Subscription Rates

The current subscription rates are

  • Single £15 per annum
  • Joint £20 per annum
  • Overseas (sterling payment) £23 per annum
  • Overseas (other currency) £28 per annum

Rates for Life Membership available upon request

Registered Charity Number 208797

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The Friends are currently committed to raising £2m for the refurbishment and renovation of the Cathedral's Grand Organ.

Amongst the projects large and small that Friends have supported over the last 86 years are:

  • replacement of the Cathedral's central heating boilers
  • works to facilitate High Parts Tours
  • restoration of the Chapter House and redecoration of the stairs
  • the refurbishment of the organ and provision of a new case
  • the recasting of some of the bells
  • repair and re-glazing of the cloisters
  • financing the figure of the Risen Christ and other West Front sculptures
  • major funding towards the provision of lighting in the Nave
  • the cleaning of the stonework on the Chain Gate
  • financial support for the choristers, in particular the girls’ choir
  • funding of £1.83M for the Friends Building, part of the Cathedral Development Project
  • works in respect of improved access to the Camery Garden form the East Cloister, replacement of West Porch Doors Jesse Window Conservation (including initial funding)
  • matched funding for upgrade of amplification system
  • preliminary works in respect of the north elevation of the North Transept, including the external Clock face