Why not join us?

As a member of the Beadworkers Guild you receive:

  • a quarterly Journal packed with projects, articles of interest, events, information on beading material suppliers, book reviews and details of forthcoming exhibitions and shows. This is published and distributed around the middle of April, July, October and January.
  • eight emailed newsletter, sent between each issue of the Journal.
  • access to the members’ area on the website, which has resources to download, including stitch workbooks and patterns, advice and information.
  • discount on our ‘Introduction to Beadwork’ books.
  • priority booking for workshops.
  • access to our major beading events held in May and free entrance to the Bead Bazaar.
  • the opportunity to display work at bead fairs around the country.
  • the opportunity to enter the annual beading challenge.
  • the opportunity to join in the community beading event held each year
  • the opportunity for groups to be covered for public liability under our umbrella insurance policy (see FAQs for more information).

Membership runs from 1 April to 31 March and costs:

UK Members

  • £37 – paper or digital Journal
  • £52 – both paper & digital Journal

UK Young Members – under 16’s

  • £16 – paper or digital Journal
  • £31 – both paper & digital Journal

UK Young Members – 18-20yrs

  • £216 – paper or digital Journal
  • £37 – both paper & digital Journal


  • £37 – digital Journal
  • 50 – paper Journal
  • 65 – both paper & digital Journal

Rest of the World

  • £37 – digital Journal
  • £56 – paper Journal
  • £71 – both paper & digital Journal

Current membership relates to April 2020 to March 2021.

Full members joining partway through the year will receive all back issues of the Journal for that year.

I would like to:

Download a form for the year 2021/22 to complete and send in to the office ~ use this option to authorise our admin team to set up a direct debit on your behalf, or to send your card details for processing by us or to send a cheque.

If you have an email address held at the Guild, you can use this link to set up your LOVEADMIN account, and manage all of your details online including paying membership when due. Please click here

Pay online via Paypal – you do not need a PayPal account to use this service just a debit or credit card.

For further information please contact: enquiries@beadworkersguild.com