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RATES

UK Membership

Membership or renewal is due from January 1st each year and is £15

Any number of additional household members may enrolled for £5

 


European Membership

Membership or renewal is due from January 1st each year and is £15

Any number of additional household members may enrolled for £5

Payment in Sterling or via Paypal.

 


Outside Europe Membership

Membership or renewal is due from January 1st each year and is £18

Any number of additional household members may enrolled for £5

Payment in Sterling or via Paypal.

 


e-membership

Members who are willing to have all interaction with the Society through electronic means including downloading the Year Book may pay a flat fee of £10 via Paypal

Commercial Organisations

Commercial Organisations are welcome to join the Society for an annual fee of £21 and may send a representative to meetings and events

Academic Institutions and Charitable Bodies

May join the Society and send a representative to meetings and events for an annual fee of £15 

Please contact the membership secretary with any questions rexharden.bis.members@gmail.com

Becoming a Member

If you wish to sign up and pay on line then please go to our Membership Payment page.  If you prefer you may download and print the membership form and post it with your cheque for the subscription as detailed on the form. Click the link to download the Membership-form

Existing members

All membership renewal enquiries should be addressed to Rex Harden, Membership Secretary, 56 Pirton Lane, Churchdown, Gloucester GL3 2SJ

renewals@britishirissociety.org.uk

Membership runs with the calendar year.

Members who join between January and 31 July will receive the current Year Book as well as the edition published in December.

 

 

 


Membership benefits

THE IRIS YEAR BOOK published each December, containing articles on specialist features of iris growing, reviews and summaries of the year’s highlights, illustrated in colour.

THE NEWSLETTER published twice yearly to keep you up-to-date with forthcoming events and news items.

THE SEED DISTRIBUTION SCHEME the opportunity to obtain Iris seeds which you can try for yourself.

THE PLANT SALES SCHEME the chance to buy Irises that may be difficult to find and at advantageous prices.

THE REFERENCE LIBRARY a loan library service of books on irises, including titles not readily available elsewhere.

THE IMAGE LIBRARY another loan service with over 5,000 digital images that embraces specialist interest subjects, e.g. TBs, Species, Siberian, Japanese, Pacific Coast, etc.

MEMBERSHIP OF LOCAL AND SPECIALIST GROUPS gives you the chance to join one of the Specialist or Local Groups who hold informative meetings and provides the opportunity to make new friends with fellow enthusiasts.

EXHIBIT IRISES take an active part at the BIS Shows. Newcomers are always welcomed and encouraged to join in these colourful events. There are special classes for juniors and newcomers.

EXPERTISE ON HAND seek advice from keen and experienced Iris growers who are always pleased to offer help.