Renew or Update Your Details

Renew or update your details in the members portal (VeryConnect).

Behind-the-Scenes Tour of The National Archives

As a member of the Friends, you can attend free behind-the-scenes guided tours of The National Archives twice a year.

The next tour will run on 1 May 2024. To find out more, login and then visit the Talks Programme page.

Access the Members’ Area

You will need to log in via the members portal (Very Connect) in order to access the material in the Members’ area. Once logged in you will have access to:

  • the Bookshop Discount Code which will give you a 20 per cent discount on purchases in the bookshop at Kew and online
  • the Publications area including
    • the current editon of the members’ magazine Magna and an archive of past electronic copies (pdf) from 2011
    • the newsletter Outreach (This is no longer published but there is an archive of past copies from editon no. 1 (November 2013) to February 2020.)
    • online only articles and selected off-prints from Magna
  • the Talks Programme area where recordings of many past online talks are available, where the speaker agreed to being recorded
  • the Blog about the work and activities of the Friends
  • various interesting Podcasts complement the articles and showcasing the wide range of material held in The National Archives
  • the Governance section which has information about upcoming and past AGMs, including minutes from the meetings, the FTNA Constitution and CIO membership

Questions about your membership?

Any specific membership questions should be sent to:

This is a shared members’ area so we welcome suggestions and ideas about how it can be developed with other features that could be included. Please contact:

Gift Aid Declaration Form

Download a Gift Aid Declaration form here.