Thank you for enquiring about joining Big Up Words. We have put together a great package for our members and the small annual charge of £10.00, due 1st July annually, gives you some fantastic benefits, discounts and information, as well as access to help and advice, for however you want to ‘Have Fun With Words!’
Our membership is an all-in-one package. No supplements, no extra charges, no complicated structures: Just a plain, straightforward, no-obligations deal.
Your membership entitles you to:
- The Big Up Words quarterly newsletter
- Occasional email updates informing you of events, offers and deals relevant to our aims
- Discounts on event tickets (usually Buy One, Get One Half Price) where available
- Discounts on workshops held by Big Up Words
- Personal invitation to membership parties
- For quality self-published authors, entitlement to have one book title available for sale on our Travelling Bookstalls
Plus, if you are interested in influencing the evolution of Big Up Words, membership also gives you:
- Voting rights at committee meetings
- Entitlement to join the Big Up Words Committee (where a vacany exists) to help us guide and inspire others
Open voices is a termly event showcasing Hampshire up and coming sketch writers, poets, musicians and authors. This February 20th at The Rockhouse, guest poet is Simon Richardi and guest musician will be announced.
Hampshire Scribers is a novel writing group which meets on Saturdays around 2pm. They announce where they are going to be on their Facebook page. They are looking at writing exercises and novel reading in the new year. Send them a hello on
Our Travelling Bookstalls are great fun to run and we go to local Fetes and any events where we feel they would be welcome. We sell our members’ works at zero commission – you get the FULL asking price for any of your work sold! Every member is entitled to have one self-published work available for sale. If you have more publications, we will charge £5.00 for each title, which covers the full membership year.
Our Travelling Bookstalls can also sell other goodies for a small commission. Badges, labels, bookmarks or any item of craft usually made and supplied by our members. Foodstuffs like jam or cake can be sold but there are some conditions. Full Terms are available if you would like us to sell you work and/or crafts on your behalf – please ask
Volunteers are always welcome to help with the Travelling Bookstall!
If you’d like to join please email firstname.lastname@example.org and put memebership in the title. We will post you out a membership form and means of payment.
If you would like to donate money to Big Up Words you can donate via our pay pal button
or sign up at our events.