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Show Your Support with Arts Organisation Membership

07 Dec 2021

Show Your Support with Arts Organisation Membership

There is no better way to demonstrate your commitment to an organisation and their work than becoming a member or 'friend'.

Not only do you get the satisfaction of knowing you are helping them to thrive, but you also might get a few extra perks too!


Belfast Music Society

By becoming a BMS Friend, you will be supporting local musicians and composershelping develop the skills of up-and-coming musicianssupporting specific projects, and enabling them to extend access to high-quality live music for young listeners and disadvantaged groups.

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Belvoir Players

Belvoir Players Amateur Dramatic Society’s Friend initiative gives you access to free tickets to use on shows, a regular newsletter packed with the latest show announcements, and a range of exclusive events including meet the cast evenings and behind the scenes tours.

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The Black Box

By becoming a member of the Black Box you’ll help them to continue to be cutting-edge, inclusive, accessible and weird. In return, you’ll get a heap of benefits plus an exclusive Black Box of treats. 

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Camerata Ireland

Interested in classical music? Love coming to Clandeboye? Passionate about supporting blossoming talent? Why not become a Friend of Camerata Ireland? Joining them as a friend will present you with a range of opportunities to get closer to Camerata Ireland, while helping them nurture the next generation of local talent. 

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John Hewitt Society

Friends of the John Hewitt Society will receive exclusive 10% discount from their bookshop partner No Alibis, Belfast’s leading Independent Bookstore, personal invitations to two Friends Receptions during the year, and 3 day priority booking period for Friends only, before opening to the public. 

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NI Opera

By joining NI Opera’s Friends programme, your support will help develop local talent through the NI Opera Studio and Festival of Voice and introduce opera to new audiences through their evolving programmes and initiatives. 

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Queen's Film Theatre QFT

Buy someone a membership at Queen’s Film Theatre and they’ll access free tickets, discounts, loyalty points, priority booking, local restaurant/café discount, a monthly newsletter, 3 months of MUBI streaming service, and a birthday surprise! 

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Sestina

Sestina is an ensemble with an ever-growing reputation for excellence, both in its mentorship of young singers and in the quality of its performances, specialising in early music. You can support Sestina’s vital work in nurturing local talent and developing the next generation of Sestina singers and musicians, through their Friends programme.

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Ulster Orchestra

Would you like to get behind-the-scenes access to the Ulster Orchestra, be involved with their work, performance and players? They create exciting opportunities for our Patrons to engage with all aspects of our work and performances, generating a unique insight into the organisation and building a connection with musicians and staff. 

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Void Gallery 

Support VOID this Christmas by joining their membership scheme. There are a range of options to suit all ages and interests-  for ages 12-21, Void Enthusiasts membership provides young people who are interested in art, with assistance to develop their portfolios or gain work experience. Void Supporters membership is perfect for those who are interested in the arts and would like to gain access to a range of programmed events such as talks and performances. Void also offer Benefactor and Gold Benefactor options for partnerships and benefactors of the arts.

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Millennium Forum Priority Club 

Become an Ambassador of Millenium Forum Theatre and play an important role in their future developmentReceive up to one week priority booking in advance of shows going on sale to the general public (up to 4 tickets per member); receive 10% discount at theatre restaurant Arbutus at Encore; email alerts regarding occasional discount/special offers/invitation evenings; personalised membership card; monthly draw offering a pair of tickets to a selection of shows; discounted rate for the Pantomime; complimentary programme and a meet and greet opportunity on a selected date; complimentary Tea/Coffee at interval 

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If you are keen to support the local arts sector in a broader sense, many organisations are very grateful for donations. These allow them to help ensure that their running costs are met, and they can continue to deliver their wonderful work!

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Our Funders & Partners

Arts & Business NI is generously supported by The Arts Council of Northern Ireland.