Become a member of
Action with Communities in Rural Kent

Membership gives you access to information on a range of issues, including:

  • Local Needs Housing
  • Managing Village & Community Halls
  • Running a successful social enterprise
  • Opportunity to network with other organisations in your field of expertise
  • Access to ACRE information sheets, model documents and toolkits
  • Invitations to events and seminars on a wide range of topics
  • Receive Oast to Coast, our regular publication
  • Opportunity to become a Trustee

Plus you get to join others in voicing your opinion on matters affecting you and where you live.

The cost (2022/2023):

Parish Council – Population 1-1000                 £60.00

Parish Council – Population 1001-5000           £90.00

Parish Council – Population 5001-10000         £115.00

Parish Council – Population 10000+                £170.00​

Village Hall / Community Building                    £60.00

Social Enterprise/Business                              £65.00

Individual Person                                             £10.00

To request a membership brochure please email

For results of the “Hire Charge Survey” of Village and Community Halls, please visit the Members’ Area. 


If you do not wish to become a member but care about your rural community and would like to help us continue with our work, then we would welcome a donation.  Of course, even if you are a member, you are very welcome to donate.


  • Email:
  • Phone: 01303 813790
  • Address: The Old Granary, Penstock Hall Farm, Canterbury Road,
    East Brabourne, Kent TN25 5LL