Join LAP

Benefits of Membership

As well as supporting an important professional organisation and consultative body to represent the arts in the Lancaster District, specific benefits of LAP Membership include:

  • Named individual to sit on the LAP committee (6 meetings a year)
  • Members will have the opportunity to help shape the future of both the organisation and the arts in Lancaster District.
  • Presence at the Arts Framework ‘Annual Gathering’ (November)
  • Advocacy for strategic arts development at local & regional level.
  • Members will be added to the LAP Membership Directory on the Arts City website.
  • Members may add events to the Arts City website events calendar
  • Members receive preferential rates for leaflet distribution to the Arts City Leaflet Racks which are sited in 16 sites around the district and are regularly merchandised by our Arts City Racks Coordinator. (PLEASE NOTE THAT DURING THE COVID PANDEMIC DISTRIBUTION HAS BEEN SUSPENDED)
  • Skills & Knowledge Bank – access to member knowledge across the district.
  • Networking and collaboration opportunities.
  • Members may also post articles on the Arts City blog.

Membership Rates

LAP offers four levels of annual Membership:


For small organisations with an annual turnover under £10k



For small – medium-sized organisations with an annual turnover between £10k and £50k



For medium-sized organisations with an annual turnover between £50k and £300k



For large organisations with an annual turnover in excess of £300k


n.b. Membership is not open to individuals at this time.

  • Membership will run from April to March and will renew annually.

  • Anyone joining mid-year will be billed for the number of months remaining up to the end of March, then annually from April as above.

If you are interested in becoming a member, please apply here…