Membership of the London Press Club is open to all those who work for or with the press, online and broadcast media. This includes national, regional and trade journalists, newspaper and magazine editors, TV and radio broadcasters, cartoonists, photographers, PR consultants, cultural attachés of foreign embassies, press historians and academics, and syndication agencies.

Benefits for individual members

  • Free entry to majority of Press Club debates, Q&As and social events, with priority booking for all
  • Priority booking for Awards Lunch and £10 off ticket price (max two tickets).
  • Priority booking and Press Club Members’ discount for Press Club Ball (max two tickets).
  • Reciprocal membership of around 60 press clubs worldwide

There are several reduced rate membership categories available to specific groups:

Journalist Member
Candidates must be actively engaged in journalistic or similar work as their principal professional activity and source of income. Please supply evidence of your eligibility – recent published articles, for example.

Overseas Member
Journalists and others not based in the UK may also apply to join at the special reduced Overseas membership rate.
Student Member
The London Press Club welcomes applications from full-time students of journalism and similar areas of interest. Candidates should be able to supply proof of their student status.
Retired Member
Former journalists and similar media figures may apply to join provided they have reached the UK State Pension Age and have retired from full-time employment.
Corporate Member
Corporate membership is open to any business, company or corporation with an interest in the press and broadcast media and includes ten Associate Memberships and other benefits.

Annual Membership Fees 
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Membership application forms can be downloaded here. These can be filled in online and then printed, signed and e-mailed or mailed to the London Press Club office.
Payment can be made by:
1. Annual direct debit. To arrange this, click here.
2. Electronic bank transfer (preferred) to London Press Club, HSBC, 40-03-28, account number 01262440
2. By cheque made payable to the London Press Club and mailed to the address shown on the application form.

3. By credit/debit card via PayPal (see below)