Joining as the OSGB member you will get:
•    Four issues of our quarterly Journal (the 18-month Subscription includes six issues)
•    Free entrance to OSGB meetings which include lectures, a raffle, table shows where your plants are judged and the option for members to bring plants for sale or to buy plants. 
•    Access the Annual Orchid Auction in January to buy or sell plants
•    Wide networking opportunities with other orchid growers which will improve your knowledge of orchids
•    Annual photographic and art competition.
•    Access to a wide range of books and periodicals devoted to orchids through our Library.
•    Opportunity to exhibit your own orchids and have them appraised by BOC qualified judges
•    Learn about the orchid judging system
•    Advice on your troubled plants at the meetings 
•    Opportunity to participate in staging exhibits and shows
•    Write articles for the Journal or simply enjoy reading it and attend meetings

Joining is simple

Annual membership is from January until the end of December.


Annual membership fees are:
-    £15 for a young adult (under 21)
-    £20 for an adult
-    £5 to add an additional family member registered under the same address


For new members wishing to join mid-year, an 18 month membership is available

(from July until December the following year).


The 18 months’ membership costs:
-    £22.50 for a young adult (under 21), 
-    £30 for an adult
-    £7.50 to add an additional family member registered under the same address


If you are a Society and would like to become an Affiliated Society, please, contact the Membership Secretary

If you want to support the Society through Gift Aid select “yes” in the payment form.

Gift Aid is a scheme which allows charities and … to claim from HMRC, the basic rate of tax their donors have paid. Gift Aid increases the value of donations by 25%, so it means even more money goes to the causes you care about – and it won't cost you extra.

If you would like to give someone membership to the society as a gift, please contact the Membership Secretary at the above address.

You can also print a paper registration form and send it to the Membership Secretary via post should you wish to do so.

Membership enquiries and applications should be made to the Membership Secretary:
Mrs Sue Johnson
Le Touquet, Station Road, Elsenham, Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire, CM22 6LG
Tel: 01279 812704

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Colour fund donation

Please contact the Orchid Society of Great Britain via the Secretary:
Mrs Zane Rappa, e-mail:

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