Join SVA

There are many ways that you can be part of SVA:

  • Become a member

  • Join our mailing list

  • Donate your time and/or money towards our artistic and educational programme.

Join SVA - our Associate Membership is open to everyone…

If you enjoy SVA’s artistic and educational programme as an artist, participant or audience member then we’d love you to join up as a member to get some extra benefits and also to help support SVA with its future work.

Membership is only £2.33 per month (£28 per year)!

What do you get out of being an SVA Member?


As an audience member

  • You get a fantastic arts centre in the middle of Stroud that is filled to the brim with artistic activity throughout the year.

  • Receive monthly SVA events bulletins.

  • Receive regular invitations to exhibitions and events.

  • If you are new to the area or want to get better acquainted with like-minded people then SVA’s social events like the regular jazz nights, social clubs and club nights are a great way to do this.

  • If you are looking for more exciting cultural experiences then SVA offers a great opportunity to enjoy contemporary art, experimental music and performance events.

  • If you are under 21 then we have lots of opportunities for you to get involved with our youth led arts events.

  • Your support will be very appreciated, and you will feel good!


As an artist

  • On top of all the other benefits listed, Artist members can have their images, links and contact details on SVA’s online artist directory.

  • Join the Artists’ Google News Group, for news and opportunities from other local artists.

  • More opportunities to exhibit or perform, as we offer chances for networking, through the Friday morning Artist Hubs, and many other events.

  • If you want to join an artists group and learn something new such as life drawing or creative writing, then SVA has space for you to join.

  • You’ll be the first to hear about studio spaces and project spaces. SVA is a multidimensional ‘space’ provider which includes studio, project, exhibition and event spaces.  We have studio, project, exhibition and event space at John St and The Goods Shed.

If you’re already a member…

If you need to change your contact details, or need to renew your membership please email us :