Life Membership is awarded by the Committee to those members who have made an important and significant contribution to the work of the Festival over several years.

Pat Forrester-Bennett Anne Cleves Mavis Kettlewell

Friends and Benefactors

Our Festival affords opportunities for hundreds of young people from our local area to enjoy the Performing Arts and to develop their skills. The Friends and Benefactors Scheme provides essential support for the Festival’s activities, not least in financial terms.

We invite you to join us and support Taunton Festival of the Arts. We offer two categories:-

Friends: Minimum donation £20

Benefactors: Minimum donation £60

Benefactors will have a reduction of 25% in the ticket price for all the Taunton Young Musician and Taunton Young Singer competitions.

All Friends and Benefactors will be acknowledged on the web site and in the programmes. You will receive regular updates about events by either email or post.

Paying your subscription:

Cheque payable to Taunton Festival of the Arts and send to:- TFA, Cranford, Bishops Hull, Taunton, TA1 5EW

If you would prefer to pay by bank transfer please contact us and we will send you details.

Friends and Benefactors of the Festival


Diana Rees

Honorary Life Members

Anne Cleves Mavis Kettlewell Pat Forrester-Bennett


Roger Wells Gill Parker Harold Mead

Jefferson Horsley Peter Grover Keith Jones

Andrew Carter Ian Shattock Helen Shattock

Linda Marshall Cole Alan Reeve Michael Chapman

Gwynneth Flitters Brian Kettlewell Gillian Greig


Anne Vosper Ron Roberts Mr and Mrs Penston

Dilly Bradley Mr C Cutting Helen Foster

Rosemary Lea Katy Davies Audrey Axford