The Beckford Society, founded in 1995, has the following aims:

* to promote an interest in the life and works of William Beckford of Fonthill and his circle;

* to encourage Beckford studies and scholarship through exhibitions and publications, including an annual journal and occasional newsletters;

* to hold an annual Beckford lecture or symposium;

* to support the preservation of Beckford's Tower, Bath, and other buildings, gardens, landscapes and objects associated with William Beckford and his circle.

Applications for membership may be sent to:

Sidney Blackmore
The Timber Cottage
Wiltshire BA12 8AX
tel: 00-44- (0)1985-213195  

Gerlof Janzen M.D.
Keizersgracht 129-131
1015CJ Amsterdam
The Netherlands

Mrs Sandra Elizabeth Canning
119 Calhoun Street
Box 334
Washington Depot
CT 06784