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Join The Textile Society

Join the Textile Society and become part of a community of experts and enthusiasts who seek to share their passion and knowledge, and to support the study of textiles past and present.

As a member you will receive invitations to textile related events and visits and discounted entry to the Society’s yearly conference, as well as receiving, ‘TEXT’, our full colour annual journal together with a newsletter three times a year.

Your subscription, along with the proceeds of the Society’s Antique Textile Fairs, will help to fund the future of textile study and design.

There are three categories of membership, as follows:

Individual membership (incl Student/OAP/Unwaged)

  • One copy of TEXT per year and three newsletters.
  • Discounted prices for TS events, such as visits and textile fairs, and the annual conference.
  • Priority booking for free events such as research symposia.

Household (Family) membership

  • One copy of TEXT per year and three newsletters.
  • Discounted prices for any two family members at TS events, such as visits and textile fairs, and the annual conference.
  • Priority booking for free events such as research symposia.

Institutional membership (incl charity)

  • Two copies of TEXT per year and two copies of the newsletter three times a year.
  • Discounted prices for TS events, such as visits and textile fairs, and the annual conference.
  • Priority booking for free events such as research symposia.

Membership annual rates

Category Standing Order (£) Otherwise (£) Notes
Individual 22.50 25.00  
Household 27.50 30.00  
Student 12.50 15.00 Full time study
Individual - retired/unemployed 15.00 17.50  
Small Institution 25.00 25.00 Turnover less than £0.75 M
Large Institution 50.00 50.00 Turnover £0.75M and above

 

You can use our online service to join, renew an existing membership or to update your details.

Join, renew your membership or update your details online

Alternatively, download the membership forms below in PDF format. Print, fill in and return by post to: Membership Secretary, c/o 2 Wallgrange cottage, Park Lane, Cheddleton, Staffordshire, ST13 7JS.

Download membership form (PDF)