The John Buchan Society (Honorary President Lord Tweedsmuir) was founded in 1979 to perpetuate the memory of John Buchan and to promote a wider understanding and appreciation of his life and works.
Among the Society’s aims are:
- to hold regular meetings and social gatherings (in the UK or locally by
- to produce a Journal (to be distributed at no extra charge to all members
of the Society except Associate Members)
- to encourage the publication of a Complete Edition of Buchan’s Works
(including all those currently out of print)
- to support the ‘John Buchan Story’ Museum in Peebles, Scottish Borders
Anyone with an interest in any aspect of John Buchan’s life and work is eligible for membership of the Society. On joining, all members receive a welcome pack including copies of the most recent Journal and Newsletter. They are formally welcomed and introduced to other members by a notice in the next Newsletter. Membership runs from 1 February until 31 January and a Membership card is sent out each year.
Current annual subscription rates are:
The UK Full (£20) subscription is £18 if paid by Standing Order.
You can download the
application form in PDF format here (~100Kb).
Overseas members are encouraged to pay by bank electronic transfer. Payment
may be made, however, by cheque in the local currency (e.g., dollars or euros)
at the current rate of exchange, but reluctantly we have to make an extra charge
of £20 to cover bank conversion/collection charges. Postal mandates/orders cannot be accepted.
If you are a UK tax-payer, we would also encourage you to Gift Aid your
The Society is a non-profit making organisation and registered as a Charity. All enquiries about membership matters should be addressed to:
Ken Hillier, 'Greenmantle', Main Street, Kings Newton, Melbourne, Derbyshire DE73 8BX; Tel: 01332 865315 or use our contact
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