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Membership of The Black Country Society

Members receive the quarterly Blackcountryman magazine, and through a password protected area on the web site, access to high quality, searchable pdfs of all back copies from 1967. In addition a number of other resources in the Society Archive are available only to members i


They can also take part in walks and tours and can attend society meetings free. 


Members can also use, under license, the images in the Society Archive.

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Membership benefits

Types of membership

Individual Membership

The annual membership fee for individuals is £20.00. Individual members receive all benefits listed above

Overseas Membership

The annual fee for overseas membership is £20.00 , which includes a pdf copy of the magazine, and the other benefits listed above. 

Joint Membership

Membership is available for two family member at the same address at an annual cost of £25.00. Once copy of the magazine is provided, and both family members receive all the other benefits.

Schools, Colleges, Universities and Libraries 

The annual organisation membership fee is £20.00 and includes one copy of the magazine and all the other benefits listed above for all within the organisation.

Joining the Society

To join the society complete and submit the New Member information form on the right, and pay the appropriate membership fee (see below)

The applicant will receive an email giving some more information about the Society and its activities and a pdf of the latest copy of the Blackcountryman

Membership application

Thanks for submitting!

Payment of membership fees 

There are two ways of paying the annual membership fee for  new members.

1. By using one of the PayPal buttons below (which allows the use of debit and credit cards- click on button, then PayPal checkout. then Pay with debit / credit card).

2. By Bank transfer or Standing Order. Bank details will be provided in response to the membership application or in the annual subscription notice.

Existing members will be given details of how to pay in their annual subscription notice/

Please make sure you use the correct PayPal button!


For general enquiries concerning Membership please contact the Membership Secretary using the Membership enquiries form on the Contact page

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