What are the benefits of becoming a patron? How can I become a patron?

Festival patrons benefit from 30% discounted travel on Northlink Ferries in the period surrounding the festival, as well as 10% off festival merchandise (not including artistes’ CDs or other products). Patrons also gain early access to booking (usually two weeks ahead of general opening).

Unlike some festivals, however, patrons do not gain free entry to any events, including the Festival Clubs. Because of limited capacities, and the high number of patrons, these can sometimes sell out to patrons, before the tickets’ general release, however they are ticketed like most other events.