More ways to support the Lectures

Help share the CHRISTMAS LECTURES experience.

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Trusts and Foundations

Trusts and foundations have a long history of supporting the Ri’s CHRISTMAS LECTURES and its programme of exciting digital and educational activities.  

Support from trusts & foundations enables millions of young people a year, from a range of backgrounds and from across the UK, to benefit from the CHRISTMAS LECTURES experience.

Help us to show the possibilities of science to young people today. To find out more about how you can support the Lectures, please contact the development team at

Join as an Ri Member or Patron

Our members and Patrons are at the heart of the Ri and their support is vital in helping us achieve our vision for a world where everyone is inspired to think more deeply about science and its place in lives.

By becoming an Ri Member or Patron, you will join a community of like-minded people who share a curiosity and passion for science. And as well as supporting our charitable work, you’ll receive free or better than half price tickets for Ri talks, exclusive entry to the CHRISTMAS LECTURES ticket ballot and a host of other benefits.

An annual membership is just £77 with a concessionary rate of £40 available for those aged 18 to 26

Join today!