Best memberships in London and Surrey
Best memberships in London and Surrey
‘Tis the season to be giving, so give something that lasts. A membership in London and Surrey! With exclusive benefits, special offers and more. Here’s our pick of the best…
Theatre and cinema memberships
The Cinema in the Arches
A membership for those who want to settle down in a priority booked comfy seat and sit back to enjoy the greatest films in style. Perks include comp tickets, multiple discounts and 24-hour priority booking.
Battersea Arts Centre
Become a Friend for £45 a year. In return, BAC promises, in addition to satisfaction from supporting modern theatre, priority booking, exclusive invites to opening night events, discounts for food and drink and exemption from ticket exchange and postage fees.
The Rose Theatre
The Rose Circle offer several membership levels, starting at £250 per annum. Members can enjoy benefits such as advance notice of the upcoming shows, priority booking, access to a dynamic programme of events and opportunities, behind-the-scenes tours, press night invites and meets-and-greets with the casts.
Join as an OV TOGETHER Member to keep The Old Vic entertaining, inspiring and accessible to everyone. Tiers start at £65 a year and climb up to £12,000, and members enjoy benefits such as priority bookings, season announcements, special events, booking fee waivers and comp tickets.
Picturehouse offers multiple membership options. Discounts, special partner offers, invites to special previews and most importantly, free tickets, are all included!
Orange Tree Theatre
Bronze, Silver, Gold or Ruby? From discounts and advance booking to visits to rehearsal room and access to house seats, Orange Tree Theatre caters to every theatre lover in exchange for their generous donations.
Get the ATG Theatre Card for access to a dedicated booking line, priority seat selection, exclusive savings and a selection of local offers at multiple theatres, including Richmond Theatre and New Wimbledon Theatre.
Everyone who donates to Polka automatically joins Polka Heroes and receives access to quarterly Hero Beacon emails that include invitations to backstage activities as well as meets with the creative team and work-in-progress sharing.
Priced in three tiers from £95 to £600, Everyman membership grants you free tickets, discounts off food, drink and private hire and online booking fee waivers.
Choose between Classic and Cult membership and enjoy perks such as exclusive member preview screenings, credits to use as tickets or on Curzon Home Cinema, a members-priority phone line and special discounts. Starting at £65 per annum.
Join as a Friend from as little as £30. Free and discounted cinema tickets, priority booking and discounts on food, drinks and live shows are included.
Putney Arts Theatre
Support this amazing charity-owned local space. It costs £25 per year and entitles you to ticket discounts, exclusive events and even voting rights at annual AGM.
Fancy yourself a 20% discount on dining at The Latchmere? £50.30 per year for Theatre503 will do, along with free ticket exchange, Biannual Supporters Newsletter and priority booking.
Royal Albert Hall
Become a friend of Royal Albert Hall. For as little as £45 per year you can gain the access to priority booking, numerous discounts, free use of the cloakroom and exclusive updates.
Become a member of the Leatherhead Theatre! Enjoy perks such as free cinema tickets, discounts at Nuffield Health Club and complimentary glass of wine for £20 a year.
Support local – memberships
Are you lucky enough to work in the Love Wimbledon BID area (most of Wimbledon Town Centre)? Apply for a Love Wimbledon privilege card to get access to great shopping, dining and entertainment offers.
Wimbledon and Putney Commons
If you love your green spaces, consider becoming a friend of Wimbledon and Putney Commons. For £30 per year, you will be invited to attend special events that will provide a unique experience of the Commons amongst those who share your passion.
National Army Museum
Become a member, patron or even a partner of National Army Museum and gain access to members-only walking tours exploring London’s military heritage, free subscription to the National Army Museum magazine, ‘Muster’ and unlimited entry to exhibitions, including members-only curatorial tours.
Natural History Museum
Enjoy exclusive benefits that NHM offers to its members. Private views, member events, exclusive magazine, perks for kids and more, starting at £62 per year.
Victoria & Albert Museum
Support the V&A as a member and enjoy exhibitions for free and before they open to the public, plus weekly membership emails that bring you digital tours of exhibitions as well as interviews with performers, artists and designers.
Help support the wonderful Fulham Palace house and garden! The benefits are many, including an invitation to the chair’s summer garden party in the walled garden, exclusive member-only trips to other heritage sites, exclusive monthly emails and numerous discounts.
Historic Royal Palaces
From £59 a year, you can enjoy free and unlimited entry to five historic royal palaces (including Hampton Court Palace), shop discounts and an entire programme of exclusive, behind-the-scenes member events including tours, lunches and lectures.
Imperial War Museum – Churchill War Rooms
Entry to IWM Churchill War Rooms is completely free with IWM Membership. With multiple tiers, it offers a wide selection of benefits, such as 10% discount on Duxford Air Show tickets, access to the members’ area and a special Members’ Welcome Pack.
For discounted entry to the Concorde Experience, access to the Brooklands Members Evening Talks, fast track entry to major events and bi-monthly copies of the “Brooklands Bulletin”, become a member of the Brooklands Museum. Starts at £50 per year.
Exclusive clubs and gyms memberships
South Kensington Club
Membership at the uber-exclusive South Kensington Club starts at £3,550 annually and there is only one rule: good manners. Decent social standing and public following won’t hurt, either. In return, you’ll get access to colonial-inspired sitting rooms, speciality classes, multiple gyms and even an independent artisan food market.
The Cabin Barnes
Dubbed by Vogue “a 15-minute miracle”, The Cabin isn’t an ordinary gym. Membership starts at £349 per month and includes unlimited personal training and personalised nutritional plans. They also boast six different weight-bearing stations which combine over 150 HIT and strength-training exercises between them.
Starting at £615.00 per month, membership at KX really is all-encompassing. It includes unlimited access to classes, state-of-the-art gym, wellness consultation, bespoke training plan, numerous treatments, spa, sauna and hot & cold plunge pools.
Food & drink memberships
Albury Vineyard in Surrey Hills offers three different clubs. Join Wine Lovers to enjoy the brilliant wines sent to your door, alongside a flight tasting voucher. Events Club gives you access to exclusive members-only events, and Premier Cru Club – the lease of 20 vines for 12 months.