Ri Member offers

Make the most of your membership with these exclusive offers from some of the UK's leading science and arts organisations.

  • Experiments at the Ri Lates

    Credit: Katherine Leedale

Ri Member offers

At the Ri we're always looking for ways to increase value for our members, and we're lucky enough to enjoy excellent relationships with some first-class cultural organisations and venues.

Our past offer partners have included the Science Museum, the Royal Court Theatre, Royal Museums Greenwich, The London Library and the Natural History Museum.

Our current offers for Ri Members and Patrons include:

13 Journeys Through Space and Time: Christmas Lectures from the Royal Institution

Started at the Ri in 1825 by Michael Faraday, the CHRISTMAS LECTURES have been broadcast on television since the 1960s and have formed part of the British Christmas tradition for generations. First devised to attract young people to the magic of science through spectacular demonstrations, they are now watched by millions of people around the world every year.

Drawing on the incredible archive here at the Ri, which is packed full of handwritten notebooks, photographs and transcripts, this book will focus on 13 of the most captivating lectures given at the Ri on space and time, taking a look at what we thought we knew then and what has been discovered since. Ri Members and Patrons receive 50% off 13 Journeys Through Space and Time: Christmas Lectures from the Royal Institution by Colin Stuart when ordering directly from the publisher. The offer can also be used when buying the book at the Ri. The book will be published on 3 November by Michael O’Mara Books. 

Offer ends: 31 December 2016 

To redeem this offer please call +44 (0)20 7491 6588 or email membership@ri.ac.uk and your name and membership number will be validated. You will then be given a code which you will need to quote over the phone when you put in a mail order for the book. The discount cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer, there is no cash alternative available. 

Royal Court Theatre

Lucy Kirkwood’s The Children is a play about three retired nuclear scientists, which grapples with the question of which generation should take responsibility for the future and for the world we will leave for our children.

Get £10 off tickets in price bands A & B (£28 and £18 instead of usual £38 & £28) when you book before 17 November using our exclusive discount code for Ri Members

Bookings must be made before 17 November for performances from 20 November onwards. Excludes Mondays. Subject to availability. 

To redeem this offer please call +44 (0)20 7491 6588 or email membership@ri.ac.uk and your name and membership number will be validated. You will then be given a code which you will need to quote over the phone or when booking online at the Royal Court Theatre. 

Bloomsbury Books

Ri Members and Patrons can receive a 25% discount and free postage on two newly released titles from Bloomsbury Books.

In Bring Back the King, scientist and comedy writer Helen Pilcher goes on a quest to identify the perfect de-extinction candidate. Along the way, she asks if Elvis could be recreated from the DNA inside a pickled wart, investigates whether it's possible to raise a pet dodo, and considers the odds of a 21st century Neanderthal turning heads on public transport. Pondering the practicalities and the point of de-extinction, Bring Back the King is a witty and wry exploration of what is bound to become one of the hottest topics in conservation – if not in science as a whole – in the years to come.

Offer ends: 31 January 2017

Furry Logic explores the mysteries of the animal world. Why do dogs slurp from their drinking bowls while cats lap up water with a delicate flick of the tongue? How does a tiny turtle hatchling from Florida circle the entire northern Atlantic before returning to the very beach where it was born? And how can a Komodo dragon kill a water buffalo with a bite only as strong as a domestic cat’s? These puzzles, and many more besides, are all explained by physics. From heat and light to electricity and magnetism, Furry Logic unveils the ways that more than 30 animals exploit physics to eat, drink, mate and dodge death in their daily battle for survival.

Offer ends: 28 February 2017

Ri Members and Patrons receive a 25% discount and free postage if buying these books at bloomsbury.com. The discount cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer, there is no cash alternative available. To redeem this offer please call +44 (0)20 7491 6588 or email membership@ri.ac.uk and your name and membership number will be validated. You will then be given a code which you will need to enter at checkout on bloomsbury.com.

 

We also have a long running partnership with the New Scientist and Ri Members are entitled to an exclusive 35% discount on the cost of annual subscriptions to the magazine.

 

Be sure to check this page again soon as our offers are regularly updated.

If you would like to get in touch with us to work together to provide an offer for our Ri Members please email media@ri.ac.uk

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