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New members selection will take place on Sunday 12th May 2019 at noon upstairs in the Burton, separate from selection for exhibition. Please be prompt. Download the two documents 'Application Form' and 'What to bring with you'. If you have any questions please email Jill Harker membership secretary: membership@whobidarts.co.uk

  • By election, membership fees are £10 p.a. or £100 for a life subscription
  • Full members may submit 4 works to the annual Summer Exhibition with no further charge
  • Excursions are arranged to venues of artistic interest which usually includes a visit to the Royal West of England Academy annual open exhibition in Bristol. Social events are sometimes organised as well.
  • Open to all throughout the year - use contact email to apply
  • Annual subscription £6
  • Associate and non members may submit 2 works to the annual Summer Exhibition for an additional fee

On production of your Whobidarts membership card you can claim 10% off art materials or services at -

All activities are open to both categories and all entries are subject to the same rigorous selection procedure

Full membership is £10 and associate membership is £6.

Due to the issues raised from gathering overdue membership subscriptions on a year by year basis the Society has decided that as from 2018 subscriptions from all members will be raised from standing orders - cheques will only be accepted in very exceptional circumstances.

Please email the membership secretary for the details that you will need in order to set up a standing order payment with your bank.


We are in the process of arranging to email membership cards instead of posting them, the membership secretary will give you details when you make contact.

Don't forget that without an up to date membership you will have to pay more to enter the Summer Exhibition.