Membership of IAPI is open to illustrators and botanists, both professional and amateur, who share the aim of the Institute for Analytical Plant Illustration. 

How to Join

Download a copy of the Membership application form and DATA Consent form and post them together with your subscription to the Treasurer, or write or send an email to the Secretary and let us know of your interest. Alternatively, come to an IAPI Meeting and see what we do. See the current programme of meetings.

Please find a copy of our Data Policy here


The annual subscription is currently set at £25.00 for all members. The subscription is due at the AGM which takes place in January each year. New members joining after September will not normally pay a subscription until the following year. 


IAPI holds six meetings a year, usually on the third Saturday of the month, in January, March, May, July, September and November. there is a small charge of £5 for members and £10 for guests to cover the cost of the speaker and refreshments, usually tea, coffee and homemade cake.

Currently most meetings are being held on Zoom. Zoom invitation to meetings will be emailed to members.

Meetings are usually held at a variety of venues around the country but mainly in the Midlands.

Meetings usually take the form of workshops on a topic with an invited speaker. One or two meetings a year are held in the field. The AGM is held in January each year.


Newsletters are published in February, April, June, August, October and December and sent by email to members. These contain meeting reports, relevant articles and information about events that might be of interest to members.