Festival Friends

Become a Jane Austen Festival Friend

“You know that I carry my notions of friendship pretty high …” Northanger AbbeyFestival Friends in Queen Square

For a small annual fee of £25 per person you will receive

  • a regular personal newsletter from the Director Jackie Herring
  • advance mailing of the annual events Programme
  • priority booking for Festival events
  • exclusive Friends only events

You will also know that your fee helps support the continuation of this wonderful annual get-together.

Membership runs annually from 1st January to 31st December.

Members  receive an enrolment number for use when making Friends only bookings.


Jane Austen Festival Friend


You can also become a friend by post or by telephone.

Write or send to:-

Jackie Herring – Festival Director

The Jane Austen Festival

40 Gay Street



Telephone +44(0)1225 443000 Option 5

You can pay online or by cheque*. Cheques should be made payable to The Jane Austen Festival.

*Please note that Festival Friend Membership is not available once Festival tickets are generally on sale – usually from June to September.

I look forward to seeing you at the Festival

Best wishes

Jackie Herring – Festival Director

“Heaven knows what I should have done without your friendship…” Sense & Sensibility