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At the heart of Shakespeare's Globe is its family of Friends and Patrons. Over the past 25 years the Friends have supported and shared Sam Wanamaker's dream, from the rebuilding of the theatre itself and celebrated productions to its ambitious education and community projects.

To discuss membership packages, please contact:

Friends & Patrons office
Telephone:
+44 (0)20 7902 5970
Email:
friends@shakespearesglobe.com
 

Please Note:

Applications for Friends & Patrons memberships received after 4.30pm on a weekday or at any time over a weekend will be processed on the next working day.  

Priority Booking for the Globe Theatre Season, Arms & the Man, has closed and Public Booking is open.  For all ticket enquiries, please contact the Globe Box Office. The next Priority Booking period will be later this year for the autumn/winter 2014/15 Sam Wanamaker Playhouse Season.  

FRIEND

UK Individual £50 (Concession £45); UK Joint £60 (Concession £55)
Concessions for under 26, over 65 and Southwark Residents

UK Family £62 (up to five children and adults living at the same address)

Europe £59 (including Russia and Turkey); Worldwide £64

Note: Join or renew by Direct Debit and receive a £3 discount on the above packages.

  • Priority Booking for Globe Theatre performances (usually January/February for that year’s summer performances)
    • Up to nine tickets per performance date for Individual and Individual Concession Friends and 18 tickets for Joint, Joint Concession, Europe, Worldwide and Family Friends.
  • Priority Booking for the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse performances (usually April/May for the following autumn/winter performances)
    • Up to 4 tickets per performance date for Individuals, Individual Concession, Joint, Joint Concession, Europe and Worldwide Friends and 5 tickets for Family Friends.
  • Free admission to the Globe Exhibition & Theatre Tour
  • Invitations to exclusive Friends Events and cultural visits
  • Three mailings per year with details of the upcoming seasons, the Globe magazine, Around the Globe, and the Friends & Patrons Newsletter, Cuesheet.
  • Concessionary rates to selected Globe Education Events
  • Free ticket exchange available up to four weeks before performance booked (subject to availability and only one exchange)
  • Email service with last minute offers and news.

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BEST FRIEND

Individual  £145; Joint £195

All the benefits of the Friends PLUS:

  • Access, via the Friends & Patrons office, to best category tickets up to approx. four weeks before a performance (subject to availability)
    • Globe Theatre bookings will be limited to four tickets per performance per Patron
    • Sam Wanamaker Playhouse bookings will be limited to two tickets per performance per Patron.
  • Invitation to special Theatre Season Preview event
  • Acknowledgement in a programme of your choice from both the Globe Theatre and the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse seasons.


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COURTIER

£500

All the benefits of the Best Friends PLUS:

  • Access, via the Friends & Patrons office, to best category tickets up to approx. three weeks before a performance (subject to availability)
    • Globe Theatre bookings will be limited to four tickets per performance per Patron
    • Sam Wanamaker Playhouse bookings will be limited to two tickets per performance per Patron
  • Personalised booking for Globe Theatre and the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse performances
  • Acknowledgement in all theatre programmes from the Globe Theatre and the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse performances 
  • Special bespoke tours of the Globe, depending on specific interests, upon request
  • Free admission to Globe Education Fellowship Lectures


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NOBLE

£1001

All the benefits of the Courtiers PLUS:

  • Access, via the Friends & Patrons office, to best category tickets up to 48 hours before a performance (subject to availability)
  •  
    • Globe Theatre bookings will be limited to four tickets per performance per Patron
    • Sam Wanamaker Playhouse bookings will be limited to two tickets per performance per Patron.
  • Two complimentary Gentlemen’s Rooms tickets for one press night from the Globe Theatre season
  • Acknowledgement in the Main Foyer
  • Special behind the scenes events
  • Signed theatre programmes from both the Globe Theatre and the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse seasons.
  • Invitations to Globe Research Seminars
  • Invitations to talks by Globe Directors of Theatre, Education and Exhibition
  • Synopsis of each play in the Globe Theatre and the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse seasons sent in advance


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DIRECTOR'S CIRCLE

£5000

All the benefits of the Noble PLUS:

  • Two complimentary Gentlemen’s Rooms tickets for a second press night from the Globe Theatre season.
  • Invitation for you and your family to meet members of our executive team over afternoon tea or dinner. The team includes our Artistic Director and Chief Executive.

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LITERARY FRIENDS

UK £17; Overseas £24

  • Receive three editions of the theatre's magazine Around the Globe over the next 12 months.
  • Email service for news related to the Globe Editions and publications.

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NOT FOR PROFIT GROUPS & ASSOCIATIONS
SCHOOLS, COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES

We have a membership to suit all types of Educational establishments and other groups needing to book large numbers of tickets. To discuss the option most suited to your requirements please contact:

Friends & Patrons office 
Telephone: +44 (0) 20 7902 5970 
Email: friends@shakespearesglobe.com