Support the Regional Heritage Centre
Our Patrons and Friends are an important part of the Centre's life. The financial support that our Patrons and Friends provide helps to underpin all our activities and is highly valued.
Become a Patron or a Friend
Please choose one of the options below to make a regular or single donation online and become one of our highly valued Patrons and Friends.
Benefits for our Friends
In return for their subscription, Friends of the Centre receive the following benefits:
- A 10% discount off the attendance fee for our conferences, study days and most other events.
- A 35% reduction on the published purchase price of all our Occasional and Resource Papers.
- An invitation to our book launches.
- A choice of a free publication from the list below
Benefits for our Patrons
As a Patron you will be entitled to all the benefits that our Friends receive, but you will also receive invitations to exclusive events. In appreciation of your additional support, all Patrons will be sent a complimentary copy of each of our books as they are published. Patrons of the Centre commit to making a contribution of at least £100 a year or a Direct Debit of at least £10 per month. If you are in a position to offer more than these minimum sums, we would be most grateful. You may choose to have your role as a Patron acknowledged on our website, or you are welcome to remain anonymous.
Sign up by mail
Please download and complete the RHC Supporter Form and Leaflet and return it to the Centre along with your choice of free book.
Annual supportership runs from 1st August to 31st July each year.
Our list of free books
- Furness Abbey - Romance, Scholarship and Culture
- The Buildings of Georgian Lancaster
- A Fylde Country Practice. Medicine and Society in Lancashire, c.1760-1840
- A History of Linen in the North West
- A History of Catholicism in the Furness Peninsula, 1127-1997
- The Jacobite Invasion of 1745 in North West England
- Juvenile Offenders in Victorian Lancashire
- Thomas Harrison: Georgian Architect of Chester and Lancaster 1744-1829.
- Hadrian's Wall: a social and cultural history
- Walking Roman Roads in Lonsdale and the Eden Valley
Our grateful thanks go to all of our Benefactors and Patrons and also to the many supporters who subscribe as Friends of the Centre.
Benefactors to the RHC provide exceptional charitable support to the Centre
- Dr Philip Welch
- Dr Rob David
- Professor Graham Hooley
- Gavin Little
- Marion McClintock
- Malcolm McIvor
- Christine Parker
- Colin Pickthall
- Stephen Revell
- Dr Elizabeth Roberts
- Hugh Roberts
- Gary Rycroft
- Dr Bill Shannon
There are also a number of patrons who have chosen to remain anonymous.
Lancaster University is committed to ensuring that our fundraising is legal, open, honest and respectful.
Regional Heritage Centre
Department of History
+44 (0)1524 593770
Usually staffed on Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 9:30-15:30