Derby Theatre Friends - Higher Levels

Become a Friend of Derby Theatre to receive priority booking, fantastic discounts on performances, and much more. 

No matter which level you join us at, you’ve got a Friend in Derby Theatre. Join us to celebrate the amazing things we’ve done together – and the amazing things we will do.

See more, laugh more, feel more. Enjoy more as a Friend of Derby Theatre. 

As a higher level Friend, your impact on young people in Derbyshire is incredible. You could be buying a theatre ticket for as many as 200 children in a single year through our Derby Theatre Children's Appeal.

Download the Higher Level Brochure

View the Terms and Conditions of our Friends Membership

Derby Theatre - Good Friend

 

Good Friend

Be our guest at special events twice a year. We’ll pour you a glass of fizz to thank you for being a Good Friend! 

For the rest of the year, you’ll enjoy 10% off all things delicious at our bar and Theatre Café, so you can indulge your taste buds every time you visit.

Your membership also includes priority booking and discounted performances, and if you need to exchange a ticket, it’s absolutely free. 

Your annual Good Friend payment includes a voluntary donation of £70 to the Derby Theatre Children’s Appeal,* so you can help us bring world-class theatre to Derbyshire’s young people.

Treat yourself to the ultimate theatre experience. Join today!

 

Good Friend Rewards

Huge savings on previews, press nights
and other selected performances (up to 6 tickets)

Priority booking 
Priority booking for selected participation events
2 annual special events with a free drink
10% Bar discount
10% Theatre Café discount
Free programmes for Derby Theatre productions
Free ticket exchange
No post charges
Family Newsletter subscription
Cast meet 'n' greets and
programme signings at selected family events
Opportunities for photographs on the set of shows
£70 contribution to Children's Appeal

 

Payment Method

Price

Monthly Direct Debit £7.50
Annual Direct Debit  £90
Annual  £100

 

The easiest way to join is is to pay by direct debit by downloading and completing a joining form. All you need to do then is pop it into our Box Office or post it in a Freepost envelope to Derby Theatre.

Become a Good Friend

Want to get even closer? Become a Special Friend! Find out more below...


 

Derby Theatre - Special Friend

Special Friend

Let our experts guide you into the heart of Derby Theatre. See how the magic is created with an exclusive masterclass every year and tours of our stunning sets.

Celebrate with us at two annual special events, where we’ll have a glass of fizz waiting for you. In the meantime, we’ll give you 10% off everything at our bar and Theatre Café. With super priority booking and special prices for performances, you’ll be on our guest list all year round. 

Your annual Special Friend payment includes a voluntary donation of £200 to the Derby Theatre Children’s Appeal,* so you can help us bring world-class theatre to Derbyshire’s young people.

 

Special Friend Rewards

Special Friends enjoy all of the rewards included in
the Good Friend membership including discounts, PLUS...
Tours of working sets
Masterclass with theatre specialist
Super priority booking (up to 10 days before public release)
£200 contribution to Children's Appeal

 

Payment Method

Price

Monthly Direct Debit £20
Annual Direct Debit £240
Annual £260

 

The easiest way to join is is to pay by direct debit by downloading and completing a joining form. All you need to do then is pop it into our Box Office or post it in a Freepost envelope to Derby Theatre.

Become a Special Friend

Do you want your membership to mean even more? Become a superhero as one of our Best Friends. Keep reading to find out more...


 

Derby Theatre - Best Friend - Gold Patron

Best Friends - Gold Patron

Every Friend of Derby Theatre is special, but our Best Friends are family to us.

To show you how much your support means to us, we want to share our most exciting moments with you. Together, we’ll celebrate the extraordinary things you have helped us achieve. Join us for a glass of fizz at two annual events – and turn every trip to the theatre into a special event, with concierge drinks service during the interval. In recognition of your invaluable contribution to our theatre and the people we work with, we’ll acknowledge your generosity on our website. 

Go behind the curtain with our expert team. We’ll let you in on our secrets on tours of our working sets and invite you to a masterclass with a theatre specialist. 

With free ticket exchange, super advance booking, and a concierge booking phone-line, you’ll never miss a beat.

Add a 10% discount in our bar and Theatre Café and you have a bespoke and unforgettable theatre experience.

Your annual Best Friend: Gold payment includes a voluntary donation of £500 to the Derby Theatre Children’s Appeal,* so you can help us bring world-class theatre to Derbyshire’s young people.

Take your theatre experience to the next level. Join today!

 

Gold Patron Rewards

Gold Patrons will enjoy all the rewards included in
the Good Friend and Special Friend memberships, PLUS...
Recognition on Derby Theatre website
Concierge ticket phone line
Concierge drink service
Meet the cast of every Derby Theatre production
£500 contribution to Children's Appeal

 

Payment Method 

Price

Monthly Direct Debit £50
Annual Direct Debit £600
Annual £650

The easiest way to join is to pay direct debit by downloading and completing this joining form. All you need to do then is pop it into our Box Office or post it in a Freepost envelope to Derby Theatre. 

 

Become a Gold Patron

 


 

Derby Theatre - Best Friend - Diamond Patron

Best Friends - Diamond Patron

Be in the room where it happens.

As a Diamond Patron, let us add some sparkle to your evening. Experience the thrill of the dress rehearsal, receive personal copies of signed scripts** and enjoy exclusive opportunities to meet our talented casts.

We’ll acknowledge your name in our programmes, as well as on the website, to thank you for your generosity.

You’ll always be top of the guest list for our backstage tours, professional masterclasses and special events. Make yourself at home with concierge drinks service during the interval, and enjoy all the delicious treats at our bar and Theatre Café at 10% off.

Your annual Best Friend: Diamond Patron payment includes a voluntary donation of £1,000 to the Derby Theatre Children’s Appeal,* so you can help us bring world-class theatre to Derbyshire’s young people.

Celebrate with us. Relax with us. You’ve earned it. Join today!

 

Diamond Patron Rewards

Diamond Patrons will enjoy all of the rewards included in
the Good Friend, Special Friend and Gold Patron memberships, PLUS...

Recognition in programmes
Invitation to dress rehearsal
Signed copies of scripts
£1000 contribution to Children's Appeal

 

Payment Method

Price

Monthly Direct Debit £100
Annual Direct Debit £1,200
Annual £1,300

The easiest way to join is to pay by direct debit by downloading and completing this joining form. All you need to do then is pop it into our Box Office or post it in a Freepost envelope to Derby Theatre.

 

Become a Diamond Patron

 


 

Derby Theatre - Best Friend - Platinum Patron

 

Best Friends - Platinum Patrons

This is your theatre, so we think it should have your name on it.

As a token of our thanks, we’ll acknowledge your name in our building, on our website and in all of our programmes and brochures. We’ll also invite you to dinner with our Artistic Director and Chair of Trustees.

There’ll be an exclusive seat waiting for you at dress rehearsals – and a free parking space for you at every show. 

You’ll meet every exceptional cast of Derby Theatre’s productions, receive personal signed scripts, and join us for special events. We’ll guide you through many key step of the theatre-making process and the people that make it happen.

Your annual Best Friend: Platinum Patron payment includes a voluntary donation of £2,000 to the Derby Theatre Children’s Appeal,* so you can help us bring world-class theatre to Derbyshire’s young people.

We’re raising the curtain on a new chapter for Derby Theatre. You’re in the front row. Join today!

 

Platinum Patron Rewards

Platinum Patrons will enjoy all of our rewards
including those in all previous membership levels, PLUS...
Recognition in brochures
Recognition in the venue
Dinner with Artistic Director & Chair
Free parking
£2000 contribution to Children's Appeal

 

Payment Method

Price

Monthly Direct Debit £200
Annual Direct Debit £2,400
Annual £2,600

The easiest way to join is to pay by direct debit by downloading and completing this joining form. All you need to do then is pop it into our Box Office or post it in a Freepost envelope to Derby Theatre. 

Become a Platinum Patron

 


 

Derby Theatre Children's Appeal

Children's Appeal

Thank you for helping us support young people in Derbyshire through our Children's Appeal.

Find out more about how you're helping give the gift of theatre

*We do hope you will support us to give the gift of theatre to young people in Derbyshire with fewer opportunities, but you can still become a Friend without donating. Call 01332 593997.

View the Terms and Conditions of our Friends Membership