Please Join Us

Membership is open to anyone who supports the aims of the Society, be they bookbinder (professional or hobbyist), conservator, librarian, book lover or collector. New members joining here need to be aged 18 or over  (any young person under 18 of years should contact the membership secretary for a special application form at membership@societyofbookbinders.com )

Full UK Membership

£40 / Year
  • BOOKBINDER Journal
  • National Newsletter (3 issues)
  • Invite To Society Workshops, Meetings and Day Visits
  • Access To The Society's Conference and Seminar
  • Access To The Society's Members Codex Website
  • Membership is open to anyone who supports the aims of the Society, be they bookbinder (professional or hobbyist), conservator, librarian, book lover or collector.

Student OR Aged 25 and Under Membership

£20 / Year
  • BOOKBINDER Journal
  • National Newsletter (3 issues)
  • Invite To Society Workshops, Meetings and Day Visits
  • Access To The Society's Conference and Seminar
  • Access To The Society's Members Codex Website
  • To qualify for Student Membership you must be an apprentice or full-time student.
  • As Full Member but benefiting from a reduced subscription rate, as the society believes in encouraging younger and student members.

Overseas Membership

£45 / Year
  • BOOKBINDER Journal
  • National Newsletter (3 issues)
  • Access To The Society's Members Codex Website
  • Overseas Bookbinders Are More Than Welcome To Join The Society
  • Access To The Society's Conference and Seminar
  • Membership is open to anyone who supports the aims of the Society, be they bookbinder (professional or hobbyist), conservator, librarian, book lover or collector.

Joint Membership

£55 / Year
  • BOOKBINDER Journal
  • National Newsletters (3 issues)
  • Invite To Society Workshops and Day Visits
  • Access To The Society's Conference and Seminar
  • Access To The Society's Members Codex Website
  • 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 Membership

£80 / Year
  • 2 Copies Of The BOOKBINDER Journal
  • 2 Copies Of The National Newsletters
  • Access To The Society's Members Codex Website
  • Access To The Society's Conference and Seminar
  • Businesses Are Encouraged To Support The Society
  • Any Corporate Body Wishing To Belong To And Support The Society.

Please Note!

All the subscriptions above will include an automatic recurring subscription payment every year. You can cancel this at anytime in your accounts page. 
New Members who do not wish to join via the website can send a cheque to the Membership Secretary:  Wendy Meeple, Society Of Bookbinders Membership Secretary  2 Low Common, Deopham, Norfolk, NR18 9DZ, together with the completed application form View / Download postal membership form (PDF)