barber institute of fine arts
university of birmingham


Become a Member

Become a Member

To join, please complete and return the Membership Form.

Our generous community of Members help us to fund vital sector training through internships. If art and music are important to you, please consider joining the Barber Association. By doing this you will help us in our ambition to bring art and music to ever wider audiences.

In return we are pleased to recognise our Members’ support by offering these benefits:

  • Discounts on all musical events in the Barber concert hall, including evening concerts, Barber operas and the Summer Festival of Music*
  • Concessionary rates for selected Barber events*
  • A 10% discount on all food, drink, and merchandise in the Barber shop*
  • A 15% discount on all Barber Institute gifts at Art UK
  • Monthly Barber e-news
  • Invitations to special events for Members
  • A three-times-a-year mailing, including:
    • In The Picture Barber Association newsletter
    • Barber’s What’s On, Music, and Family First programme brochures*

*Please note, we are unable to fulfil some benefits whilst the Barber Institute is closed, and the Concerts and events programmes are suspended due to coronavirus. Please contact association@barber.org.uk for more information.

If you’d like to provide more support to the Barber Institute or would like to upgrade your current membership, please consider becoming a Patron.

Here are some quotes from our current Members:

Thank you for letting us enjoy one of Birmingham’s hidden gems.’

‘I enjoy my membership and find it good value – I also take advantage of 10% off in the shop and think it sells excellent merchandise – I love the cards!’

The Barber is a wonderful institution and, as a member of the University, I am delighted to be able to support its activities.’

Very happy and honoured to be a member.’

To join, please complete and return the Membership Form

In The Picture: ‘My View’ Competition Winners

View the winning entries from our lockdown competition

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Events for Members

Autumn 2020

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Events for Patrons

Autumn 2020

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In the Picture Caption Contest

We share our favourite answers from our caption contests.

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