Join the Friends of Durham Cathedral!

There are around 3,000 members of the Friends from all over the world. They are united in their desire to support and maintain this 900 year old Cathedral. Joining the Friends helps ensure that we can continue this important work.

Benefits of Membership

Junior Friends are entitled to a membership card giving free access to the Cathedral Tower (when it is open) accompanied by an adult.

Student Friends are additionally entitled to a twice yearly newsletter with invitations to the annual Friends’ Festival, lectures, concerts and outings.

Individual, Joint and Life Members are additionally entitled to receive the annual report.

Membership Rates

Individual £24.00 p.a.
Joint two people at the same address £36.00 p.a.
Junior under 18 £3.00 p.a.
Student proof of student status may be requested £10.00 p.a. 
Individual Life £200.00
Joint Life two people at the same address £300.00

How to Join

The easiest way to join the Friends is to complete the membership form on this page and pay online by credit/debit card or PayPal. The online form can also be used to renew your membership if you are already a member.

If you prefer to pay by Standing Order, please contact us to request an offline membership form.

Payment can also be made in person at The Cathedral Office.

Join the Friends

If you do not know your membership number, please contact us.

Member 1
Member 2
Junior Member 1 (3.00)
Junior Member 2 (3.00)
Junior Member 3 (3.00)
Junior Member 4 (3.00)
Junior Member 5 (3.00)
Junior Member 6 (3.00)
Renew your membership

If you do not know your membership number, please contact us first.

By ticking the Gift Aid box, I confirm I have paid or will pay an amount of UK Income Tax and/or Capital Gains Tax for the current tax year (6 April to 5 April) that is at least equal to the amount of tax that all the charities and Community Amateur Sports Clubs (CASCs) that I donate to will reclaim on my gifts for the current tax year. I understand that other taxes such as VAT and Council Tax do not qualify. I understand Friends of Durham Cathedral will be able to reclaim 25p of tax on every 1 that I give.

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