New members are very welcome, and can join at any time throughout the year.  A 50% discount is offered for the first year of membership fees and the annual fee will be reduced for those applying part way through the year to reflect the number of remaining lectures.  Please note that you must be sixteen years or over in order to be eligible for membership. 


Here are the discounted subscription fees currently on offer for ‘Summer 2020’ and until the end of September 2020*: 


Ordinary Membership (individual membership) FREE – Apply here

Joint Membership (group membership for a maximum of two people) FREE – Apply here 

Under 30 Membership (individual membership for people under 30 years of age) FREE – Apply here 

Corresponding Membership (individual membership for people who live outside of the North West region of England or who would like to support the Society but do not plan on attending lectures) FREE – Apply here 

Student Membership (individual membership for people in full-time education) FREE – Apply here 


*Please note that new discounted rates will be offered at the end of September 2020.  Former members are not eligible for discounted subscription fees.  If you wish to reactivate a lapsed membership please contact the Office by email or on 0161 833 4187. 



Existing Members Annual Subscription Fees 2019-20 

Ordinary Membership: £118.00 

Joint Membership: £189.00 

Under 30 Membership: £89.00 

Corresponding Membership: £44.00 

Student Membership: £17.00 




Subscriptions can also be paid via cheque, BACS or Direct Debit. Please contact the office if you have queries about any of these payment methods.