Nick & Katie Abbott
Lorraine Allan
Paula Armstrong
Tim Armstrong
Patience Beaumont
Valma Cheffins
Frank Cheffins
Clarissa Cochran
Alan Foxley
Anne Foxley
Jan Jeffreys
Liz Kemp
Liz Kemp
Gabor Lacko
Jill Leech
Carlyn Lindsay
Lise O'Mahoney
Patricia Spero
Denis Woodley

JOINING THE ESSEX CRAFT SOCIETY

FULL MEMBERSHIP

Selection meetings are held in April and during the last week of September. The latter coincides with our Annual General Meeting.
New members who are accepted in April will be asked to pay £35 for a full year's membership, renewed annually. Those who are accepted in September will pay £17.50, and the full subscription each April thereafter. Please contact our secretary for the exact date of the next selection meeting.

You then:

Submit this application form, and you will be informed of the date and location of the next selection meeting.

THE ESSEX CRAFT SOCIETY APPLICATION FOR MEMBERSHIP

NAME ………………………………………………

ADDRESS ……………………………………………… ……………………………………………… ……………………………………………… ………………………………………………

PHONE ………………………………………………

E-MAIL ………………………………………………

CRAFT ………………………………………………

Please indicate if you do not wish all your contact details to be published on our publicity material. (Put brackets round the information that should be omitted.)

Please bring to the selection meeting:

a) a sufficient number of works to give a good idea of your interests, commitment and ability, together with your CV, mission statement, sketches, photographs etc. Please include some recent items and indicate when works were made.

Normally our exhibitions include saleable works. Unless you say otherwise with your application we will assume that you wish to sell with us. We would be interested to know a few sample prices if you wish to provide them.

b) a cheque for £35 or £17.50 payable to The Essex Craft Society. This will be banked only if you are accepted as a full member.

You will be asked to display your work and leave it for an hour or so while members discuss and vote on it. You will be informed of the outcome by post.

If you are selected as a full member you will be entitled to a listing in the Society’s directory, your own page on our website, and to exhibit and sell your work through the Society. You will be expected to play an active role and to contribute to at least one exhibition per year.

Please note that makers become members on the strength of work presented at a selection meeting which will usually be confined to a single craft. Before a member exhibits work of another craft at one of the Society’s events his/her new work must be approved by the Society at another selection meeting.


Please return the completed form to:

Frank Cheffins,
62 Chadville Gardens,
Chadwell Heath,
Romford,
Essex,
RM6 5UA

0208 5905102

or e-mail frank.cheffins@btinternet.com

He will contact you with the time and address for the delivery of your work.

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JOIN ECS AS A FRIEND

For an annual fee of £5 you will receive our newsletter (to which you will be welcome to contribute) with invitations to events of The Essex Craft Society.

You will be able share in the enjoyment of our exhibitions, including previews where you will have the opportunity to buy works before the public sees them.

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APPLICATION TO BECOME A FRIEND OF THE ESSEX CRAFT SOCIETY

NAME ………………………………………………

ADDRESS ……………………………………………… ……………………………………………… ……………………………………………… ………………………………………………

PHONE ………………………………………………

E-MAIL ………………………………………………

Please make your cheque for £5 payable to
The Essex Craft Society and send to:
Alan Foxley Treasurer
26 Shepherds Way
Saffron Walden
Essex CB10 2AH

Or copy and e-mail to:

foxleyalan1@waitrose.com