Membership of the Kent Bat Group 

Whether you would like to become more proactive in protecting bats in Kent or just wish to express your support for the group we welcome your membership. By becoming a member you are demonstrating your support for bats and the Kent Bat Group which helps us influence decision makers such as Planners, Councillors and MPs. If you would like to become a supporter please print off and fill in the form below and post it to us with a donation of at least £6.00 to cover administration costs.

We issue four newsletters every year with information on bat work in Kent, and details of meetings, bat walks, surveys and events that you could join in. Newsletters are usually sent by email as PDF attachments, but can be posted. An example of a newsletter from 2014 is here.

The Kent Bat Group is a partner organisation of the Bat Conservation Trust, the national voice for bats in the UK. To join the BCT please visit their webpages.

Printable membership form (PDF format)

 Please select as appropriate:     £6.00 Kent Bat Group minimum donation (cheque payable to Kent Bat Group)

                                                  .............................................................  Please treat the enclosed donation of £ …….. as a Gift Aid donation

Gift Aid: I am a UK taxpayer and want the Kent Bat Group to reclaim tax on all donations and subscription.  (Gift Aid: You can increase your donation to Kent Bat Group by 25%  if you are a UK taxpayer.  In order for Kent Bat Group to claim Gift Aid on your donation you must pay Income &/or Capital Gains Tax at least equal to the amount of gift aid claimed on all your donations to all charities in this tax year.  If you have paid less tax than this, it is your responsibility to pay any difference.  If you wish Kent Bat Group to claim gift aid, please tick the box and sign below, confirming that you understand the above HMRC conditions.)

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Please print this form and post it with your donation to:    The Membership Sec., Kent Bat Group, Kingsgate Cottage, Frensham Road, Rolvenden Layne, Cranbrook, TN17 4NJ

Please do not send cash by post.

If you cannot send a cheque, BACS payment is available. Details from: vsutton(at)