Friends of Fairfax House

Supporting the finest Georgian Townhouse in England

For over thirty years, the Friends of Fairfax House have supported this unique Georgian townhouse – the finest in England – ensuring its preservation, encouraging its conservation and educational aims, raising funds to support major projects and exhibitions, and helping to maintain its superb collections of 18th century furniture and decorative arts. Every penny of your Friends’ membership will go to supporting Fairfax House.

Become a Friend and enjoy unlimited access to Fairfax House throughout the year. With exclusive exhibition previews, special events, benefits and discounts, there are so many reasons to become a Friend of Fairfax House this year.

Membership offers you:

  • Unlimited FREE admission to Fairfax House and Exhibitions
  • An annual programme of events, lectures and summer visits to properties, gardens and places of historic interest that may not normally open to the public. You can view these events on the ‘What’s On’ section on the website – click here to view.
  • Discounted Friends’ rates for Fairfax House events
  • Exclusive Previews and Receptions for exhibition launches
  • Special in-depth Study Days – enjoy learning more about a subject in the company of like-minded people
  • Newsletters with updates and behind-the-scenes information on exhibitions and events
  • 10% discount on venue hire for private functions
  • 10% discount in the Gift Shop

Contact Us

For further information about The Friends of Fairfax House contact:

The Friends of Fairfax House
Fairfax House | Castlegate | YORK YO1 9RN
T: 01904 655543

For more information about joining the Friends please email