Support Budleigh Music Festival

Support Budleigh Music Festival

Become a Festival Friend…and enjoy these benefits

• Priority booking
• Choice of the best seats for evening concerts
• Free pre-concert talks from the performers
• Invitations to exclusive social events
• Regular Festival updates

To celebrate the start of our 16th Festival, Friends are invited to a pre-concert reception on Fri 10th July. Why not join us for bubbly and canapés, and share your passion for music with fellow Friends?

Friends of the Festival have a personal stake in this wonderful summer week of music in Budleigh. We would be delighted to welcome you as a Friend for a modest annual donation:
£18 for single membership
£25 for two people at the same address

Become a Benefactor – and help us run the Festival
We do not receive regular public funding, so we rely on the generous support of our Benefactors to provide financial stability to the Festival and to help with our operational costs.

Examples of Festival expenditure include:

• Evening concert fees – from individual performers to a full orchestra
(£1,500 to £8,000)

• Lunchtime concert costs (£200 – £350 each)
• Piano hire (£1,900)
• Venue hire – St Peter’s (up to £450 per evening concert)
– The Temple (up to £1,000 for 8 days)
• Cost of cameras and screens (£1,700)
• Printing costs: programmes (£1,200), flyers (£500) and brochure (£2,000)
• Flowers (£180)
• Website maintenance (£2,000 per year)

Download a Friends Membership form here

The 2020 Festival is being generously supported by the Festival Friends, Devon County Council, The Norman Family Charitable Trust, the CO-OP Community Fund, Mr B Hadley, Tertius Enterprises Ltd, Mr.C Peachey, Mr. J Falby and many other kind donors who wish to remain anonymous. We thank you all!

For more information about becoming a Friend or Benefactor please contact:
Madeleine Collie (