Joining BSSH

A year's membership of the BSSH costs £40 (GBP) for waged members and £20 for students, retired or unwaged members.

As a BSSH member, you have the benefits of free access to our quarterly journal Sport In History, and reduced registration costs for our annual conference and other BSSH events (which more than covers the annual membership fee!).

If you would like to become a member then simply complete the registration and payment form . As well as sending payment, you will need to create a password for this website - this will give you access to members only content, and to digital copies of past editions of Sport In History.

New for 2021: We invite all BSSH members, current and new joiners, to complete our Diversity & Inclusion survey.

This survey has been designed to help us understand our membership better, and enable us to take active steps to making the BSSH a more inclusive organisation. It is voluntary - you do not need to complete it in order to hold membership - but we hope as many of you as possible will do so.

If you have any further queries regarding joining the BSSH, please contact membership secretary Max Portman ( For any queries about the Diversity & Inclusion survey, please contact Lydia Furse (