Join us or Renew your Membership

Whether you have a casual, specialist or professional interest in clothing and textiles, you're guaranteed a warm welcome at the West of England Costume Society (WECS). Our members may have different interests but we're cut from the same cloth. Together, we share an enthusiasm for costume, textiles and decorative arts from the past to the present. Meet some of our members.

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Membership type:

Individual member: £
- Includes our free, three-times-a-year magazine and concessionary entrance to chargeable events.
The person must be 18 years old or over.
Student member: £
- Includes full membership entitlement and free entrance to two study days.
Student Membership is available for a maximum of three years (renewable annually at the current 'student' rate). To qualify for this rate, students must be attending a recognised fashion, dress history (social or cultural), costume, drama or textile-related course at a British university or college. Details of the course and college/university must be given when applying for membership and proof of attendance to be provided if requested. Students on part-time courses are eligible for the student rate providing the course leads to a recognised qualification when completed. Student members are entitled to attend our two study days free of charge for the first year. After the three year period, or earlier if the student is no longer studying the course, student membership is no longer granted and full membership rates must be paid.
Junior member: £
- Includes full membership entitlement at reduced cost
The person must be between the ages of 12 and 17 on 1st January of the year for which membership is taken out or renewed.
Corporate member: £
- Includes Individual Membership entitlement for any two interchangeable members of staff, and two magazines.

Membership is annual and expires on the 31st December. The subscription is due on 1st January.

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