Join and Support Ledbury Poetry

There are many ways in which you can join and support Ledbury Poetry:

  • Sign up to our mailing list so you hear of all the latest news and events throughout the year
  • Follow us on facebook, twitter and Instagram
  • Sign up for FREE student tickets via our LEDBURY POETRY HOUSE KEY for 16-24 year olds
  • Apply for internships and volunteering
  • Consider joining our membership scheme as a Friend, Companion or Benefactor to support the work of Ledbury Poetry
  • Become a sponsor of Ledbury Poetry

Please see below for details of all our engagement schemes.

Sign up to Ledbury Poetry newsletter

Keep up to date with the latest news from Ledbury Poetry by subscribing to our newsletter, sent to you by email.

This covers all of Ledbury Poetry’s activities including workshops, Poetry Salons, Outreach work and, of course, the world-renowned Ledbury Poetry Festival every July.


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Ledbury Poetry House Key

for young adults 18-25

If you are a young adult you can sign up to Ledbury Poetry House Key for free, and you will then be able to access early information for live and online youth workshops, student tickets and for work experience and internship opportunities.

Please complete the form to apply for The Ledbury Poetry House Key.

Apply for the Ledbury Poetry House Key

Friends, Companions and Benefactors

As a charitable trust Ledbury Poetry is able to enhance the value of philanthropic giving through reclaiming tax from HMRC. Thank you for your kindness and generosity.

Become a Friend

£30 single/£50 double. Benefits include priority booking, thanks online.

Become a Companion

£50 Benefits include priority booking, named thanks online.

Become a Life Companion

£500 Benefits include priority booking, named thanks online, invitation to reception.

Become a Benefactor

£1,000 Benefits include priority booking, named thanks online, reserved seating, invitation to reception. Invitation to lunch with Chair and Director outside the Festival dates.

We would like to thank our Life Companions and Benefactors without whom we could not achieve the ambitious programme of work at Ledbury Poetry:

Sue Bolt
Alison Brackenbury
Anna Dear
Peter Daniels
Kerstin Ingham
Lesley Ingram
Bella Johnson
Ian Jones
Fran Martel
Sean Swallow
Adam Munthe
Wendy Houghton

Supporter Application Form


The Festival welcomes volunteers. It’s a great way to be part of the atmosphere of Ledbury Poetry all year round. Please email


We work closely and creatively with business partners to enhance profile and opportunity. For information about sponsorship packages please contact: