2021 online membership

The BOS is now offering new or renewal subscription via paypal. Please note, the society is absorbing all extra paypal costs. Please note : all categories have access to the pdf magazine. E-membership subscriptions get the e-magazine only. If your paypal email is not the same as the one you normally use, please email the Membership Secretary and tell her which address you want us to use for contacting you. Please read this information and make sure you select the correct membership option from the drop-down list below.

You can also join us at the same time as buying paper from our Supplies Site.

Cost Category
£10.00 e-membership pdf magazines only - no printed copy
£32.00 Ordinary inc. e-membership Open to all individuals resident within the UK
£20.00 Junior inc. e-membership Open to residents of the UK under the age of eighteen.
£20.00 Student / Concessions
inc. e-membership
Open to people of limited means resident within the UK:
a. Students undergoing full-time education over the age of 18
b. Retired Persons mainly dependent on their social security pensions
c. People receiving social security benefits and others who may be approved by the Council
£38.00 Family inc. e-membership 2 or more from the same household, (at least 1 adult) receive 1 copy of each magazine.
£40.00 Europe inc. e-membership Living in Europe
£45.00 Rest of the World US$ cheque or cash $82 inc. e-membership

Living outside Europe (eg Japan, USA)

Now select the options below (check carefully!) and press "subscribe". You can leave a custom message on the checkout page

This option allows you to join for a single year. You need to rejoin every year.

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