All Friends of the Fringe will receive a fantastic range of benefits based on membership level.


Friend - £35 per year

  • 2for1 ticket offer on up to 15 shows from the Friends Ticket Offer (limited to two tickets per show run, per membership).

Close Friend - £70 per year

  • 2for1 ticket offer on up to 25 shows from the Friends Ticket Offer (limited to four tickets per show run, per membership).
  • An invitation for you and a guest to attend exclusive Friends Receptions held during the Fringe.

Best Friend - £160 per year

  • 2for1 ticket offer for an unlimited number of shows from the Friends Ticket Offer (limited to six tickets per show run, per membership).
  • Your name printed in the Official Programme when signed up before the programme production deadline (date tbc).
  • A copy of our Annual Review delivered direct to your door.

Save time and money by setting up an annual Direct Debit for your Friends of the Fringe membership. As a Direct Debit customer, you’ll save £3 off the cost of any Friends membership. Direct Debit is a simple, convenient and secure way to pay for your Friends of the Fringe 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.

Become a friend 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 £35 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.

Friends of the Fringe benefits include:

  • 2for1 ticket offers on 2019 Fringe shows.
  • A copy of the Fringe Programme.
  • Access to the Friends' Exclusive Box Office and phone line.
  • 10% off merchandise at the Fringe Shop.

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.

Buy a Friends of the Fringe gift membership

If you have been given a gift membership please click here to activate.

* Additionally, by becoming a Friend of the Fringe by Direct Debit, you'll save £3 off the cost of all membership tiers.

** Available on selected shows – bookings must be made via the Fringe Box Office, at edfringe.com or on the official mobile app. Offer is only applicable against full-price tickets and cannot be redeemed on preview days. All tickets are subject to availability.

*** Programmes are delivered within the UK by launch day, provided you have signed up four weeks in advance of this date. Factors outside of our control may result in late delivery. Non-UK residents will receive the programme as close to the programme launch date as possible.