Festival Friends


Southwold Arts Festival Friends Priority Booking Process

Booking your tickets before public booking opens on the 18th March?

You can use the floor plan here for the events at Southwold Arts Centre; those in the Pavilion or St Edmund's Church are unreserved.
If more than one person chooses the same seat, it will be first come first served and the nearest alternative seats will be booked.

Via Email
Email your list of tickets with seat numbers (where appropriate) to info@southwoldartsfestival.co.uk

You will then be contacted with information on how to pay for your tickets by phone, by card or in person.

On Paper
Complete the booking form at the Friends' Evening (4th March) and include a cheque made payable to Sole Bay Arts.

Collecting your tickets
You may collect your tickets in person from the Box Office.

Daytime Box Office: Southwold Arts Centre Until 26th April: Mon to Fri 10.30am -3.00pm; From 27th April: Mon to Sat 10.30am- 3.00pm

Please note that if you pay online you will be able to print your tickets or tickets may be posted to you at the cost of £1.


Southwold Arts Festival is a registered charity, which has been established to provide a week of the arts for all ages and tastes, for residents and visitors to Southwold. The Festival is run by volunteers and is funded by the ticket sales for the events and the generosity of local sponsors.

As a Festival Friend, you will be supporting the Festival and also be part of those committed to its development. In addition, you will enjoy 2 weeks’ priority booking and belong to an active social network with two special events each year. Your support will play a vital part in improving the quality of the events we are able to bring to our community.

Join now by downloading the form below and send it to:

Festival Friends, 1 High Street, Southwold IP18 6AS.

Download a festival friends form here (PDF)

Download a festival friends form here (Word)