Friends Scheme

Friends of South Square

South Square Gallery plays an important part in the cultural life of Thornton by providing community exhibitions, events and workshops alongside our contemporary arts programme and it is committed to providing a platform and opportunities to new artists and curators.



This scheme enables individuals to support the centre and offers reduced hire rates and an opportunity to exhibit as part of an annual exhibition if you are a local artist. The support of our friends will help us keep the organisation sustainable.

  • 15% off artwork purchases in the main gallery
  • 50% off ticketed events and workshops
  • An opportunity to be part of an annual ‘Friends of South Square’ exhibition in the main gallery
  • 50% off hiring of community room and meeting room for projects, events or workshops
  • FREE South Square Tote Bag or Screen print designed by artist Beth Rose
  • Regular email updates about the centre’s organisational development and opportunities to become a part of our public consultations

Payment Options

The membership free is just £30 per year (£25 concessions)

Payment can be made by cash, cheque or BACs to: Thornton and Allerton Community Association Ltd (Barclays), Sort Code: 20-11-81, Account Number: 33401758

Please email or speak to a member of staff if you have any questions about becoming a member.