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Why join us?

The subscriptions paid by our members enable us to continue our research and conservation work. Membership also provides benefits:

Transactions: each year members receive a copy of the Society's journal, which publishes articles on current research into the history and archaeology of Gloucestershire by leading experts.
Newsletter: members receive regular well-illustrated newsletters by post or e-mail, keeping them in touch with the activities of the Society and related organizations. The newsletter also includes short articles based on ongoing research.
Excursions: regular excursions are arranged to places of local historical and archaeological interest, where members enjoy the insights of expert guides. Longer residential excursions within the UK and overseas are also arranged.
Lectures: Two series of lectures are arranged between September and March each year. One series is held in Bristol and the other in Gloucester.
Library: Members have access to the Society's extensive library of books and periodicals on archaeology, architecture, history, geography and local studies.
Publications: Record Series members also receive a copy of Record Series and Essay volumes as they are published.

Types of Membership

We have four types of members: Ordinary, Associate, Institutional and Record Series.

Ordinary members receive our Newsletter each February and September which contains full details of Society activities. You can attend any lecture or visit which we organise. You will also receive our annual journal (the Transactions) every Spring.

Associate membership is open to anyone living at the same address as a member. You can attend any lecture or visit which we organise but will not receive your own copy of our publications.

Institutions receive the Transactions and may choose to have the Newsletter.

Record Series members have all the benefits of ordinary membership and also receive a Record Series volume of original sources for the history of Gloucestershire published each Autumn.

Subscription rates

Type of MembershipBasicincl. Record Series
Ordinary£10 £25
Associate£5£20
Institutional£10£25
Ordinary (Overseas)£13£33
Institutional (Overseas)£13£33

Subscriptions are due on 1 January each year.

How to join

You can apply and pay your subscription online (by PayPal account or debit/credit card)

or download our Membership Form to apply by post.

Enquiries may be addressed to the Honorary Membership Secretary.