Membership is open to everyone, so why not join us? Members receive a quarterly newsletter and the annual journal Strands and have access to resources in the members’ area of the website.
Membership is renewable annually on 1st November irrespective of when you joined the Society. New members receive a welcome pack, which includes the latest issue of Strands. They will also receive the issue of Strands published at the end of the membership year.
Full members (Individual or Group/Family members) can participate in a range of activities alongside others who share their braiding interests such as:
Long-Haul membership is available to residents of Asia, the Americas, Africa, Australia and New Zealand. Long-haul members are mailed a hard copy of Strands, all other communication is by email. They have no voting rights and pay non-member entry fees to Society events. Long-haul membership does not include participation in the swap or exhibitions. An upgrade to Full membership can be made at any time.
Gift Membership is available. If you would like to give someone Braid Society Membership as a gift, please contact the Membership Secretary (email@example.com) and we can arrange a card to be sent in addition to the creation of membership details either online or via the applciation form
Group/Family Membership conditionsThere is to be a single contact email and postal address for all correspondence, including applications for taking part in Braid Society events.
Applying for membership
You can apply online and pay by PayPal using the links below. If you'd prefer to pay by bank transfer rather than PayPal, please contact the Membership Secretary (firstname.lastname@example.org) and we will gladly supply the relevant bank details. Alternatively you can download and complete the membership_application_form by hand and forward payment (by cheque) to the Braid Society Treasurer using the contact details on the form.