Axminster Heritage Ltd was formed in 2005, acquiring charitable status in 2006 (reg No 1113818). It is owned by its Members and managed by a Board of Trustees. The Trustees appoint an Executive Committee to oversee the day-to-day running of the Centre.
Becoming an Axminster Heritage member is one of the best ways you can support us, have your say , vote at the AGM and as part of our democratic organisation, ALL Members are also entitled to the following benefits:
- Free entry to the Heritage Centre
- Regular newsletters keeping you up to date with what we are doing, articles of interest and upcoming events.
- Early notification of events by email (via Mailchimp)
- Invitations to special members-only events (via Mailchimp and posters around Axminster).
- Membership Card to get free entry to museum and Discounts on Heritage Alive events and any discounts by our partners.
- Voting rights at the AGM usually held in November
We offer Four schemes: From 16th April 2022
Annual Individual Membership at just £12.50 per year
The same as the current Individual Membership
Couples Membership (Must be at same address) £20.00 per year
For a couple at the same address and one email
Family Membership 2 Adults and up to four Children 16 and under £25.00
(Ideal for grandparents and visiting grandchildren as well) Early Priority notification of Family only events, for members only.
Individual Lifetime membership for a one-off payment of £125.00
(Fantastic value if you plan on being a member for more than 10 years).
Corporate Membership: Three levels :
All the regular benefits plus free use of the Bradshaw Meeting Room for two evenings a year
All the regular benefits plus Free use of the Bradshaw Meeting room for two evenings a year and use of the Museum Area for one evening a year
All the regular benefits plus use of the use of the museum area for two evenings a year
It should be noted that the offer is only “Free” use of the area. Corporate Members will have to cover all additional costs such as catering and also if using the museum, to pay for a one of our volunteers to be on duty in case there are issues.
Individual Entry to the museum for non members will be £4.00 from 16th April 2022
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Voting at the AGM
As a fully paid up member of Axminster Heritage you are allowed to vote at the AGM usually held in November. Details will be sent out to you 4 weeks before the date of the AGM for comments and how to Vote and what you are entitled to vote on.
Are we getting it right? your comments are always welcome and we would love to hear from you
If you would like to become a member or want to renew you membership please contact David Garrod at: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Members Newsletter
Axminster Heritage produce a members newsletter which is sent as an PDF email to all members who have supplied us with their email address bi-monthly (usually February, April, June, August, October and December) A printed copy is sent to members who have not supplied their email address to us.
However we have been monitering the opens and clicks on the emailed copies and listening to feed back from our members. Most of you would prefer a printed copy. For a trail period we are going to print more copies of the newsletter and on production of your membership card you will be able to collect a printed copy from the Heritage Centre.
If you would still like a copy of the Newsletter but are not a member you will be able to purchase a copy for £2.50 subject to availability from The Axminster Heritage Centre.
Please contact David Garrod at Newsletter@axminsterheritage.org if you have any questions or would like to contribute to the membership Newsletter.
The Axminster Heritage Ltd. 2022 Annual General Meeting was held on Monday 28th November 2022 18:00 (6:00pm) at Bradshaw Meeting Room, Axminster Heritage Centre Thomas Whitty House, Silver Street, Axminster EX13 5AH
The Managers annual report 2021 2022 is on the link below