Frequently Asked Questions
How much does an annual membership cost?
Membership costs $150 per household for 12 months, valid from the 1st of the month in which you join. A membership card will be issued for each adult family member in your household.
How do I join?
You can join the BA online by clicking the link below. Please note that you have to submit a completed booking form and then pay via the PayPal link. You can pay via an existing PayPal account if you have one, or by credit/debit card - you will be given the option through PayPal.
Alternatively you can download the application form and pay via cash or cheque in the BA office:
The British Association of Singapore
Tanglin Shopping Centre
19 Tanglin Road #03-61
The BA office is open from 9.30am to 1.00pm (Mon-Fri).
Why Join the British Association?
What are you doing today? With the British Association you can do something different every day!
* Visit wine bars, restaurants or the theatre with a group of new friends.
* Join fascinating tours to see the hidden gems of Singapore and Asia.
* Play a variety of sports, whatever your ability.
* Go on diving or snorkelling trips with our Freeflow Divers group.
* Check out the new releases with the ever popular cinema club.
* Stretch your legs with one of of our three walking groups.
* Explore your creative side with our Sketchers and Handicrafts groups.
* Catch up with friends (and make new ones) at our regular coffee mornings.
* Join one of our book groups.
* Volunteer or fundraise for a local charity.
* And many other exciting activities and social events.
Are there any events for new BA members?
Yes! Once you've joined us you'll be invited to one of our Newcomers Coffee Mornings. Together with other new arrivals, you can quiz some very friendly and equally knowledgeable BA members on anything from where to buy those size 8 shoes to the best place to get your hair cut!
All this while you are enjoying some excellent coffee and a slice of cake in a relaxing atmosphere.
How do I know what is going on in the BA each month?
You can keep up to date with all the latest BA news and events through our website, Facebook page, bi-monthly electronic newsletters and our brilliant monthly magazine (The BEAM).
How do I get a copy of The BEAM?
All BA Members are sent a copy of the BEAM each month. You can also read it online (wherever you are in the world and on any device) via our secure members' area on this website.
The BEAM magazine is packed full of informative articles, information on all our latest events and tours, travel tips, recipes and 'what's on' in Singapore. We also include lots of photos of our events and encourage our members to submit their own articles - so this could be your opportunity to have a go at writing and see your face in print - your chance to be famous!
Are there any special deals for BA members?
Yes! In addition to all the fantastic opportunities we have to help you settle into Singapore and/or make lots of new friends, we have also negotiated some excellent benefits.
Click here to see the BA Benefits page.
By allowing your photograph to be taken by an activity leader or our social photographer at a BA meeting or event, you are giving permission for it to be used in the BEAM magazine or on our website. If you do not wish to be featured, please do not take part in group photos. Be assured that our team will use extreme discretion when selecting photos for use. If you have any queries then please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.