The Association of Dress Historians supports and promotes the study and professional practice of the history of dress, textiles, and accessories of all cultures and regions of the world, from before classical antiquity to the present day.

Become an ADH Member!

ADH membership is open to anyone with an interest in the field. The ADH receives no public funds, is a non–profit educational charity run by a team of volunteers, and is wholly funded by annual memberships and donations. As Registered Charity #1014876 of The Charity Commission for England and Wales, your membership dues contribute to our ongoing support and promotion of the study and professional practice of dress history. 
Membership provides a variety of benefits, including access to exclusive ADH members’ events throughout the year, such as curators’ tours and members’ networking events, and discounted tickets to ADH conferences.  
ADH memberships are only £10 per year per individual and are valid from 1 January to 31 December, inclusive, regardless of when during the year the membership commences.
If you would like to become a member of the ADH, please firstly email the following information to Vanessa Jones, ADH Membership Officer, at membership@dresshistorians.org: 
  1. Your name
  2. Email address
  3. Country of residence
  4. Up to ten words that describe your specific areas of interest
  5. The method by which you made the £10 membership payment
After emailing the above information, please purchase a £10 ADH membership through one of the methods listed on this page. 
Thank you for becoming a member of The Association of Dress Historians!

The Association of Dress Historians maintains membership data so that we can keep members up to date with ADH activities. We maintain your name, email address, and information on your dress history subject specialisms. We will never disclose this information to third parties without your permission. We will only keep this data while your membership is active. When you receive an email from the ADH regarding members’ events, at the bottom of the email there is always advice on how to opt out of ADH email correspondence, should you wish to do so. Contact the Membership Officer at membership@dresshistorians.org to see a copy of the data we hold about you.

Purchase a £10 ADH membership through a deposit (or standing order) in our ADH UK bank account:
Santander Bank
Sort Code: 09–01–54
Account Number: 17602901
Name: The Association of Dress Historians
Please provide your name as the bank payment reference. We encourage the arrangement of a standing order for automatic annual payments.
Or, for international bank payments:
IBAN: GB09ABBY09015417602901
Or, select the “subscribe” button below to make a £10 ADH membership payment through PayPal.
Subscription options
If you are interested in making a donation to the ADH beyond a £10 membership, please contact our ADH Treasurer, Jane Shepard, at treasurer@dresshistorians.org. Jane can advise you on different ways in which to donate to our charity, including the creation of a monetary endowment for a specific purpose or leaving a legacy to the ADH in your Will.

If you pay tax in the UK, the ADH is able to reclaim the tax paid on your ADH membership subscription and/or your donation if you complete a Gift Aid declaration form and email it to secretary@dresshistorians.org.

Thank you for your support!

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The Association of Dress Historians (ADH)
Registered Charity #1014876 of The Charity Commission for England and Wales

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