The website of the
Black Country Society
Established in 1967 to Support, Record, Preserve and Celebrate the distinct
Character and Nature of the West Midlands area known since the mid nineteenth century as 'The Black Country'
Membership of The Black Country Society
Members receive the quarterly Blackcountryman magazine, and through a password protected area on the web site, access to pdfs of all back copies from 1967
They can also take part in walks and tours and can attend society meetings free.
Members can also use, under license, the images on the Image Bank on the web site
Types of membership
The annual membership fee for individuals is £17.50. Individual members receive all benefits listed above
Membership is available for two family member at the same address at an annual cost of £20.00. Once copy of the magazine is provided, and both family members receive all the other benefits.
The annual fee for overseas membership is £30.00 , which includes postage of the magazine, and the other benefits listed above.
Schools, Colleges, Universities and Libraries
The annual organisation membership fee is £17.50 and includes one copy of the magazine and all the other benefits listed above for all within the organisation.
Payment of membership fees
There are three ways of paying the annual membership fee for both new and existing members.
By cheque made payable to THE BLACK COUNTRY SOCIETY’ to the Membership secretary at the above address (with the Membership form for new members)
By Bank transfer or Standing Order. The Membership Secretary will provide bank and account details as required.
By PayPal using the payment buttons below
For general enquiries concerning Membership please contact the Membership Secretary using the Membership enquiries form on the Contact page