Membership of the Society
Membership of the Society is open to any person or corporate body having an interest in or connection with the Kingdom of Bhutan and wishing to support the Aims of the Society.
Bhutanese citizens visiting or studying in the United Kingdom are normally eligible for Honorary Membership of the Society (no fee).
Activities and Membership Benefits
- A varied programme of talks and events at intervals throughout the year on a range of topics relating to Bhutan.
- Opportunities for members to meet together socially, including an annual dinner, normally held in the autumn to celebrate either the Birthday of H.M.The King of Bhutan (in November) or Bhutan National Day (in December).
- Opportunities to meet and offer hospitality to Bhutanese visitors and students in the UK.
- Members receive the Society's Newsletter which is currently produced several times per year.
- The Society has set up a Charitable Trust to assist Bhutan in a variety of ways, including, for example, in the educational field and in the development of facilities for handicapped persons.
Household membership is for two people living at the same address who are happy to receive one newsletter.
There is an initial joining fee of £10 for new members, plus the annual fee. The joining fee is waived if members pay via standing order.
Cheques should be made payable to: The Bhutan Society of the UK
Overseas members please note that subscriptions are payable in Pounds Sterling - either with a cheque drawn on a UK bank or in cash. However, if this is impossible, we can also accept Euros cash and US$ cash The annual subscription is then due every year on January 1st. Those joining between October 1st and December 31st will be granted membership for the full following year.
Completed forms should be sent, together with your cheque or standing order form, to:
Mrs Rosie Glazebrook
The Bhutan Society
82 Sterndale Road
If you have any questions or queries please contact the membership secretary by e-mail at email@example.com