How to Join

Thinking about joining The York Astronomical Society? Simply come along to one of our meetings and speak with the Society Treasurer or one of the Committee Members.

The annual membership fee for 2020-2021 has been reduced to £15.00 for adults, £7.50 for concessions (plus 16 – 18 yrs); and £22.50 for Family Membership (for up to two adults and two children). All children must be accompanied by a parent/carer for safeguarding reasons (see our Child Protection Policy). Please advise the DOB of all the children.

There is a fee for each meeting too, which is £1 for members and £2.50 for non-members.

Membership Benefits

There are many benefits to joining The York Astronomical Society, some of which include:

  • Discounted entry to public meetings and events
  • Use of the members’ observatory
  • Use of the society’s telescopes and equipment
  • Newsletters detailing upcoming events, Mailing List, specialist articles and more
  • Access to member events

If you would like to join YAS, please complete the Membership Registration form and send an email to our Treasurer ( with the type of membership you require: (1) Adult (18+); (2) 16 – 18 yrs; (3) Family; OR (4) Concession (retired/student).

To send any money to the YAS bank account, please see the How to Donate page.