Give the gift of friendship

We have a very special gift for ballet lovers that will last all year. Make a loved one a Friend or Ballet Buddy of English National Ballet and they will enjoy a range of exclusive experiences and the opportunity to immerse themselves in our packed programme that brings them closer to the artistic process. It really is the gift that keeps on giving. View our supporters’ events.

Friends and Ballet Buddies are valued members of the English National Ballet family and help us to bring world-class ballet to the widest possible audience.

Friends membership begins at just £50 a year and Ballet Buddy membership is £25 a year. Benefits include:

  • Priority booking and advance notification of casting
  • Exclusive ticket offers and discounts
  • Opportunity to attend working stage rehearsals open only to our Supporters
  • Access to special events including masterclasses, talks and company class
  • Monthly e-newsletter with all the latest news
  • Regular mailings including season brochure and In the Wings annual magazine

Delivered in an elegant gift envelope, welcome packs also include a card, either left blank or with a message of your choice making it the perfect present whatever the occasion.

Friends Gift Membership - £60 a year

Set up a Direct Debit and save £10 for the first year

  • Priority booking and advance notification of casting
  • Exclusive ticket offers and discounts
  • Opportunity to attend working stage rehearsals open only to our Supporters
  • Access to special events including masterclasses, talks and company class
  • Monthly e-newsletter with all the latest news
  • Regular mailings including season brochure and In the Wings annual magazine

If you wish to join using Direct Debit then please contact support@ballet.org.uk.

Gift Aid and VAT Information: The full value of the membership payment is subject to VAT and not eligible for Gift aid. However, if you choose to make an additional donation this will be eligible for Gift aid.

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Great Friend Gift Membership - £120 a year

Set up a Direct Debit and save £10 for the first year

All Friends benefits, plus:

  • Opportunity to attend intimate rehearsal afternoons at our rehearsal studios
  • Opportunity to watch English National Ballet Philharmonic in rehearsals
  • Invitation to additional events, including the Annual Great Day Out

If you wish to join using Direct Debit then please contact support@ballet.org.uk.

Gift Aid and VAT Information: The full value of the membership payment is subject to VAT and not eligible for Gift aid. However, if you choose to make an additional donation this will be eligible for Gift aid.

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Ballet Buddy Gift Membership – £25 a year

Benefits include:

  • Access to special events including Ballet Buddy Open Days, rehearsals and watching dancers in class
  • Ticket discounts
  • Buddies name in all My First Ballet programmes
  • Our annual magazine and monthly e-newsletter
  • A special membership card to show they’re part of our family
  • Limited edition poster
  • A birthday card signed by one of our dancers

For further information call 020 7590 2950 or email support@ballet.org.uk .

Gift Aid and VAT Information: The full value of the membership payment is subject to VAT and not eligible for Gift Aid. However, if you choose to make an additional donation this will be eligible for Gift Aid.

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Supporters events

Get closer to our work with access to stage rehearsals, inspiring masterclasses and behind the scenes talks.