Join Us

Become a Member

An annual membership is £10.  However, increasing our membership is not just about generating welcome income.

In our role as Consultee on all matters affecting Barnes Common and now also Vine Road Recreation Ground, representing the widest cross-section as possible fo our local community helps get your voice heard and strengthens our credibility in negotiations on your behalf. 

Your financial support helps us to continue to offer term-time and holiday programmes for our young people at no cost, offset costs for resources for activities, and also contributes to admin and printing costs for our information leaflets and publications.

What you get

  • You receive a brief monthly update via email (with the option to unsubscribe at any time). Important note: this is sent out within the first week of each month. If you are a paid-up member and do not receive this - please check your 'junk' and 'spam' acccounts and 'allow' us. Then all should be well!
  • You will receive ‘On the Common’, our comprehensive newsletter published three times annually, keeping you up to date with current news, management work, education and community projects, other topics of interest, along with stunning wildlife and nature photos. This hard copy is hand-delivered to your door by our wonderful, and entirely voluntary, Distribution Team!
  • All members and their immediate family group (including current nanny or childminder) are able to take part in our general activities and sessions offered by Friends of Barnes Common throughout the year*
  • AGM voting rights

If you would like to support us in this way, you can download a membership form or contact our membership secretary, Ali Porter for more information.  We look forward to hearing from you!

*please note that there may be a small charge in sessions with a high outlay for materials. Examples: 'scented candle-making', making 'lotions and potions'; pH and NPK testing. All proceeds from these charges go directly back into our Environmental Art & Education engagement programmes.