As well as joining a group of like-minded people who care for this great building, becoming a Friend provides you with many benefits.

As a Friend you are entitled to:
  • Free access to the Cathedral including the “Kings and Scribes” exhibition
  • Free Tower Tours on selected dates
  • A programme of monthly talks, an Annual Lecture and day trips
  • A copy of the Winchester Cathedral Record and regular newsletters
  • Attendance at the Friends’ Festival every July
  • Priority booking for the Community Carol Service
  • Discounts in the Cathedral Gift Shop twice a year
Membership costs are as follows:-
  • Single membership – £25 per year
  • Joint membership* – £45 per year
  • Life membership for under 65’s – £625
  • Life membership for 65 and over’s – £375

To find out more about joining the Friends, please email Lucy Hutchin, Director of the Friends, or call 01962 857 244.

*Joint membership is for two people living at the same address.

The Friends’ office is at 2 The Close, Winchester SO23 9LS – we are through the door to the right of the Dean Garnier Garden.  The office is open Monday – Friday, 9.30am – 2.30pm.  If you are making a special visit to the office, please ring to check that we will be open.

The Friends of Winchester Cathedral is a registered charity, no 220218.  Information about the charities’ accounts and Trustees can be found on the Charity Commission website