Joining the Society
If you are interested in joining the Noël Coward Society you can do so in a number of ways – but firstly what does it cost?
- If you are a student in full-time education it is £5 per year (in the US $10).
- If you pay by a Standing Order on a UK bank the cost of full membership is £20 per year.
- If you wish to pay by cheque or credit card the cost is £25 (in the US $35) per year.
In the US, Australia and the UK there are a number of events held each year that include:
- celebrity functions featuring actors, directors and authors drawn from the world of Noël Coward. Past celebrities included – Lord and Lady Attenborough, Elaine Stritch, Keir Dullea, Tammy Grimes, Judy Campbell, Moira Lister, Sheridan Morley, Alan Rickman, Lindsay Duncan. Malcolm Sinclair, Eleanor Bron, Venessa Redgrave and Graham Payn.
- cabaret and theatre events – in the past these have included Steve Ross at Pizza On The Park and in various venues in New York, KT Sullivan and Friends at the Jermyn Street Theatre. Professional theatre productions including – Semi-Monde, Fallen Angels, Brief Encounter, Star Quality, The Vortex and Blithe Spirit.
- annual celebrations of the birth of Noël Coward in London and New York. Including celebrity guests and an annual lunch at a noted restaurant.
In addition you receive:
- Home Chat – the Society’s bi-monthly newsletter. 6 editions of this colour magazine are produced in the UK and the US each year and provide up-to-date information on Coward happenings across the globe. The newsletter features articles on Coward and his contemporaries and items from our archive of information and photographs.
- www.noelcoward.net – our website that receives up to 90,000 hits a month.
If you live in the UK or in any other country except North America and you wish to join the Society then contact Stephen Duckham byemail
or write to: The Membership Secretary • 47 Compass Court • Norfolk Street • Coventry • CV1 3LJ or telephone: 02476 229502
Download a UK membership leaflet?
If you live in the US or Canada and wish to join, contact the North American Director, Ken Starrett by email or write to:
The North American Director • The Noël Coward Society • 49 West 68th Street – Apt# 1R • New York • New York • 10023 • USA