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IAI Friends

Become an IaI Friend

As a charitable, not-for-profit organisation, the IAI could not exist without the support of its Friends. Our Friends are a vital part of our network of individuals dedicated to bringing new thinking and creative expression to thousands of people every year.

Membership lasts for one year and costs £25 for single or £45 for double membership.


Before each festival Friends of the IAI receive:

  • Discounted ticket prices
    Enjoy the best of each festival for less.
  • Festival Programmes
    A hardcopy of our print programme in advance of the festival through the post.
  • Regular newsletters
  • Keep up to date with special previews of upcoming events, IAI video highlights and more throughout the year.



Single Membership

One year's membership to The Institute of Art and Ideas.


Double Membership

Membership for two people, for one year.

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Why sign up for the iai?
  • All you can watch
    Unlimited access to hundreds of hours of debates and talks from the world's leading minds, all for free.
  • Have your say
    Join the iai community and engage in conversation and debate around the issues that matter.
  • Hear it first
    Be the first to hear about our video releases, articles and tickets to our festival HowTheLightGetsIn.