Become a member

Become a member

Become a member today and join a community of theatre lovers

By becoming a Member today, you’ll be providing valuable support to help us continue to be creative and serve our community at a time when it’s more important than ever. In return you’ll get great benefits too.

Take a look at the different Memberships we have available; the benefits increase with the membership level so that you can choose the one that is right for you.

Be part of something extraordinary.


Gift Membership

The gift that keeps on giving with benefits for an entire year!  To purchase a Gift Membership for a friend, simply click on the ‘buy gift’ below.

Renewing your membership

If you hold a membership and wish to renew it, please log in to your account before adding the item to your basket.


  • 7 days priority booking*
  • No exchange or cancellation fees
  • No booking fee
  • Advance notification of new seasons of work and invitations to season launch events
  • Access to our exclusive monthly prize draw, The 600 Club
  • Invitations to organised trips to other UK theatres


Would you like your membership to renew annually?

Buy gift

Best Friends

  • Includes all Friends benefits plus:
  • A further 7 days priority booking (14 days in total)*
  • Save an additional 10% on Season Tickets
  • 10% off meals at Lakeside
  • Invitations to exclusive behind the scenes in-person events and digital content

Would you like your membership to renew annually?

Buy gift


  • Includes all Best Friends benefits plus:
  • Invitation to exclusive special events
  • Concierge ticket booking service (access to dedicated booking facilities via email)
  • Acknowledgment of your support on-site and on-line
  • Invitation to an exclusive annual event to learn how your membership has supported the charitable activities of TBTL

Would you like your membership to renew annually?

Buy gift



Includes all Benefactor benefits.  If you are interested in supporting Theatre by the Lake with a larger gift, please contact us at to discuss our Champion membership.

*Whilst we guarantee to programme a priority booking period for all TBTL shows, priority booking may not be possible for all visiting productions/companies.

Benefactor and Champion memberships comprise a benefits value which incurs an actual cost of membership to the charity. These benefits can be purchased separately at this price. Any amounts given over and above this benefits value are given freely as a donation and are eligible for Gift Aid. Benefactor Membership − Donation £325 / Benefits £175. Champion Membership – you will be advised at the point of agreeing your membership what the donation/benefit split is as this may vary from person to person.