Membership subscriptions are payable annually in advance and run from January 1st to December 31st each year. The Society also offers a second category of Nursery Membership for Clematis Nurseries and related commercial organizations. Please follow this Nursery Membership link for an explanation of the benefits. When you join the Society you receive:Note that for a very modest additional sum you can receive a copy of the latest journal instead of an older issue - please see below for details. A definition of Membership, along with the benefits it brings, is given within the Constitution of the Society.
- a complimentary copy of an old Journal (issue depends on availability and is at the discretion of the Society)
- a link to the latest e-newsletter and seed list (if relevant),
- the current Membership List for contacting Members,
- information about Council Officers and Members,
- a link to an electronic copy of the Society's Constitution.
Membership RatesThe Society's Membership Rate is set in Pounds Sterling and the Society reviews our membership rates in other currencies at regular intervals to reflect exchange rate movement. The Society offers a number of methods for paying your membership fee. The Table below shows the annual membership in the range of currencies accepted by the Society.
Currency Membership Nursery Membership GBP £35.00 £56.00 Euros 40 Euros 64 Euros CAD C$ 58 C$ 93 JPY Please see "Payment from Japan" below USD $ 43 $ 68
Methods of Payment to Join the Society or Renew your MembershipThe primary methods of payment to the Society are PayPal, our Pound Sterling Bank Account and our Euro Bank Account, as described below.
For payment using PayPalDetails can be found by visiting our PayPal page. For many people, especially those without a Euro or Pound Sterling bank account, it is often the most convenient method of payment. The Society will receive your membership fee in Pounds Sterling, the currency currently used for the majority of spend by the Society. However, you will be charged in your own currency. The exchange rate at the time of payment will be used, so you may pay slightly more or less than the rate displayed in the table above.
For payment in Pounds SterlingOrdinary Membership for one year is 35.00 UK Pounds Sterling. Nursery Membership for one year is 56.00 UK Pounds Sterling. For new members, if you pay £52.00 for Ordinary Membership, instead of the complimentary issue of our choice of year, you can receive a copy of Clematis International of last year. The Society Pounds Sterling Account is in Great Britain. Existing Members may pay in Pounds Sterling either by online or telephone banking or by cheque or Money Order. If you require details of the UK Pounds Sterling bank account, please contact our secretary, Fiona Woolfenden. New members on joining should pay by PayPal by visiting our Website and going to our PayPal page, or making payment as listed below. Cheques or International Money Orders should be made payable to "International Clematis Society" and sent to: Michael Warren, I.Cl.S., 169 Valley Road, Ipswich, IP1 4PJ, GREAT BRITAIN. Cheques / International Money Orders must be in Pounds Sterling and drawn on a bank with a UK branch.
For payment in EurosOrdinary Membership for one year is 40.00 Euros. Nursery Membership for one year is 64.00 Euros. For new members, if you pay 60 Euros for Ordinary Membership, instead of the complimentary issue of our choice of year, you can receive a copy of Clematis International of last year. The Society Euro currency bank account is held by Taunus Sparkasse in Germany. If you require details of the Taunus Sparkasse bank account, please contact our secretary, Fiona Woolfenden.
Other MethodsThe preferred method of payment is PayPal. However if this, or payment via either of our two bank accounts, is either not possible or acceptable, payment can be made as follows.
Payment in Canadian DollarsOrdinary Membership for one year is 58.00 Canadian Dollars. Nursery Membership for one year is 93.00 Canadian Dollars. For new members, if you pay 85.00 Canadian Dollars for Ordinary Membership, instead of the complimentary issue of our choice of year, you can receive a copy of Clematis International of last year. Members who do not wish to use PayPal should send their payment toMr. Llyn StrelauIf paying by cheque please make payable to "Llyn Strelau".
1643 Altadore Avenue S.W.
Alberta T2T 2P8
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Note: this email accepts payment by e-transfer.
Payment from JapanDue to regulation changes within the banking industry, payment in Japanese Yen to Ms. Yukiko Zama is no longer viable. All Japanese members, or Japanese people wishing to join the Society, should now pay using PayPal. Details can be found by visiting our PayPal page. If you have any questions, please contact our Japanese Membership Secretary:-Yukiko Zama
2085-1 Shimomizo, Minami-ku
Mobile: 090 8027 4142
Fax No: 42 778 2480
Payment in US DollarsOrdinary Membership for one year is 43.00 US Dollars. Nursery Membership for one year is 68.00 US Dollars. For new members, if you pay 63.00 USD for Ordinary Membership, instead of the complimentary issue of our choice of year, you can receive a copy of Clematis International of last year. Members who do not wish to use PayPal can send a cheque, made payable to "Brushwood Nursery", toBrushwood Nursery
Attn. Dan Long
431 Hale Ln.
Bank NotesUSD, GBP and EURO bank notes may be sent to the Secretary, Fiona Woolfenden. Please email the Society, Fiona Woolfenden for the address to which they should be sent. As a precaution it is suggested that they are sandwiched between two pieces of card and/or thin aluminium cooking foil. You should be aware, though, that there is a potential security risk with this method and the Society cannot be held responsible for any loss incurred in transit.
Downloadable Membership Leaflets/FormsOur Membership Leaflets, normally available in Dutch, English, French and German, are currently being updated and will be available here once this task is completed. Thank you for your patience.
Previous JournalsIf you are interested in copies of Journals from Previous Years please look here. Return to top of page
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does not represent the official view of the International Clematis Society.