Guildford Astronomical Society

Joining the Society

As we get back to normal, the following will apply to the 2022 – 2023 season.

  1. If you are over 18, you join as a Full Member. The annual subscription this year is £20 (whether paid by cheque or Bank transfer)..
  2. Under 18’s are eligible to join as Junior Members, they must however be accompanied by a parent or responsible adult.
    For Junior Members and Students, the annual subscription is £10 (whether paid by cheque or Bank transfer)..

The subscription year runs from September. If you join our society part-way through the year, the cost may be reduced.

The membership form can be downloaded here [PDF].


Membership of our Society will allow you to: (Once Covid-19 restrictions are lifted & it is safe to do so)

  • attend all meetings and the Annual General Meeting
  • vote on any Society decision where eligible to do so
  • purchase and/or receive any Society publication
  • participate in all events organised by the Society
  • use the Society Observatory (subject to successful completion of any training courses that may be required)
  • borrow equipment (such as books or telescopes) that are available for loan
  • attend any meeting of national and regional astronomical societies that the Society is a member of
  • access the members-only section of the web-site
  • join the Alert network for events in the night sky

We have a few expections of all our members:

  • to have regard for other members whose views you may not agree with
  • to be polite to fellow members and visitors
  • to support the work of the Society
  • to help out at public outreach events
  • to help fellow members