• Meet people who share your interest in entomology.
  • Take part in meetings, fieldwork, exhibitions, educational workshops, social events and more.
  • Report your species sightings for our database, to help with research and conservation.
  • Learn more about our insect world, field techniques and ID skills.
  • Share your entomological news and photographs on our social media.
  • Read (and contribute to) our quarterly Newsletter, annual Journal and other publications.
  • Make use of our society’s books, photos, microscopes and collecting equipment.
  • Join our team – there is often a role to be filled or help needed.


Membership can be enjoyed by anyone interested in entomology - expert or novice.

Annual subscriptions:

£12 Individual membership (not age dependent)

£15 Family membership. (Two or more individuals at the same address)

£200 Life membership. (Individuals only)

image of DaNES journals and newsletters
image of a leaf-cutter bee


  1. Please complete our Membership Application form - under-18s will need this to be signed by their parent or guardian. Print and complete by hand or fill in digitally (the form is not interactive).
  2. Send form by post to Russell Nevin at 74 Clumber Street, Kirkby in Ashfield, Notts. NG17 7NG or by email to
  3. Pay your initial subscription fee at the time of joining, as explained on the application form - by cheque or by BACS transfer.
  4. Membership will be renewed annually, on receipt of your subscription fee which is due on January 1st. (If you join after October 1st, no renewal will be needed in the first January).
  5. If you have any problems downloading an application form, you can request a paper copy be posted to you by contacting Russell Nevin. Alternatively, simply provide the required membership application information by email. Any questions, call Russell Nevin on 01623 721422.


You will receive quarterly Newsletters, with articles and information to keep you updated about our insect-world and what’s going on in the society. You will also receive our annual Journal, with reports on each year’s business and activities, and the species and habitats in our area.

And hopefully you will get involved ..... do come along to our events and activities, report your sightings, share your discoveries in our Newsletter, and make use of our resources. Maybe even join our team to help with our work.

All members' details are held and used in accordance with the DaNES Privacy Policy

image of a flowery field

We look forward to meeting you!