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Annual Friends Membership

Become a Friend of the Appledore Book Festival and enjoy some great benefits. 

Join us and help support one of Devon’s best-loved cultural festivals and, in doing so, help us continue to deliver an exciting and diverse programme of literary, artistic and cultural events.

Being a Friend of the Appledore Book Festival offers each member:

  • An advance copy of the Festival programme and notifications of forthcoming events;
  • Priority advance booking: One week ahead of general public sales;
  • Priority booking offers two tickets per event during priority booking week;
  • Invitations to exclusive events as well as pop up events;
  • Discount on Waterstones' selected 'Book of the Month' at Waterstones Barnstaple Branch (when you present your membership voucher);
  • Discount on books purchased at the Appledore Book Festival (when you present your membership voucher);
  • Devon Life subscription offer - 30% saving;
  • Regular newsletters.

Like so many literary festivals, we find ourselves in uncertain and extremely challenging times. As a charity, we need your support to help secure the Festival for future generations to enjoy.  Therefore being a Friend is a great way to support the Appledore Book Festival. 

Annual membership* is £25 - to join, just click this link.  Or for more information, please email: friends@appledorebookfestival.co.uk         

*Membership runs from the date when membership is taken to 31st December, each year.



Why not purchase Appledore Book Festival Gift Vouchers or Friends Gift Membership for your friends and family?  Gift vouchers can be redeemed against event tickets and have an 18-month expiry date. Alternatively, they can be used to purchase Friends Membership.

Both Gift Vouchers and Gift Membership are another great way to support the Festival.  For more information click this link.



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