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Memberships

£12
Adult

£18
Joint

£24
Family

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Welcome to the Essex Historic Military Vehicle Association

Formed by historic military vehicle enthusiasts in 2014, the Essex Historic Military Vehicle Association (EHMVA or Essex HMVA) Charity number: 1155705, now has well over 120 members, which aims to help preserve military history, vehicles and artefacts.

The Essex HMVA has a membership whose vehicles range from push bikes, jeeps, land rovers, lorries, artillery and tanks. Historic Military Vehicles are in demand for fetes, shows, living history displays and film work. Members vehicles and equipment date from WW1 and WW2 through to relatively modern examples such as Chieftain tanks and Land Rovers. We also welcome non vehicle owning members who may take part in living history or are military collectors. Alternately, you may just want to join to volunteer to help at events or with the administration or just have an interest in military history We also welcome those who have ex-military vehicles, such a motorbikes which have been changed for civilian use.

We are based in Essex, but you do not have to live in Essex to join!

We are always happy to accept new associate members, and we have them from all over the UK and Europe. Our group welcomes vehicle owners and/or living history reenactors or collectors. we only require you to have an interest in preserving our military history and the aims of our association. If you're new to the hobby, we can offer lots of help to get you started. For those who wish to join our association it starts at just £12 a year per member. Become part of the charity helping to keep history alive.

For our associate members we offer :

  • Free entry into events run by the Essex HMVA for membership card holders and access on non-public days#
  • Be part of the Echoes of History Show, with priorty entry and members area #
  • Discounted entry into the Chatham Militaria Fair
  • Invitations to exclusive events, display as part of the Essex HMVA at invited events with social gatherings.
  • Use of our Barn Storage Facility or the right to be put on the waiting list if full.
  • Help us with our long term goal of securing a permament museum
     
  • Monthly e-newsletters to keep you up to date with events and activities
  • Access to the quarterly Olive Drab e-magazine, www.olivedrab.co.uk and a Olive Drab Extra, which incourages member involvement.
  • Access to the UKARA database to buy a RIF Airsoft Weapon as a reenactor (after 2 months)^
     
  • Public Liability insurance for your vehilcle, display, or reenactment at events, help with risk assessments.
  • Discounts and vetting's for insurance companies*
  • Monthly evening meetings at Woodham Ferrers, near Chelmsford Essex  (see main website)
  • Help and Advice with your vehicle and equipment.
  • Assistance with vehicle registration/inspections
  • Latest news on legislation

 

Important notes

 

*We have a selection of approved partners who can assist you with insurance for your military vehicle.

^You must be over 18 to apply for a RIF Airsoft weapon, you are required to remain a member in order for your registration to continue.

# You must be a member of the assocation at least 28 days before an event, in order for you to have your membership card(s) to gain free access to any Essex HMVA non-free event(s) or organised visits. One card per member entry. If you join during an event, we are unable to refund your entrance fee.
 

Prices are:

    £12 Single  Adult

    £18 Joint   2 persons - can be either 1 adult 1 child or 2 adults     Child is upto 16 years of age

    £24 Family 4 persons up to a maximum of 2 adults . Additional children can be added to a family membership once you have joined for a small fee to cover card printing costs.  Child is up to 16 years of age

We also offer a basic , free Volunteer membership , which may also suit those who are on limited means. Please contact us for details of our volunteer scheme via our website.You will then be sent a form, which you will need to complete and return. Please note, we do not process any volunteer applications during August, due to other commitments.

 

Please go to http://essexhmva.co.uk/about/rulesandshowterms.html for our rules. We reserve the right to cancel an application if you are in breach of these rules. We reserve the right to reject any Volunteer application.

 

THERE IS NO BETTER TIME THAN JOIN TODAY!

Paper Version by for joining post

Download a paper version and apply in post or at our monthly meetings. Essex HMVA membership form 2018.pdf


For Existing Members

This our renewal process is automated and streamlined, we hope you will find this easy to use, but in the event of any problems please email us.You can update your details at any time via your personal membership page.Or there is a paper renewal form below.

 

Please go to http://essexhmva.co.uk/about/rulesandshowterms.html for our rules. We reserve the right to cancel an renewal if you are in breach of these rules.

 

This website is operated using the Membermojo application. We comply with data law and do not share any data with membermojo or any outside organisation. We are registered with the Information Commisioner.

Paper Version for renewing by post

Download a paper version and apply in post or at our monthly meetings  Essex HMVA renewal form.docx       

Only current members may use this form.

 

If you have any problems with any of these processes , please email us via the form on the main web page

 

 

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