How to join
Sign up as a Friend by purchasing a one-off membership or get a discount by setting up a Direct Debit.
Fringe Fringe membership tiers
|Friend||Good Friend||Close Friend||Best Friend||Patron||Angel|
|Priority booking line||✔️||✔️||✔️||✔️||✔️||✔️|
|Merchandise discount (10%)||✔️||✔️||✔️||✔️||✔️||✔️|
|Programme discount (50%)||✔️||✔️|
|2for1 tickets on
|(once per show)||(twice per show)|
|Friend reception invites||✔️||✔️||✔️||✔️|
|Year-round EFFS event invites||✔️||✔️|
|Acknowledgement of support on web and programme||✔️||✔️|
|Behind the scenes access to Fringe Central||✔️|
|Exclusive time with Fringe Senior Management||✔️|
|Exclusive Fringe Passes when available||✔️|
Paying by Direct Debit
You can save time and money by setting up an annual Direct Debit for your Fringe Friends membership. As a Direct Debit customer, you’ll save up to 20% on the cost of any Friends membership.
Direct Debit is a simple, convenient and secure way to pay for your Fringe Friend membership; your subscription comes out of your bank automatically and there’s no need to contact us to pay. You can cancel your Direct Debit at any time.
Please note: Direct Debits are only open to Friends in the UK.
Sign up and pay by Direct Debit
Do you know a Fringe Fanatic? Arts Addict? Dance Devotee? Are you looking for a unique gift idea for the Fringe fan in your life? From just £49 you can gift a summer of inspirational theatre, comedy, dance and much, much more with a Friends of the Fringe membership. From 2for1 ticket offers to invitations to exclusive members’ events, our Friends membership is the perfect ticket to a great Fringe experience.
Gift memberships are delivered as a voucher that can be redeemed either online, in person or on the telephone. Visit the Fringe Shop for more information and to buy.
If you have been given a gift membership, you can redeem it here.
Frequently asked questions
Terms & conditions
We have a full list of terms and conditions on our website, but there are a few key points to bear in mind:
- Purchasing via Direct Debit is the cheapest way to buy a Friends membership.
- We will aim to send all Close Friends, Best Friends, Patrons and Angels a copy of the official Fringe programme by launch date, dependent on date of sign-up. Friends and Good Friends can use their discount code to order a programme to be delivered to their door for launch.
- Some Friend tiers are eligible to receive invitations to special events during the Fringe – these events may be subject to capacity limits and / or safety restrictions.
- Friend memberships are non-refundable.
Check our complete terms and conditions for more info, or call +44 (0)131 226 0036 to speak to the Friends team.