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The Benefits
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Find out more about the benefits of membership including annual journals, lectures, study weekends and overseas tours.


The Furniture History Society has 1000 members in the United Kingdom and throughout the world. Distinguished scholars in Britain and elsewhere are members of the Society and many of them contribute to the Society's publications and become actively involved in its events.

The membership comprises numerous museums, libraries and other institutions as well as curators, conservators, lecturers, dealers, auctioneers, architects, designers, collectors and furniture enthusiasts. Members receive the regular publications of the Society and are entitled to attend any of the various lectures or symposia held throughout the year and participate in special visits, study weekends or tours, subject to availability of places.

Benefits of Membership

  • Annual Journal, Furniture History 
  • Quarterly Newsletter and free online access to the historic newsletter archive
  • Annual lecture on a topic of contemporary scholarly interest 
  • Annual symposium including a variety of speakers on a chosen theme 
  • Access to a comprehensive events programme to a variety of institutions, private collections and places of interest including study weekends and overseas tours 
  • Voting rights on Society business and elections 
  • Occasional discounts on publications and exhibitions of special interest

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