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Membership is open to anyone who supports the aims of the Society, be they bookbinder (professional or hobbyist), conservator, librarian, book lover or collector. All categories of membership (see below) will receive the Society journal, BOOKBINDER, national newsletters and details of meetings in their region.

On joining the Society, members are expected to abide by the Articles of Constitution (PDF).


HOW TO JOIN:
You can join online now via PayPal using the button below…

Please note that it is not necessary to have a PayPal account to do this. The following credit cards are also accepted:

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Anyone wishing to apply for Student Membership should complete
the postal Membership Form or contact the membership secretary.

If you would prefer not to pay online you can download, fill in and return a postal form…
View / Download postal membership form (PDF)


Membership Categories    

FULL MEMBER:
£40.00 GBP 

This will apply to all members except for the following categories.

JOINT MEMBER:
£55.00 GBP 

For two members living at the same address, both equally eligible to attend and hold office but with only one copy of each newsletter and journal between them.

CORPORATE MEMBER:
£80.00 GBP 

Any corporate body wishing to belong to, and to support the Society.

AGED 25 & UNDER:
£25.00 GBP 

As Full Member but benefiting from a reduced subscription rate.

STUDENT MEMBER:
£20.00 GBP 

Those members attending a FULL-TIME course relating to bookbinding.
(maximum period of Student Membership is 3 years)

OVERSEAS MEMBER:
£45.00 GBP 

Those living outside the UK who wish to join the Society.

HONORARY FELLOW:

Honorary Fellowships shall be awarded by the Council to a member considered to have contributed outstanding service to the Society.

HONORARY MEMBER:

Honorary Membership shall be ratified by the Council after recommendation by the Region.