How to Join

Membership of The Society for Italic Handwriting is open to all who have an interest in good handwriting, an interest for one's own self-improvement in handwriting, as well as those who teach and for those who enjoy the historical aspects of writing and calligraphy.

Members receive a copy of The Society's quarterly publication, Writing Matters.

Subscription Rates

Subscriptions are renewable annually. The current subscription rates are as follows:

Email Members: for those from outside of the UK who wish to join the Society and who would prefer to receive Writing Matters in PDF format via email: $12 (or local equivalent)
If you have any queries about subscriptions please contact the Treasurer:


To subscribe to The Society for Italic Handwriting, simply download, print and post the membership form (PDF), together with a cheque (cheque payment only please) for the correct amount, to:
Nicholas Caulkin, Secretary, SIH, 203 Dyas Avenue, Birmingham B42 1HN, UK

Membership Enquiries

If you have any enquiries about how to become a member or about your existing membership, please email the Secretary, Nicholas Caulkin: or write to the address above.