Friends and Patrons

We are very grateful for the ongoing valuable support of our Friends and Patrons, which helps us to continue to develop our exciting musical programme and maintain our reputation as one of the most vibrant and dynamic choirs in the South West.

You too could make a real difference to our future.
EFC Friends can now enjoy,for just £25 per season or £40 per couple:

    A personalised ticket booking service by phone on 0845 6005441 (Calls cost 7p per minute plus your phone company’s access charge)
    A complimentary ticket to our post-concert receptions at the Cathedral, where the artists will be present
    A complimentary programme; we’ll send you a voucher to exchange at the door for your programme
    An invitation to at least one pre-concert reception per year at other concert venues as arranged
    A termly special Friends and Patrons Newsletter which looks behind the scenes
    Your name(s) listed in concert programmes and on our website
    A copy of the programme notes sent by email in advance of each concert

EFC Patrons can enjoy, in addition to the above:

    Allocation of prime seats at concerts where the venue seats are usually unreserved, for a minimum donation of £100 per season
    Two top-price tickets free for one concert annually of their choice, for donations above £250*
    Quarter page advertisement in a concert programme, for donations above £250*

*These benefits are doubled for contributions of £500 and above.

The concert-related benefits apply only to concerts promoted by us and not to concerts promoted by others, such as the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra or Budleigh Music Festival.

The application form can be downloaded here.

Why not make a friend or family member a Friend of the EFC?
If you would like to take advantage of this great gift opportunity please contact the Friends and Patrons Scheme co-ordinator:
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Telephone 01803 732879


Michael and Rosalind Beetham
Susan Foster
Mrs Sarah C E Goodman
Mr Jeremy and Mrs Hilary Howell
Nigel Richards and Ella Galinski


Roger and Joan Burton
Robin Challans
Dr Donald Edbrooke
John Edwards
Mary Ellis
Anthony Fyson
Judge Francis Gilbert QC
Michael Head
Nigel Hewitt
Sue Hunnisett
Steve Jupp and Wendy Headeach 
Miss V Lambirth
Alan and Berta Madden
Gill Parker
Val and Trevor Reynolds
Mavis Sharp
John Singleton
Nigel Smith
Dr Peter Smith
Erich Steiner
Sarah White

Support the EFC by becoming a Friend or Patron


A group of Friends and Patrons with Lesley Garrett
A group of Friends and Patrons with Lesley Garrett
Friends Reception at Budleigh Music Festival
Friends Reception at Budleigh Music Festival
Friends Reception at Budleigh Music Festival
Friends Reception at Budleigh Music Festival
Supporters Reception at Crediton
Supporters Reception at Crediton