Membership benefits

We are always delighted to welcome new members. Membership of the Virginia Woolf Society of Great Britain entitles you to:

  • FREE Virginia Woolf Bulletin three times a year, containing articles, reviews and previously unpublished material by Woolf herself (normally £5 each)
  • Discount on Birthday Lecture: annual talk by a Woolf scholar or author, held on the Saturday nearest to 25 January
  • FREE Regular email updates, with information and news of upcoming Woolf events
  • Discount on member events: e.g. day conferences; study weekends, talks, visits; guided walks in an area connected with Woolf
  • FREE or discounted online talks and events: live and recorded events accessed by web link

Membership fees

As a non-profit organisation run by elected volunteers, we keep our fees as low as we can.

Annual membership (year ending 31 December 2021)
£10 UK-based students
£15 Overseas students
£20 UK
£26 Europe
£30 Outside Europe

Five-year membership (beginning 2021)
£80 UK
£104 Europe
£120 Outside Europe

Memberships starting part-way through the year and continuing until December of the following year are also available. Please email for details.

UK membership

There are several ways to pay, but if you would like to join, please email the Membership Secretary Stuart N. Clarke at

You can pay (sterling only) by online banking, PayPal or cheque.

1) For online payments, please use the following details.
Bank: Santander
Account Name: Virginia Woolf Society GB
Account No.: 40411044
Sort Code: 09 06 66

2) For PayPal payments, you will need to add a little extra for the PayPal charges: Stuart will let you know how much when you email.

3) Or make out a cheque to ‘Virginia Woolf Society’ and post it with your membership form to:
Membership Secretary
Charnleys Lane
Southport PR9 8HJ

Reference: in all cases, please use MBRSHP plus your surname (so that we can match up the payment with the contact details provided).

Quick renewals
UK members can renew using online banking and emailing Stuart N. Clarke at with your:

  • name
  • postcode
  • membership number.

Other memberships

For other membership types, please write to or email Stuart N. Clarke as above.


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Facebook: @VWSGB
Twitter: @VirginiaWoolfGB
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