Membership and Support

Associate Membership

Become a Member and join the celebrations in Festival 2022

Members secure three quarters of Festival tickets through priority booking. Become a Member for the widest choice of tickets and enjoy more of the opera you love.

As we celebrate the 70th anniversary of Glyndebourne Membership, the support of our Members and donors has never been more important – ensuring that opera at Glyndebourne can be enjoyed, now and for generations to come.

Be a part of our future and join a society of generous individuals who share a passion for opera.


Membership benefits

  • Priority access to Festival tickets immediately after full Festival Society Members
  • £300 credit to spend on Festival 2022 tickets
  • Regular Member-insights and events, and a host of other benefits and offers.

In your first year you’ll receive a personal invitation to a new member reception, 25% off dining in Middle and Over restaurant and a complimentary Programme Book.

You’ll be promoted to full Festival Society Membership approximately 10-12 years after joining Associate Membership.


How much does Membership cost?

A ONE-OFF £500 JOINING FEE – contributing to the cost of staging opera at Glyndebourne.

+ ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP RENEWAL – currently £83
Also payable in advance for 10 years or for life.

Associate Members must be 18 years old or over. See our full terms and conditions.
You can also browse our Associate Membership FAQ for more details.

You don’t need to be referred or nominated to join but if an existing Member introduced you, be sure to enter their Membership number so we can thank them.

See below for Gift Memberships.


Application deadline

Applications for Associate Membership close on 31 January 2022
Secure your Associate Membership before the end of October 2021 to make the most of your benefits.


gift Membership

A Glyndebourne Membership makes a wonderful gift. When buying a Gift Associate Membership online please log in to your own account or register an account in your name. We’ll send a gift pack to your address to pass along to your gift recipient who must be aged 18 or over.

Want to make the gift extra special?
You can choose to add to your gift by prepaying annual payments to cover the first 10 years of membership, or for life. To include pre payment of the annual membership renewal or a gift voucher for tickets please call +44 (0)1273 815 400


Introduce a friend

A scheme for existing members

Current Members will receive a £100 gift voucher for every new Associate Member introduced in 2021. The new Associate Member must enter your Membership number at the time of purchase.

Current Members who buy a gift membership will be automatically recognised and rewarded.


Video: Christopher Purves and Allan Clayton talk about how important members are to our future

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