Classic Patrons

Our Classic Patrons provide vital philanthropic support for all aspects of the BFI’s work, and enjoy a year-round bespoke programme at BFI Southbank.


Your Classic level benefits include:

  • Attend a stellar gala premiere at the BFI London Film Festival
  • Meet the Festival team for a special preview of the BFI London Film Festival
  • Join us for the opening night screening of BFI Flare: London’s LGBT Festival
  • Be among the first to see film previews, with Q&As and drink receptions throughout the year
  • Discover treasures from our national film archive at ‘Studio Select’ screenings
  • Take a private tour of the BFI National Archive
  • Receive a personalised priority booking service for BFI tickets
  • Receive personalised priority booking for BFI tickets
  • Enjoy discounts on tickets at BFI Southbank, in our shop and on BFI Player
  • Remain updated through monthly e-bulletins and BFI Southbank guides in the post
  • Have your support acknowledged on our BFI Southbank donor wall, website and annual report

*A minimum payment of £528 secures all Classic Patron benefits, but you may purchase these benefits separately without making any further donation. The balance of £972 is a suggested donation which is eligible for support through the Gift Aid scheme.

If you would like to join as a BFI Classic Patron, please contact Sarah Reuben, Philanthropy Manager: / 0207 815 1351

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