

For groups of 10+ call +44 (0)1273 815 000 (Monday to Friday, 10.00am – 5.00pm)

You and your guests will enjoy

Behind the scenes Tour

Take a guided tour where you will get the chance to peek behind closed doors, from our dressing rooms and music library to the production hub – home to our costume, props and wigs departments.

The sounds of Festival 2023

A fascinating session led by Chorus Director, Aidan Oliver, guiding you through our Festival 2023 repertoire illustrated with excerpts performed by two Glyndebourne singers.

Meet the team

Your opportunity to meet our creative teams in person – with demonstrations of their skills and a glimpse of what you’ll see on stage in the summer.


We’ll take a break to enjoy lunch in one of our restaurants. You can add a light lunch option when booking your tickets or you are welcome to bring your own.

Light lunch for £9.95 per person
Seasonal soup (v)
Winterdale cheddar scone / freshly baked baguette
Coffee and sweet treat

The open day involves moving around the site on uneven ground – please advise us of any access requirements. Suitable for age 12+.

What to wear

There is no dress code for this event, please wear what whatever you feel comfortable in.

Terms and conditions

Ticket terms and conditions

Please always contact the Box Office with any ticketing queries on +44(0)1273 815000 or by email

Covid-19 ticket policy

Glyndebourne is following See it Safely guidelines. In the event of an audience member testing position for Covid-19 or having to self-isolate please contact the Box Office to discuss your requirements for exchange or Gift Voucher.

Ticket Terms and Conditions for Members Open Days 2023

Open Day tickets and Open Day lunch bookings cannot be refunded except in the event of cancellation of an Open Day by Glyndebourne. In the event of Glyndebourne cancelling an Open Day, a full refund will be made to the original method of payment.

In exceptional circumstances, the Head of Ticketing and Membership services may review if a refund is eligible. All requests must be received in writing or by email.

If you are unable to attend a Member Open Day yourself you are still welcome to use your Member access to book for friends and family.


Subject to availability, tickets may be exchanged for an alternative date. This must be pre-arranged with the Box Office at least 7 days prior to the date of the event. Tickets purchased within 7 days of the event will not be eligible for exchange.

Ticket Credit

If you are unable to exchange your tickets to another Open Day, the credit can be applied to a Glyndebourne gift voucher. This must be pre-arranged with the Box Office at least 7 days prior to the date of the event. Tickets purchased within 7 days of the event will not be eligible for ticket credit.

Image credits: James Bellorini and Sam Stephenson

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