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Membership is based
on a small annual subscription, usually £30.00, with a special
rate for concessions of just £20.00 and double membership costing £40.  As sending Quest abroad three times a year costs additional postage, those members living in foreign countries are encouraged to subscribe £40.


If you would like to make a donation to the Queen's English Society, you may send your contribution via BACS to the society's bank account number 00092513, 
sort code 40-52-40.

Please also send a note of your payment to the treasurer by clicking here.

                                Become a member of the QES                               

Turn your interest into a membership of the Society and become involved in the campaign to raise standards in the understanding and use of English.

In the words of one of our patrons, GYLES BRANDRETH

"I love the English language and I am proud to be associated with the Queen's English Society because its members love our language, too, and relish it and celebrate it in myriad ways.  If you, too, love our language and enjoy thinking about it, reading about it, arguing about it, and using it to its fullest effect, this is the Society for you!  Welcome."


But of course, you will need to know more about the Society and what we aim to do.


You will be part of a growing number of people who are concerned with the decline in standards in the understanding and use of the English language.  The QES Constitution gives the reasons for our existence and you are invited to play a part in fulfilling our objectives. You do not need to be an expert in English.

We encourage everyone to join, especially teachers, because they have a clear role in teaching future generations, and also members of the business community who are having to deal with the results of poor English teaching. Between us we can lobby and campaign for education policies that can benefit us all.

Membership benefits include a free copy of Quest, the journal of the Queen's English Society, three times a year.  

There are several ways you can join us: 

To contact our membership secretary click here 

To complete an application form in Word click here

or to view and print a form in pdf for posting, click here

If you are a UK taxpayer and want to increase your donation by allowing the Queen's English Society to reclaim the tax on your subscription, click here



When your annual subscription is due for payment, you will be advised in an e-mail from our membership secretary and invited to renew your membership by one of the means listed above.   If you wish to make an ad hoc donation to the society, please contact our membership secretary by clicking here.