Become a Friend

By becoming a Friend of the Cambridge Film Festival (CFF), you support the UK's third longest-running film festival and a year-round programme of activity and events, bringing the best British and independent international cinema to Cambridge and the South East region of the UK.

Friend's annual membership fee: £50

To thank you for the support, we offer the following benefits:

  • Advance notification of upcoming Festival events

  • Festival Friends e-newsletter

  • Invitations to special Cambridge Film Festival events

  • Limited edition Festival Friend lanyard with your membership card

  • Cambridge Film Festival memento

  • Discounts with our partners - information below, and we're always adding more!

Special Offers for Friends of CFF:


  • A special discount on the BFI Player annual subscription

  • BFI Southbank monthly discounts for their special film seasons

  • BFI Membership Exclusive Discount so you can enjoy special events, previews, and screenings at BFI festivals and BFI Southbank, as well as a range of other benefits.

  • 10% off from Jack's Gelato, Cambridge's most famous ice cream spot. After a life of making ice cream in restaurants and home kitchens, Jack's Gelato is still striving for perfection, never sitting still, making everything by hand and utilising THE best ingredients.

  • 10% off in-store discount at Podarok. The Cambridge Gift Emporium: Podarok is filled to the brim with beautiful gifts for your loved ones or a treat for yourself.

  • 10% discount from Taste of Cambridge, a laid-back food truck serving classic handmade falafel wraps with a variety of excellent salads and fillings.

  • 15% discount at Cambridge Satchel. The Cutting Edge of British Tradition. Heritage leather bags handcrafted in England in fun colours, styles and textures.

  • 10% off year-round from all online bookings with the Traditional Punting Company, the best punting Cambridge has to offer.

  • 10% discount on books from the Cambridge University Press Bookshop via their website

  • 15% discount from Small and Green, a Cambridge-based independent houseplant and terrarium business

  • 15% off at Pendred Printing, a full-service print house in Cambridge

  • more coming soon – keep an eye on this page!

friends partners

(We have a small favour to ask: if you're a UK taxpayer, please select the option to add Gift Aid to your membership. It will allow us to get extra support at no cost to you!)