Become  a Friend of the Ledbury Poetry Festival

Ten days of celebrating language and poetry in the lively and friendly  market town of Ledbury.  Whether you come  by yourself or with friends and families we will do all we can to make sure you  enjoy your time here.

 There is a wide range of activities. Whether you want to learn how to  write, hear one of your favourite poets, or listen to music and poetry there is  something for you …



Writing Workshops


One to ones with the experts





Readings groups

Supper and a performance

Joining the Ledbury Poetry Festival

To allow Friends more choice and to provide more benefits, there  are a number of ways of being a Friend.

Becoming a Friend will entitle you to the following benefits:

  • Priority booking for you and a  companion for the summer Festival
  • A newsletter twice a year
  • A discount to a specified event during the Festival
  • An invite to the launch of the  Festival

£25 annual payment

Becoming a Life  Member will entitle you to:

  • Same benefits as above for life.

£250 one-off payment

Becoming a Good  Friend will entitle you in addition to:

  • An evening of wine and conversation with a poet in hospitality during the Festival
  • A 10% discount voucher to be used  in local businesses during the Festival

£40 annual payment

Becoming a Best Friend will entitle you in addition to same benefits as Friends and Good  Friends plus:

  • Your name in the programme  supporting an individual event, along with 2 free tickets to that event.

£100 annual

Becoming a Friend

To discuss joining the Friends scheme please email or ring Sandra our Finance Manager on 01531 636232 or

To become a Friend please pay by cheque made out to Ledbury Poetry Festival and send to Ledbury Poetry Festival, The Master’s House, St Katherine’s, Bye Street, Ledbury, HR8 1EA, or ring the office and pay by card or ask for a standing order form.

If you would like to discuss a donation to the Festival  please call Sandra on 01531 636232.

You can now join by credit or debit card through PayPal using the form below.

Membership Options
Your name
Your email address

Gift Aid:  If you would like to gift aid your payment please download and complete this form and post it to us: Gift Aid declaration