Gift Aid

Gift Aid is an income tax relief designed to benefit charities. If you are a UK taxpayer, Gift Aid increases the value of your subscription by 25% because the Society can reclaim the basic rate of tax on your gift at no extra cost to you.  You are encouraged to complete the Gift Aid form through this link.  Gift Aid Form

Categories of membership are listed below together with subscription costs.

New members are invited to make a discretionary donation to the Society.

Payment to the Elgar Society can be made in the following ways:

Standing Order

This link will download a Standing Order form which should be sent to your bank.

Standing Order Form

Personal cheque

Personal cheques should be made payable to The Elgar Society and sent to:

Mr David Young
Hon. Membership Secretary
The Rectory
Lydeard St Lawrence

On Line Bank Transfer

This should be made to The Elgar Society, Sort code: 30-99-90, Acc. No. 00212038

Members using this method of payment should inform the Hon. Membership Secretary that a payment has been made by letter to the above address, by e-mail to or by telephone on 01984 667735 .


PayPal offers a secure and convenient way of making on line payments at no cost to the user.  Please select the type of membership you require and follow the on screen instructions.  Users new to Paypal will be able  to set up an account at no cost.  Those wishing to pay without opening an account may do so  by clicking on to “Pay using your debit or credit card,” which can be found directly below the “Log in” button.

Full year membership (any membership taken between January 1st and June 30th)

UK Single Subscription £35

UK Joint Subscription £40

UK Student Single £16 

UK Student Joint £21

Overseas Single £36

Overseas Joint £41

Overseas Student Single £17

Overseas Student joint £22

Members joining after July 1st pay a reduced subscription to cover the period up to January 1st.

UK Single Subscription £20

UK Joint Subscription £22.50

UK Student Single £7.50

Overseas Single £22

Overseas Joint £24.50

Overseas Student Single £8

Discretionary voluntary donation