On joining the Society members must pay the applicable subscription. Thereafter, payment of subscriptions is due on 1 January each year.
Subscriptions for those joining the Society under the Free Members Scheme.
Under this scheme members joining the Society prior to 30 June will not be be required to pay a subscription until 1 January the following year. Subscriptions for those joining after 30 June may defer payment for a further year.
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:
This link will download a Standing Order form which should be sent to your bank.
Personal cheques should be made payable to The Elgar Society and sent to:
Mr David Young
Hon. Membership Secretary
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or by telephone on 01984 667735 .
Credit and Debit Card
Payments using Visa or Mastercard can be made to the Society. The following details should be sent to email@example.com .
Card (Debit/Credit Card)
Card provider (only Visa and Mastercard are accepted)
Card security number (shown on the reverse of the card)
*In order to ensure security it is strongly recommended that only the first 8 digits of the card number are e-mailed with these details and that the remaining digits follow in a separate mail.
UK taxpayers are reminded that credit card payments can be Gift Aided allowing the Society to reclaim the basic rate of tax on your subscription at no extra cost to you. You are encouraged to complete the Gift Aid form through this link. Gift Aid Form
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 by selecting the type of membership and completing the PayPal form. Alternatively, clicking the “credit or debit card” link below the “Log in” button will access the form.
Members joining after July 1st pay a reduced subscription to cover the period up to January 1st.
NOTE: This is a one off payment. You may be charged again if you fail to cancel the transaction after the initial payment has been completed. Subsequent payments should be for a full year membership.
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