The Friends of the Grand Pavilion now has over 300 members.
Chairman of the Matlock Bath-based group, Gregor Macgregor, said: “This means that we have nearly doubled our membership in just over a month.”
He added: “We are now applying to two funding bodies for the money to do the renovation work, they have been impressed by the level of local support that we now have.”
To join the group or for more information go to www.thegrandpavilion.co.uk or contact Mr Macgregor, at Masson Cottage, Upperwood Road, Matlock Bath, or call 01629 55088.
Individual membership is £10, for a family it is £15, and concessions pay £5.