DSWA membership is available to everyone. There is an active network of branches covering much of the country, from the Isle of Skye, through Central Scotland, Cumbria, Yorkshire, Wales and down to the South West of England. Branches carry out a range of activities during the year, including training days, courses and demonstrations as well as meetings and social events. Details of all branch events can be found under the section for branches on the national DSWA website.
Membership runs January to December and there are no part payments. However, if you are joining for the very first time after the financial year end (September onwards) your membership will cover the remainder of the current year and the whole of the following year. Subscriptions are available for the following categories:
|Membership Type||Annual Fee||Notes|
|Joint||£55||Two open members at the same address – one set of mailing information|
|Junior (under 16)||£5|
|Full-time Student / Unemployed||£20||Proof of status required|
Benefits of Membership
As well as supporting the work of the Association, benefits of membership include:
- The Waller & Dyker members’ magazine three time a year
- Particiaption in branch events and activities
- Annual Members’ Weekend/Social Event
- Website links for professional and corporate members listed in the Professional Register
If you would like to join the Association, or renew your existing membership, payment can be made on-line via the DSWA website here, or alternatively click here for an application form, which can be printed out and posted to the office, along with the appropriate membership fee. Payment by Direct Debit is also available. Please print out the form and return it with your membership form to the office. If you wish to pay using this method, please do not send payment with your form.
Making your money go further
As a registered charity, the Dry Stone Walling Association of Great Britain is able to reclaim tax paid on the subscription fees and donations under the Gift Aid Scheme. All you have to do is to complete the relevant section on the application form and return it to us. There is no extra cost to you and the Association will gain additional income from HM Revenue and Customs (currently 25p for every pound). The Gift Aid declaration will remain in force until cancelled in writing by you.