Please see our Welcome page for more information about what the Arts Society Ashford has on offer.


Membership currently costs £40 per person per annum or £78 for a joint membership.

Payment is in advance and due on 1st June for the following academic (programme) year being September to June. Under the constitution failure to pay by 30th June is deemed as resignation.

Payment can be made at the April, May or June lecture meetings, or by post to the Treasurer or by Standing Order.

You can also pay directly into our bank account using on-line banking. Our bank details are as follows:-

National Westminster Bank,  Sort Code 60-01-21, Account Number 00549665,  Account Name THE ARTS SOCIETY ASHFORD.    Please put your name or an unambiguous part of it as the ‘reference’.

We can GiftAid your subscription if you are a UK taxpayer – please ask for a form or download a copy which you can print by clicking here           Gift Aid Form              Gift Aid Guidance Notes

Your subscription includes  covering the cost of the monthly lecture meetings, including the hiring of Aldington Village Hall, the lecturers’ fees,  audio-visual equipment  and personal membership of the National Association which provides a magazine.

Visits and Special Interest Days are not included and require additional payments.

How to join

We currently have a short Waiting List.  However we would expect to be able to offer membership for the year beginning September 2019.

While on the Waiting List, you are able to attend three lecture meetings per programme year at a cost of £5 per lecture. Please contact the Membership Secretary if you wish to do this.

To put yourself on the Waiting List please download and print the

WAITING LIST FORM   (click here)

and send it to the Membership Secretary.

If you are unable to do this please contact the Membership Secretary – Mrs Christine Corfield  01233 720241