Investing in the Future of Your Theatre
Inspiring People - Enriching Lives
Not only a theatre, cinema or arts centre… our programme and groundbreaking work with communities makes The Dukes an essential and much loved creative hub that reaches out beyond our modest premises, from the Lancashire Coastline to the Pennines, and beyond.
As a registered charity (no. 501935) The Dukes is committed to protecting the arts and cultural life of Lancaster. We rely on support from individuals, trusts and businesses to help us that mission.
There are many ways to support The Dukes – join a membership scheme, sponsor a show, donate or simply bring your friends to the café when you go for a coffee.
Sign up, support and save!
Support us to create and present great art which changes people’s lives for the better.
With your support we can:
- Create, develop and present amazing live productions
- Work with local and emerging artists to advance their skills and career
- Provide great opportunities for marginalised groups
- Engage with schools in deprived areas and enhance their learning
- Support and encourage young people to gain skills in the Arts
- Continue to be a thriving artistic hub for Lancaster, Morecambe and the North West
- Offer life-enhancing activities for those living with dementia
Ways to Support The Dukes
Dukes Film Friend
Join our FILMS ONLY membership at £25 each year
Film Friend - £25 per year
- £1 off all film tickets
- 2 free cinema tickets when you first join
- 10% discount at The Dukes Café Bar (20% 2-4pm Mon-Sat)
- Priority mailing & booking
- Supporters e-newsletter
£40 per year (£3.25 per month by Standing Order)
Dukes Friends rewards currently include:
- All the benefits of being a Film Friend plus...
- Discounts on Touring Productions
- 50% discount on Supporters Priority Evenings
- Discounts on Dukes theatre productions
£5 each month
Membership with rewards and a donation combined.
All of the rewards of Dukes Friends plus:
- Free tickets to ‘Secrets of The Stage’ events
- Portion of membership used to directly support our mission
- Special Stage on Screen £10 ticket
£15 each month
An enhanced level of giving to support for The Dukes’ vision to create and encourage great art and entertainment.
All of the benefits of a Champion plus:
- One exclusive VIP guest night and performance of your choice
- Annual reception with Creative Learning team and participants
- A thank you on our supporters board
£85 each month
For those who choose to make a major financial contribution to the work of The Dukes
All of the benefits of a Patron plus:
- All exclusive guest night VIP and performances
- 20% Cafebar Discount
- Director Lunches
- Thank you in each season brochure and on our supporter board