The English Folk Dance and Song Society websites use cookies.
You can read more about cookies and how we use them here.
Continued use of this site implies that you agree to our use of cookies.  
At the heart of English folk
Individual membership

Individual membership

Why join EFDSS?

Our members are our greatest advocates, and provide vital financial support of our work as a Registered Charity.

Members’ benefits include:

  • A full-colour quarterly magazine, English Dance & Song, providing news and reviews of what’s hot in the folk arts sector
  • Folk Music Journal, our annual academic journal, highly valued by universities and libraries across the world
  • Limited public liability insurance cover for folk activities / events involving up to 500 people, with a liability of up to £5 million

 
In recent years the support of our members has helped us to become one of most dynamic arts organisations in England: we have dramatically increased activities around learning, performance and artist support, and have developed Cecil Sharp House into a vibrant and creative arts centre.

 

How much does membership cost?

Standard membership

Individual £50

Joint £75 

Student £23
Please provide a photocopy of your student ID card

Young Person £23 
Please provide your date of birth
 

Senior membership (over 65s)

Senior Individual £34
Please provide your date of birth

Senior Joint £50 
One member should be over 65; please provide your date of birth

Life £450 
Please provide your date of birth

Joint Life £639
One member should be over 65; please provide your date of birth
 

Join us now

You can join now online – or download a Word form or PDF form to complete and post to us.

Gift Aid: EFDSS can claim Gift Aid on personal membership fees. If you pay any UK income tax – for example on a salary, investments, savings or a pension – you can make a Gift Aid declaration. It costs you nothing, and it means that your membership payment will be worth an extra 25% to EFDSS. Please consider completing a Gift Aid declaration form.

Call us on +44 (0)20 7241 8956 for more information on membership.