Join the RSL as an 1820 Club Member

The RSL offers the benefits and joys of a literary festival and book club, rolled into one, all year round: a membership for all seasons. As a Member of the 1820 Club you will be able to:

  • Take advantage of priority booking and guaranteed free tickets for you and a guest to all of our public events
  • Receive the annual RSL Review magazine
  • Attend the RSL summer party and presentation of new Fellows ceremony
  • Take part in RSL Members' Book Groups
  • Attend exclusive events and awards receptions
  • Receive limited edition facsimilie copies of items from our archive.
  • Support our charitable aims as the national voice for the value of literature.

When you consider the wealth of national and international culture it delivers, RSL membership isn't just a bargain, it's worth the world.

                                                                                                                     - Ali Smith

If you would like to set up a recurring payment to be taken annually by card, tick 'Please renew my membership automatically' below and then choose 'Stripe' at the bottom of the page.

You can also choose to set up a Direct Debit, which will take the money directly from your bank account and renew your membership each year, please select this option at the bottom of the page.

In both cases your membership payment will be taken automatically and renewed each year.

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