Payment Options


Payment Dates

On joining the Society members must pay the applicable subscription.Thereafter, payment of subscriptions is due on 1 January each year.

Subscriptions for those joining the Society under the Free Members Scheme.

Under this scheme members joining the Society prior to 30 June will not be be required to pay a subscription until 1 January the following year.Subscriptions for those joining after 30 June may defer payment for a further year.

Gift Aid

Gift Aid is an income tax relief designed to benefit charities. If you are a UK taxpayer, Gift Aid increases the value of your subscription by 25% because the Society can reclaim the basic rate of tax on your gift at no extra cost to you.  You are encouraged to complete the Gift Aid form through this link.  Gift Aid Form

Categories of membership are listed below together with subscription costs.

New members are invited to make a discretionary donation to the Society.

Payment to the Elgar Society can be made in the following ways:

Standing Order

This link will download a Standing Order form which should be sent to your bank.

Standing Order Form

Personal cheque

Personal cheques should be made payable to The Elgar Society and sent to:

Mr Chris Bennett
11 Aston Court
Basin Road

On Line Bank Transfer

This should be made to The Elgar Society
Sort code: 30-99-90
Acc. No. 00212038
IBAN: GB49 LOYD 3099 9000 2120 38

All payments by bank transfer should include your name and/or Elgar Society membership number.

Members using this method of payment should inform the Hon. Membership Secretary that a payment has been made by letter to the above address, by e-mail to or by telephone on 01905 356950

Credit Card, Debit Card and PayPal

Credit card, debit card and PayPal payments may be submitted by clicking the button below.  The correct subscription fee for each membership type is shown below.  Discretionary additional donations may be added to the appropriate subscription.

Annual membership subscriptions for 2021 are:

UK Single membership: £35.00
UK Joint membership: £40.00
UK Single Student membership: £16
UK Joint Student membership: £21

Worldwide Single membership: £36
Worldwide Joint membership: £41
WorldwideStudent membership: £17
Worldwide Joint Student membership: £22

UK taxpayers are reminded that payments can be Gift Aided allowing the Society to reclaim the basic rate of tax on your subscription at no extra cost to you.  You are encouraged to complete the Gift Aid form through this link.  Gift Aid Form