Join Us

We would love to have you join us and membership is open to anyone with an interest in keeping hamsters, with paperless and international options.

All members receive:

* A monthly journal, written by members, containing up-to-date hamster news, articles, members letters and everything for the hamster enthusiast.

* Schedules for all Midland & Southern Hamster Club shows.

* Access to advice on any aspect of hamster keeping direct from a experienced exhibitors/breeders and judges

* The opportunity to exhibit hamsters and win trophies and rosettes at our regular shows, which are held around Central/Southern England and Wales throughout the year. There are classes for novice exhibitors and pets at most shows, and sections for dwarf and Syrian hamsters.

* A copy of the National Hamster Council handbook which contains the rules of the Council along with show standards for all species.

Membership Types

UK/Europe/Rest Of World

– This option will allow you to receive all of our handbooks, journals and show schedules posted out to your address. When choosing this option, please make sure that we have your name and address or that of the recipient if you are choosing this option as a gift.


– If you are happy to receive all of your handbooks, journals and show schedules via email then this is a fantastic option that offers both yourself a reduction on the usual membership fee plus the additional benefit of helping the club as we don’t have to cover the cost of postage.


– This option is open only to members of another NHC affiliated club.

Apply Online

The buttons below will renew your membership each year automatically.

Please ensure that the name and address on your PayPal account is the one you would like us to register your membership to. If you would like us to register the membership for someone other than yourself or you wish to use a different address then please let us know using the “Notes” section when making your payment.

Pay your subscription via PayPal here

UK Membership
European Membership
Rest of World Membership
Associate Membership
Paperless Subscription


Meet some of the committee

Sue Washbrook


Wendy Barry


Pete Logsdail


Jean Tye

Welfare Officer.