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Become a Member

We can’t do it without you! By becoming a member YOU allow us to be more than a theatre. When you join our membership you’re investing directly into your local theatre enabling us to plan ahead and produce vibrant and exciting theatre on our stages, nurture new talent and give all our communities the chance to get creative in a safe and welcoming environment.

Become a friend of SJT

Without a shadow of a doubt, if it weren’t for our members and their unwavering support, we wouldn’t be where we are today. As we continue to build our future, we’d love you by our side. 

Our membership starts at just £40 per year. Whether you want exclusive behind the scenes access on your favourite shows, discounts on your tickets with priority booking, or to simply give back to the local community, we have a package to suit you. All membership levels include a donation which goes straight into our charity – the higher the level, the bigger the donation. Thank you!

Together, we can achieve extraordinary things.

Last year, we:

  • Held 823 performances 

  • Worked with 29 schools and colleges

  • Worked with over 23,000 people in our community

  • Put on 19 relaxed/BSL and audio described performances 

  • Ran 582 inclusive workshops for all ages

There’s a membership level to suit everyone

Browse the different membership levels below and choose the one that’s right for you. Questions? Please email: [email protected] or call 01723 356645.

You can read full terms and conditions here.

Making the most of your donation with Gift Aid

When you Gift Aid your donation through membership payment, we receive an extra 25p for every £1 you donate. This makes your gift go even further with us. If you’re a UK taxpayer, please tick the Gift Aid box when donating online. Thank you!

Membership options

BRONZE MEMBERS

Your generosity is everything to us. If you want to support us and get some discounts along the way then becoming a bronze Circle Member offers brilliant value for money.

Individual membership £40 or just £3.33 a month

Joint membership £60 or just £5 a month

Your donation supports someone living with dementia and their carer to attend a dementia-friendly performance. Not only that but you also get:

20% off all shows*

£6 tickets for films

10% off your bill at our delicious in-house restaurant, Eat Me**

10% discount at the SJT bar

Priority booking

An exclusive monthly newsletter

Access to a members-only page on our website

Invitations to our monthly Circle Café events

*Exclusions may apply if a visiting promoter opts out

**The discount does not apply to alcoholic drinks

SILVER MEMBERS

Taking the next step up to Silver Membership means so much to us and gets you a little closer to behind the scenes.

Individual membership £65 or just £5.42 a month

Joint membership £100 or just £8.33 a month

Your donation goes towards helping us source the well-loved props you've come to know and expect in our shows. Not only that but you also get:

20% off all shows*

£6 tickets for films

10% off your bill at our delicious in-house restaurant, Eat Me**

10% discount at the SJT bar

Priority booking

An exclusive monthly newsletter

Access to a members-only page on our website

Invitations to our monthly Circle Café events

An invitation to our annual Season Launch event

Exclusive access to technical rehearsals for SJT productions

Thank you for your continuing support.

*Exclusions may apply if a visiting promoter opts out

**The discount does not apply to alcoholic drinks

GOLD MEMBERS

Upgrading to Gold Membership really does reflect your loyalty to SJT and is something we never take for granted.

Individual £150 or just £12.50 a month (includes a £116 donation)

Joint £220 or £18.33 a month (includes a £167 donation)

Your donation will bring local community groups to the SJT, sometimes for the very first time, allowing more people to experience the magic of live theatre. Not only that but you also get:

20% off all shows*

£6 tickets for films

10% off your bill at our delicious in-house restaurant, Eat Me**

10% discount at the SJT bar

Priority booking

An exclusive monthly newsletter

Access to a members-only page on our website

Invitations to our monthly Circle Café events

An invitation to our annual Season Launch event

Exclusive access to technical rehearsals for SJT productions

A thank you on our digital screens at the SJT

Your name in the programme for SJT productions

A complimentary programme for SJT productions

Behind-the-scenes access to rehearsals for SJT productions

Thank you for your generous support.

*Exclusions may apply if a visiting promoter opts out

**The discount does not apply to alcoholic drinks

DIAMOND MEMBERS

By upgrading to Diamond Membership, you really are helping us light up lives. Thanks to your amazing generosity, together we can make a lasting difference to the people in your community.

Individual £300 or £25 a month (includes a £241 donation)

Joint £450 or £37.50 a month (includes an £347 donation)

Your donation will support our work in local schools, giving all children the opportunity to not only get creative but also help them develop valuable life skills such as communication and self-confidence. Not only that but you also get:

20% off all shows*

£6 tickets for films

10% off your bill at our delicious in-house restaurant, Eat Me**

10% discount at the SJT bar

Priority booking

An exclusive monthly newsletter

Access to a members-only page on our website

Invitations to our monthly Circle Café events

An invitation to our annual Season Launch event

Exclusive access to technical rehearsals for SJT productions

A thank you on our digital screens at the SJT

Your name in the programme for SJT productions

A complimentary programme for SJT productions

Behind-the-scenes access to rehearsals for SJT productions

An invitation to a celebratory Annual Dinner

Thank you for your truly wonderful support.

*Exclusions may apply if a visiting promoter opts out

**The discount does not apply to alcoholic drinks

PLATINUM MEMBERS

Your extremely generous membership means SJT can carry on bringing live performance to everyone, and ultimately bring us all closer together.

Individual £500 or £41.66 a month (includes a £441 donation)

Joint £800 or £66.66 a month (includes a £697 donation)

Your generosity provides us with a safety net to make sure we can keep programming relevant and brilliant new shows. Not only that but you also get:

20% off all shows*

£6 tickets for films

10% off your bill at our delicious in-house restaurant, Eat Me**

10% discount at the SJT bar Priority booking

An exclusive monthly newsletter

Access to a members-only page on our website

Invitations to our monthly Circle Café events

An invitation to our annual Season Launch event

Exclusive access to technical rehearsals for SJT productions

A thank you on our digital screens at the SJT

Your name in the programme for SJT productions

A complimentary programme for SJT productions

Behind-the-scenes access to rehearsals for SJT productions

An invitation to a celebratory Annual Dinner

Invitations to the first read-through of SJT productions

Extra benefits tailored to you

Thank you for helping us make a lasting impact.

*Exclusions may apply if a visiting promoter opts out

**The discount does not apply to alcoholic drinks

Stay in the loop - become our newest subscriber.

Join our community:

- See showings before anyone else

- Get special offers and discounts

- Latest news and behind the scenes

Help SJT continue to thrive

Your donations keep the magic alive for generations to come. Thank you!