Membership of the Basketmakers’ Association is open to all amateur and professional basketmakers, chair seaters, and practitioners of related crafts, students, historians, collectors and suppliers of materials and tools, and anyone interested in basketry.

The benefits of membership include:

  • 3 journals a year which contain interesting articles about basketmaking, chair seating and related crafts, reviews of books, exhibitions and events
  •  Ability to upload personal profiles on the maker’s page of the website to advertise products, courses and exhibitions
  • Access to bursaries and awards (eligibility criteria apply) 
  • Access to courses run by the Basketmakers’ Association
  • Access to an online shop offering a wide range of books and dvds
  • Access to a lending library, a wonderful resource for all things about basketry, chair seating and related crafts
  • The option to purchase low-cost product and public liability insurance 
  • Being part of a wider, like-minded community

Annual Membership Rates

  • Membership with PDF journal – £25
  • UK Membership with printed journal (includes England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland, Isle of Man and the Channel Islands) – £30
  • European Membership with printed journal – £34
  • Worldwide Membership with printed journal – £38



For further information about membership, please contact the membership secretary.