Preserving the rich heritage of Alford and Donside for future generations

Membership of Alford Heritage Museum

Community Membership

All residents over 16 who live within the Alford Academy School Zone are invited to become Community Members of Alford and Donside Heritage Association (SCIO 050799) – the charity which oversees the running of Alford Heritage Museum. There is no charge for this membership – you will be demonstrating your support for the museum simply by signing up and agreeing to support our Purposes, which are :

  • To promote and maintain the Old Mart Building at Alford and the collections held within it.
  • To advance the Arts, Heritage and Culture.
  • To advance citizenship or community development, including rural regeneration. 

Please help us by becoming a Community Member using the attached form which can be downloaded and then posted through the museum letterbox.

The FAQ sheet will help to answer any questions about this new category of membership:

Friends Annual Membership

Friends annual membership is available to all – individuals, couples or families. Friends enjoy free admission to the museum throughout the season and reduced ticket prices for special events such as concerts.  They also receive email updates and newsletters.

Membership prices are Families £25 / Joint £20 / Individual £12.

Gift Aid

UK taxpayers can also Gift Aid their membership fees and any donations which they make by completing a form. This allows the museum to claim 25p from HMRC for every £1 which you give us. It costs you nothing. You can download a gift aid form here. If you are having difficulties opening the file, paper copies are available in the museum.