How to Join the Society

If you meet the criteria listed on the welcome page and wish to join the society, please download the application form using one of the links below. Once downloaded, it should be printed, filled in by hand and returned to the postal address supplied.

Please do not enclose payment with your application

References The application form asks for the names of two referees who are members of the society. If you do not know a member, you may attend a meeting as a guest and introduce yourself to a committee member on the door, who will assist you in how to proceed. Alternatively, you may contact the membership secretary – Karen Jenkins

Your application will be considered at the next committee meeting and you will be notified of the decision shortly afterwards. The committee meets every two months from September to June.

Subscription Your first invoice for a year's subscription to the society will be sent to you after your membership has been approved, together with your welcome pack. This will give details of where to send your cheque, which should be made payable to OPS, or how to pay by banker’s order. 

If acceptance into the society is completed after April, the first subscription will cover membership for the following October to June.

Application form download Acrobat PDF (70.30 K)

Application form download Word document (53.23 K)