Our Members are our closest friends, whose generous support enables us to programme confidently into the future. Members are central to helping us bring some of the UK’s and world’s most exciting artists to Lakeside, across all art forms, alongside helping us to continuously improve our facilities, and provide a programme of participatory activities, with a large number of free events and exhibitions.
Become a Member today and help support us in our central mission: to share knowledge, nurture talent, skills and enrich lives through creative dialogue and inspirational cultural experiences.
I’m proud to be able to support Lakeside Arts. For the last ten years it’s been a vital part of my family’s lives. We’re very lucky to have this incredible cultural resource on our doorstep with so many brilliant exhibitions, festivals and events”
By way of thanks, delve deeper into our creative and inspiring programme through unique opportunities and events only available to our Members. Rub shoulders with artists, build friendships with like-minded peers and be recognised for your contribution, all whilst getting closer what we do best – and to what you like most.
Please note: due to COVID-19, we are currently unable to deliver many benefits of membership, however the support of our Members is now more crucial than ever. Please contact Tim Rushby, Head of Audience Development and Marketing (details below) for more information.
£300+ per year
or £25+ per month*
- Advanced programme information and priority booking
- Discount card for Lakeside’s cafés and shop
- Opportunity to book for up to two member-only events per annum, where you can meet artists and gain privileged access to Lakeside’s programme
- Complimentary copies of Lakeside’s behind the scenes Members newsletter
- Acknowledgement of generosity on Lakeside’s website and season brochures
- Invitation to the annual members’ Thank You event
- Gold Patron
£600+ per year
or £50+ per month*
All Patron benefits, plus:
- Opportunity to book for up to four member-only events per annum, where you can meet artists and gain privileged access to Lakeside’s programme, plus a guest ticket for one chosen event
- Invitation to our annual September season launch
- Alan Sillitoe Circle
£1000+ per year
or £83.33+ per month*
All Patron and Gold Patron benefits, plus:
- Opportunity to book for up to six member-only events per annum, where you can meet artists and gain privileged access to Lakeside’s programme, plus a guest ticket for two of your chosen events
- Invitation to our annual Circle members dinner, where you can rub shoulders with key University, alumni and public figures, as well as Lakeside’s programmers and artistic team
- Opportunity to support a project, performance or event of particular interest
- D H Lawrence Circle
£2000+ per year
or £166.66+ per month*
All Patron, Gold Patron and Alan Sillitoe Circle benefits, plus:
- Opportunity to book for an unlimited number of member-only events per annum, where you can meet artists and gain privileged access to Lakeside’s programme, plus a guest ticket for three of your chosen events
- Acknowledgement of your generosity on our donor wall (optional)
*Please note that we cannot accept payment by Direct Debit, however donations can be made in instalments.