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Friends of Westminster City Archives

Join the Friends of the Archives and protect the future of the past.

Published: 31 December 2020

Last updated: 16 June 2022

We want to increase awareness of and promote access to our extensive Archives collections which provide a unique record of Westminster, Marylebone and Paddington life from Tudor times to present day.

Benefits of becoming a Friend of the Archives

  • a chance to see behind the scenes
  • social activities like cultural days out, parties and talks
  • invitations to exhibitions, talks, book launches and parties
  • opportunities to be involved in indexing projects
  • 20% discount on publications

Benefits for Westminster City Archives

Friends of the library provides us with:

  • a forum for those interested in local history
  • feedback from users
  • a sounding board for new ideas
  • assistance at external events eg open days
  • volunteers for special projects eg conservation, indexing

To become a member, download and complete a membership form or please contact us for an application form.

Annual subscriptions prices

  • individuals: £14 per year
  • joint membership (2 individuals at the same address): £22 per year
  • groups and societies: £25 per year