membership page picMembership of the Lace Society

Society membership is open to all those interested in the making and study of lace. It includes:

  • Four Newsletters a year
  • Access to the Society's library of nearly 600 books covering all aspects of lacemaking and the history of lace
  • The Annual General Meeting and Rally, which is held every year on the last Saturday in April
  • Organised visits to museums and other lace collections
  • Lace courses and workshops including a week's workshop and/or retreat in November
  • Most of all - being part of body of 700 lacemakers bringing new connections, friends and lace related challenges, knowledge and expertise!

(Please note: some activities may incur an extra cost over and above the membership fee.)

The subscription year starts on April 1st. 

Subscription rates for 2018-2019

bank transfer/Paypal
UK 1 year subscription                     £22.00   
UK 1 year joint subscription                     £28.00   
Europe 1 year subscription                     £28.00   
Rest of the world 1 year subscription                     £30.00   
PDF newsletter - all nations of the world                    £19.00   








The PDF Newsletter option is available to members wherever they live. The Newsletter is then downloaded from the website. Members choosing this option need to have an email address. An alert is sent to members, by email, when a new Newsletter is available.

To join us in the Lace Society, please click here to download a PDF copy of our membership application form. To renew your membership, please click here.

If you wish to use Paypal to pay your subscription then you will need to have your own Paypal account. Payment is then made to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Overseas membership includes air-mail postage for the Newsletter.