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Membership fees are currently:

  • Individual - £7.50
  • Family - £10.00 (more than one person at the same address)
  • Concessions - £5.00 (unwaged)

Membership runs from January to December, but if you join in October, November or December, your membership will last until the end of the next year. If you join today, you membership will run until the end of December 2024.

You can join online by paying with PayPal. You don't need a PayPal account to pay using PayPal, just a valid credit or debit card. Alternatively you can also join or renew in person at a winter talk meeting and pay by cash.

If you choose to join online, you will be sharing your data with PayPal in order to complete the payment process. They will then share your data with us.

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If you want to join the bat group using a different name or address than the one that you use with PayPal, please email the membership secretary at after paying with PayPal.

The main way we let members know about what is happening in the group is through our private Google Groups email discussion group. You can find out more about this at the top of the members' page. Unless you ask us not to, we will add your email address to this group when you join the bat group.