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Join The Friends

Join The Friends

Joining The Friends

Becoming a Friend is not only about restoring a beautiful old building; it’s about being a part of a community and forming lasting relationships. If you are not already a member, why not join us today?

Single MembershipJoint Membership

Alternatively, download the Friends leaflet, call in at 3 The Precincts, or telephone us on 01227 865292.

Membership Benefits

  • Free entry to the Cathedral and its Precincts
  • 10% discount at the Cathedral Shop (except books and CDs
  • 10% discount at the Cathedral Lodge (some exclusions apply)
  • 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
  • Membership Badge

Friends in the US may like to join ‘The Friends of Canterbury Cathedral in the United States’ (FOCCUS) organization which offers Americans an opportunity to play a creative role through discussion, prayer, study, pilgrimage and practical support in both conservation and the facilitating of scholarships to allow students from across the world to study in Canterbury. To learn more, visit FOCCUS’s website.

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 £30
  • Single (under 30) £15
  • Student £10
  • Joint £50
  • Family (2 adults and up to 3 children) £55
  • Family (1 adult and up to 2 children) £40

Lifetime Membership

  • Single £700
  • Joint £1000
  • Single (65 and over) £500
  • Joint (65 and over) £800

Join online:
Single MembershipJoint Membership


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.

Contact us by email, or telephone +44 (0) 1227 865292.

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