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 dress and textile histories.


Membership is 10.00 GBP per year and is administrated on a rolling basis meaning it is valid for 365 days from the date of purchase.


In return, you will receive a regular Members Newsletter and discounts to our conferences and events. Membership helps you to steer our future directions and gives you the opportunity to take part in our programmes as a presenter, author and volunteer.


From 2022 we are actively working on new networking opportunities for our Members, developing partnerships, and online events. We value bringing our Members together to support scholarship and the advancement of dress and textile histories.

Please join us and help to support a dynamic future for dress and textile history!


To become an ADH member, please follow these two steps:

Step 1:
Choose your membership package and make payment via one of the following methods:

Step 2:
Fill in the following form, which will be sent to the ADH Membership Officer::

Membership Registration Form

Thank you for becoming an ADH member!

The Association of Dress Historians is committed to the security of our members’ and users’ data. In line with UK government General Data Protection Regulations we only retain personal information under the terms and duration stated when provided to us. We do not share personal information with any third parties without prior consent. If you have any questions or concerns regarding your personal data with the ADH, please contact the ADH Secretary at secretary@dresshistorians.org

Payment Options

Click the Pay Now button for one year ADH membership at £10/year.
To pay by bank transfer or standing order, please contact the ADH Membership Team for details at membership@dresshistorians.org.

If you pay tax in the UK, the ADH is able to reclaim the 25% tax paid on your ADH membership at no cost to you. You pay 10 GBP, but by filling out the Gift Aid declaration form below you can help support our charity even more!

If you are interested in supporting ADH programmes and Awards with sponsorship, a one-time gift or a regular enhanced payment, please contact the ADH Treasurer at treasurer@dresshistorians.org to discuss your options.

Thank you for supporting The Association of Dress Historians! We value every Member and donor.

Gift Aid Declaration Form

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The Association of Dress Historians (ADH)
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