Annual membership is £20 for 12 months.

Students in full time education are eligible for the special rate of £10 for the first year of BVS membership.

We offer a warm invitation to all viola players aged under 18 to join us free of charge. To apply, tick the relevant category in the Application Form below.

Existing members will be notified by the Membership Secretary, by email and Invoice when their membership is due for renewal

New members should complete the Application Form below to apply for membership.

The Membership Secretary will then reply by email with full payment details. Once your payment has cleared we will send you a ‘Welcome’ email you with all your membership details.

If someone else is paying your fee on your behalf, please make sure that your name is clearly identified with the payment. Either make it clear on your application form or send an email to

Payment options will be provided by the Membership Secretary after receipt of the application form and when memberships are due for renewal.
Should someone wish to make a donation, please contact the Membership Secretary –
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A year’s membership with the BVS makes a wonderful gift for any viola lover.  The membership pack includes a BVS Membership Certificate, BVS newsletters and our exclusive ‘member only’ special offers and updates.

To give a ‘Gift’ membership, fill out the name and address of the recipient on the membership application form above hit SUBMIT.  The Membership Secretary will contact you with the available payment details.

It is very important that you also send a separate e-mail to us at Gift Subscriptions with your own name, so that we know this is a ‘Gift’.  Unless you tell us otherwise, we will send you the ‘Gift’ pack by email.  If you prefer us to email or post the ‘Gift’ direct to the recipient, please let us know including any other information you would like included in our letter.


 Your postal address, telephone numbers, email address or other private information will not be made available to members of the public without your prior written consent. Your agreement with this statement is necessary to comply with the Data Protection Act 2018 (the UK’s implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)).

By clicking on ‘Submit’ you are confirming that you accept these terms, which are fully detailed in the British Viola Society’s Privacy Policy