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British Tarantula Society: Established in 1984 – With our roots going back much earlier the BTS is the world’s oldest ongoing tarantula society. Our main site is for public viewing. Here you will find:

  • BTS Forum: for posting questions on tarantulas and other related subjects.
  • BTS Classifieds: for trading your captive bred tarantulas etc.
  • BTS Gallery: Members galleries and the Theraphosid gallery a great reference guide
  • BTS Chat Room:  (moved to members area)
  • The BTS Members website:  Password and username protected B.T.S. Members area.

B.T.S. Members area where you can download the latest journal and many back issues, most online journals are enhanced versions.  There are also articles and species listings and the beginner’s questions and answers matrix.  If you would like to view this area then use the “how to join” to find detail’s on how to become a full or web only member of the British Tarantula Society.  Complete the membership form and return it to the head office.  The forms carry all the information needed to join today!

Head Office: Please direct all official enquiries to head office: Angela Hale
Membership: All enquires please contact Erin and Phil

Webmaster: Mark Pennell – Please report all website issues and problems to the  Site Admin

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 “The aim of the British Tarantula Society is to promote and encourage the responsible husbandry, research, captive breeding, conservation and general knowledge of theraphosids, scorpions and associated fauna”
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