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Find out all the benefits of being a full member and how to sign up.

Enjoy all of this as a full member...

  • Be one of a proud community of committed and talented individuals who have been 'constantly striving to stretch the boundaries of amateur performance arts' since 1901!

  • Enjoy access to a priority-monitored members-only feedback/suggestion forum where hot-topic issues regarding the groups future can be debated as a team

  • Your opinion matters; alongside the members forum, from time to time we'll ask you for your opinion on things such as show choice and much more through member surveys

  • Priority access to newly released information or bulletins; as a member you find out first*

  • Access to book our wonderful home 'The Wellington Rooms' as your next function/event venue**

  • Admission to our very own '100 club,' where our members can win great cash prizes

  • Be the first to hear about any offers or discounts if/when we apply them to our show tickets

  • Access to our exclusive member's website areas, featuring member memories, tributes, and our amazing Digital Vault of archived material from past productions featuring posters, flyers, programmes, photographs, cast lists, press cuttings and other digital media, promotional, rehearsal, and sometimes even onstage footage***

  • Eligibility to join one of our fantastic management teams and enjoy the reward of helping run the society

  • Appear as a performer on stage in one of our shows across multiple local venues including the beautiful 1500+ seater - The Victoria Theatre

* For more information on our newly reviewed and streamlined communications procedures click here

** In some circumstances non-members are still able to rent the rooms, see here for more details

*** Any reference to video or audio contained in our digital archive most likely include copies of promotional material or non-copyrighted items, or reference copies stored for reference/archive purposes and therefore are not accessible for viewing without prior authorisation due to copyright restrictions

Choose your membership type...


Every so often one of our main society shows (HAOS) calls for young performers of varying ages. If you are 18 or younger or in full-time education, you can enjoy full membership* at a discounted rate.

HATY members are automatically honorary HAOS student members.

*Use of the rooms for a private function/event is only available to Full members aged 18+

We have members of all ages, however if you are over 18 years of age and not yet of a pensionable age, and you  then this is the membership type for you. To enjoy all the benefits listed above proceed to our sign up page now.

We offer a discounted rate to all our senior members. If you are 65 years of age or older and believe this discount applies to you, then sign up to enjoy full membership benefits at a fraction of the cost.


Membership is usually for 12 months and is due In January of each year. We have recently redesigned the way we organise and control this service, so if you would like to renew please review the options available to all members, new and existing, here

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