Membership details

Benefits :

There’s lots of benefits of joining the Society if you’re interested in beermats and collecting. You’ll make contact with lots of like-minded people, many of whom will gladly help you grow your collection and assist in hunting down that hard to find mat. You’ll find out how we catalogue the mats, what new mats have been found, hints and tips on collecting and all about the history of beermats and the society.

Beermat Catalogues

2 CDs are available. The cost of each CD is £25 and are available to members only.
CD1 – British Brewery Mat Catalogues A – Z.
CD2 – Catalogues for Foreign Breweries in the UK, BBCS Mats, Beer Festivals, Brandy, Brewery Mention &
Overprints/Backprints. Brewery Tandem, Cider (British). Cider (Foreign). East of England Show etc. Food, Forces &.
Allied Services, Gin, Hotel, Pub & Club Mentioning a Brewery, Mats Made From Plastic & Other Materials.
Reproduction Mats & Home Brews & Pretend Breweries & Pubs, Rum, Vodka.

Monthly Magazine

Monthly Magazine:
We issue a monthly magazine for all members. The magazine contains news and info on the BBCS, articles from BBCS members and full listings of new issues and recently discovered old issues and any amendments to existing catalogue entries. As a member you are able to update your catalogues on a monthly basis from the details in the monthly magazine. Back copies of the magazine can be downloaded from within the Members Area.

Society Shop

Each month we produce a list of beermats that are available from the Society Shop. Lists come with the montly Magazine. From the shop you can catch up with many new issues and also buy older issues when available.

Membership Lists

As part of your membership pack you will receive a list of current members and their contact details enabling you to contact fellow members to obtain and swap mats. Each monthly magazine lists new member’s contact details and a full list is kept up to date in the Members Area

Meetings

We hold regular closed meetings around the country and each year hold a national meeting. As a member of the BBCS you will be able to attend all meetings and meet up with fellow collectors from both home and abroad. Further details of meetings and upcoming dates can be found on our Meetings page.

Benefits:

 

Membership Cost: The Society’s membership year runs from 1 January to 31 December. The amounts you will pay in your first year of membership are shown in the tables below.

If you are over sixty years old, under nineteen years old or a student, then you are eligible for a reduced membership fee.

If you live in the UK the Annual Subscription is £20 (full) £15 (reduced for students and over 60’s)
In your first year of membership
If you join in….
Full Fee Reduced Fee Subscription Expires
January, February or March £20.00 £15.00 December 31 of the same year
April, May or June £15.00 £11.50 December 31 of the same year
July, August or September £10.00 £7.50 December 31 of the same year
October, November or December £25.00 £19.00 December 31 of the next year
If you live outside the UK and you wish to receive a hard copy of the Newsletter the Annual Subscription is £30 (full), £22.50 (reduced for students and over 60’s)
In your first year of membership
If you join in….
Full Fee Reduced Fee Subscription Expires
January, February or March £30.00 £22.50 December 31 of the same year
April, May or June £22.50 £17.00 December 31 of the same year
July, August or September £15.00 £11.50 December 31 of the same year
October, November or December £37.50 £28.00 December 31 of the next year
If you live outside the UK and you wish to receive all correspondence by email only the Annual Subscription is £20 (full), £15.00 (reduced for students and over 60’s)
In your first year of membership,

If you join in….

Full

Fee

Reduced Fee Subscription Expires
January, February or March £20.00 £15.00 December 31 of the same year
April, May or June £15.00 £11.50 December 31 of the same year
July, August or September £10.00 £7.50 December 31 of the same year
October, November or December £25.00 £19.00 December 31 of the next year

Membership Pack

Use our contact form to let us know you're interested in joining and we'll send you an information pack.

Meetings

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