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Become a Lakeside Theatre member and get 365 days of cheap tickets, freebies and food discounts – all for less than the cost of a ticket!

How much does Membership cost?

Essex Students: £5
Concessions: £8
Standard: £12

What’s in it for you?

  1. Get in free! Pay nothing for your ticket on your second visit.
  2. Discounted tickets to many of our shows.
  3. Free popcorn at live and encore screenings
  4. 10% discount on food at Fusion on performance nights
  5. 10% discount on food at The Brasserie Restaurant at Wivenhoe House
  6. Invitations to special members only events
  7. A shiny new Lakeside Theatre membership card

See full terms and conditions at the bottom of this page.

How do I buy it?

Add a membership to your basket using the buttons below, or ask to buy one at the counter next time you’re in the theatre. Membership lasts for one year from day of purchase, and you can pick up your membership card from the Lakeside Theatre cafe or box office.


1. Your ticket on your second visit will be completely free. A credit for one show will be added to your account one you have completed your first ticket transaction. Excludes screenings and £5 Studio shows.

2. £1 saving per ticket. Discount applies to all shows priced in our standard price bracket (£6/£9/£13). Excludes Studio Shows and Screenings.

3. Available at NT Live and RSC Live screenings. One bag per member.

4. Show your membership card to claim your discount.

5. Show your membership card to claim your discount. Pre-booking required.