Membership Terms & Conditions

I understand that, based on this completed application form and the accompanying images of my work, the selection committee of the Gloucestershire Guild of Craftsmen may/or may not invite me to a selection interview when I may bring examples of the work.

I would intend to exhibit and sell through the Guild along with a portfolio of further photographs, drawings and other material in support of my application.

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The Gloucestershire Guild of Craftsmen welcomes applications from professional designer-makers. Our Members section shows the range of work Guild member currently make. Membership benefits include:

  • the opportunity to sell work through our stunning new shop, The Guild at 51 in Cheltenham’s town centre after 12 months
  • the chance to take part in at least two exhibitions/shows a year held at different venues
  • the opportunity to run workshops for the public & other members
  • the chance to demonstrate their craft discipline
  • a dedicated page with images on our website
  • press releases and promotions from time to time, which connect with local & national media

Members are encouraged to play an active part in the Guild and we organise occasional social events to foster that community spirit. Membership is by selection. Successful applicants are initially taken on as associate members, usually for two years, before they have the opportunity to become full members.

Current fees:

  • Associate membership £120.00
  • Full membership £140.00

The deadline dates for submitting applications are 14 February, 14 September.

Interview dates will be arranged within 3 weeks of these dates by the Membership Secretary, Fionna Hesketh.

Please read the ‘Guidance Notes’ before filling in the application form. Thank you.

Membership Application