Subscription payments and renewals

Cost of membership

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.

Existing members should use the payment information below to renew their membership.

New members should first complete the Join Form to apply for membership. 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 email the Membership Secretary.

You do not need to have a PayPal account to use any of the methods of payment.

We are aware that the PayPal link is not working on our website.  We are in the process of sorting this out with PayPal. Until this is resolved, please use option 4 to make a Bank Transfer. Our apologies for any inconvenience this causes.

We offer six payment options:

1. Annual Membership – to pay for a single year of BVS membership or pay for a 'Gift' membership.
Please use the “Buy Now” button below. Payment can be made by debit cards, credit cards and PayPal payments.


2.Regular Subscriptions - to set up a regular annual payment for your membership.
Please use the ‘Subscribe’ button below. Payment can be made by debit cards, credit cards and PayPal payments

PayPal will send you an automatic reminder when your renewal is due. You can choose to cancel the payment at any time.



3. Student Subscriptions - to pay for 12 months at the discounted rate of £10 (Introductory rate for first year only). Pay by Pay Pal here:

or please use one of the payment methods below.


4. Bank Transfer - to pay your 12 months membership fee by Bank Transfer you need to instruct your bank to make a payment of £20 (or £10 if you are eligible for the Student discount)  to:
Sort code: 40-11-18
A/c no: 94829891
A/c name: British Viola Society

The Postal address is : HSBC; PO Box 68; 130 New Street; Birmingham B2 4JU
Please use your name as the reference for the payment, to help us find your subscription.
Members paying in this way should email the Membership Secretary to inform him that their sub has been paid by bank transfer.

5. UK Cheque - if you prefer to pay by cheque it should be made out to British Viola Society and sent to the:

British Viola Society Treasurer
c/o Royal Birmingham Conservatoire
Birmingham City University
200 Jennens Rd
B4 7XR

Please email the Membership Secretary to let him know that you are paying by cheque.


6.  International Payments

You can make your payment to us using our International Bank Account Number (IBAN) which is


Please quote your bank's IBAN and your Bank Identifier Code (BIC), which is your account number and sort code written in a standard, internationally recognised format.

These help us to process your international payments automatically, making them faster, safer and cheaper.

Members paying in this way should email the Membership Secretary to inform him that their sub has been paid by IBAN.

For applicants of the Cecil Aronowitz Competition - to pay the application fee of £100