Gift membership

Share the wonder of science with a loved one, with the gift of Ri Membership.

Buy gift membership
Christmas lectures 2019 shot
Image credit: Paul Wilkinson

Give the magic of science this Christmas with a year-round gift that's just a little bit different. Not only will your loved one get to enjoy the wonders of science, but your contribution will also support our work to connect as many people as possible with science.

Ri Membership costs £77 and includes these benefits:

  • Better than half price tickets to our talks*
  • Exclusive access to the CHRISTMAS LECTURES ticket ballot**
  • Regular member e-newsletters
  • Early, ad-free access to our YouTube videos
  • Free tickets for our Discourses
  • Invitations to special events
  • 15% discount on adult workshops and short courses
  • Discounts on Ri venue hire***
  • Special offers on books, magazines and tickets to the cinema, theatre and exhibitions.

(A concessionary rate of £40 is available for those between the ages of 18 and 26.)

Ri Young Membership costs £30 and includes these benefits:

Ri Young Membership is for anyone aged 17 or under. Benefits include:

  • Free tickets for Family Fun Days (ages 6–12)
  • Free tickets for For Your Inspiration events (ages 13–17)
  • Better than half-price tickets for Ri talks*
  • Exclusive access to the CHRISTMAS LECTURES ticket ballot**
  • Discounts on holiday workshops
  • Bespoke emails packed with experiments to try at home
  • Plus discounts on books and magazine subscriptions

(Please note that Ri Young Membership for anyone aged younger than 13 must be bought as a gift.)

* Excluding CHRISTMAS LECTURES and special events.
** The CHRISTMAS LECTURES ticket ballot usually runs in September. 
*** Discount on Ri venue hire is applicable on bookings for personal use only.

 CHRISTMAS LECTURES® is a registered trademark. 

Get in touch with the Ri Membership team

For more information, please contact the Ri Membership team at or by calling +44 (0)20 7491 6588 from Monday to Friday between 9.30am to 5.30pm.