Application form

If you support our aims – join us!

If you want to develop what we do – join us!

If you want to make a difference – join us!

Download an application form and join us in helping shape our future.

Benefits of Membership

News of our year-round series of free talks given by leading speakers and held in interesting locations across Oxford, covering a wide variety of subjects – e.g. Oxford history, buildings, current developments.

An extensive programme of members-only visits and walks, usually for a small charge, in and out of Oxford and led by local experts.

Regular Newsletters and Members’ Bulletins inform and update everyone on developments and issues.

An opportunity to influence Oxford’s future and the Society’s work with ongoing or one-off projects – see Volunteers.

The potential to influence national policies via the Society’s membership of Civic Voice, the national network for the civic movement.

Membership Rates

Individual: £10 p.a. if paid by cheque or £9 p.a. by standing order.

Joint (2 people at the same address): £14 p.a. by cheque or £12 p.a. by standing order.


Large businesses (more than 100 employees) £250 pa

Founder corporate members £100 pa

Other business and not-for profit businesses £100 pa minimum

Residents’ Associations & other Local Groups: £5 p.a.

Students: £5 p.a.

We encourage members who wish to help the Society financially to add a donation to their subscription.

Given our charitable status, your subscription could be worth an extra 25% to the Society if you tick the Gift Aid Declaration box on the Application form.

Gift membership

Why not give a friend or neighbour gift membership of the Society for one year? We will send them a card with a note that their membership has come from you. Just send us your cheque for £10 for single membership, or £14 for two members at the same address.

Corporate Membership

The Society is very appreciative of the ongoing support of our Corporate Members.