Join The International Guild Of Battlefield Guides

New members are always welcome in the Guild. Whether you’re currently a guide, an aspiring guide or simply someone interested in the history of warfare and battles, come and join us!

There are two categories of Membership of the Guild of Battlefield Guides. Individuals join as Ordinary and then, if they choose, can progress through to Accredited Member on successful completion of validation under our Accreditation Programme.

It’s easy to apply – just complete the form below then pay the appropriate subscription by BACS or PayPal (see bank details below) with reference to your name. As part of the process select a password of your choice to use and this will be activated when your membership is confirmed and allow you access to the members area.

Subscription Fees

The annual membership fee is £90 and membership runs from April to March each year. If you join the Guild after April in any year the membership fee for the first year reduces depending on the month in which you join. If you join during March in any year the fee paid covers you for the following membership year:

Membership Application

When you have completed this form please pay your membership fee - details of how to pay can be found below.
Indicate the method you will use:

I declare that I am willing to support the aims of The International Guild of Battlefield Guides Limited (the Guild) and wish to apply to become a member of the Guild. I declare that the above information is correct.

If my application is approved, I agree to be bound by the provisions of the Guild’s Constitution (articles of association), its Code of Conduct, rules and by-laws.

Upon becoming a member of the Guild, I agree to guarantee the debts of the Guild up to a maximum amount of £1 if the Guild is wound up while I am a member and for a period of up to 12 months after my membership ends. *

I also consent to my data being held by the Guild and for my name and email being made available to members in accordance with the Guild’s Privacy Policy.

Your data will be held by the Guild in accordance with the Data Protection Act 2018.

* This is a requirement of UK Companies Law as the Guild is established as a company limited by guarantee.

The Guild of Battlefield Guides Limited
Registered office 2 Cheapside, Derby, DE1 1BR, United Kingdom
Registered in England and Wales, number 07825843

Once your application has been processed you will receive your members welcome pack.

  • Your Guild Log Book and Membership details
  • A Guild Members pin badge
  • A Guild tie
  • The latest edition of the Guild Magazine – Despatches

You will also start to receive the Guild Update each week. This contains current news and information for members. Shortly afterwards you will get your membership password which will allow you to access the members area of the website.

How to Pay Your Membership Subscription

The easiest way to pay is to use our online shop. Buying this virtual product will pay your subscription to the end of March of the current subscription year.

Alternatively, use one of the following methods.

The International Guild of Battlefield Guides Ltd




GB56 LOYD 3090 9033 7835 68

Lloyds Bank PLC, 30 Corporation Street, Blackpool, Lancashire, FY1 1EN, UK

PLEASE NOTE the if you pay your subscription or for merchandise via PayPal, you must also pay the Guild’s PayPal fees (currently 3.4% + 20p per transaction) in addition to the charge.

For all membership enquiries, please contact the 
Membership Secretary