Joining the Friends

Becoming a Friend is not only about restoring a beautiful old building, it’s about establishing a community and forming lasting relationships.

If you are not already a member, why not join us today?

Please download the leaflet or call in at 3 The Precincts. Alternatively, telephone us on 01227 865292 and we would be happy to send you a leaflet.

  • Membership Benefits
  • Free entry to the Cathedral and its Precincts
  • 10% discount at the Cathedral Shop*
  • 10% discount at the Cathedral Lodge**
  • Twice-yearly Newsletters
  • Annual magazine about the Cathedral
  • Membership from less than £3 per month
  • An invitation to a new member welcome event which will include a private Guided Tour
  • Two months free membership of The Friends of the Marlowe Theatre
*except books and CDs
** some exclusions will apply

Membership Fees

There are a number of types of annual membership available, we also offer Lifetime memberships for a one time fee.

  • Annual Membership
  • Single £25
  • Joint £40
  • Lifetime Membership
  • Single £500
  • Joint £800
  • Single (65 and over) £300
  • Joint (65 and over) £500


If you would like to make a one-time or regular donation to the Friends and the Cathedral you can find more details of how to do so here.