DMMUK Membership Levels

There are four types of memberships

Membership Type Benefits Price
Non Member

Subscription to Darji Voice Newsletter,
Events & Bereavement Notifications

Annual Member
  • All benefits of non-members
  • Reduced price for hire of The Darji Pavilion hall
  • Free hall usage for bereavement services (for up to 5 hours)
  • Reduced price tickets for all events
  • Free weekday entry to Navratri
  • Priority ticket allocation and access to free events
  • Free access to Darji Directory online with ability to update information
  • Members only emails
  • Full voting rights
  • Free weekday entry to Navratri- except Aatham and Fri, Sat, Sun & Sharad Poonam
per annum
Life Member All benefits of Annual Membership without renewal requirement £151
Honorary Membership*
at discretion of DMMUK
All benefits of Annual Membership for life. To be reviewed by MC/EC annually £10
per annum

Membership requests will be reviewed by DMMUK’s Executive and Member Committee (EC & MC) for the following. Please note that the EC decision is final:

  • For Annual or Life Membership, requestors must belong to the Gujarati Hindu Darji Community, (hereinafter called “the Community”) either by descent or marriage.
  • For Honorary Membership, please email your request with full details to [email protected]


Hall Hiring Annual and Life members enjoy great reductions in our hall bookings as outlined in the table below. The lower hall hire charge will save you over £200 a year so hurry become a proud member of Mandal today.

  Standard Weekend
Charge per hour
Standard Weekday
Charge per hour
Hall Hire Members Non-Members Members Non-Members Members Non-Members
Deposit £300 £500 £300 £500 NONE £500
Minimum Hours 5 5 5 5 5 Hrs FREE
(2hr + 3hr)
Hourly Rate £100.00 £150.00 £60.00 £100.00 FREE £150 Weekend
£100 Weekday
Full Day Rate
(9:00am – 11:30pm)
£1,250 £1,750 N/A      

Weekends include: Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holiday
New Year Eve: Prices on application

Events Annual and Life members enjoy great reductions to all our events throughout the year. Members will get priority and enjoy great discounts to all our wonderful cultural, community, and religious events. Our well established events are:

  • Friday Clubs
  • Meat Parties
  • Holi
  • Navrati
  • Diwali Dinner and Fireworks
  • Children’s Christmas Party

Additionally, members will get tickets allocation priority and free access to events like Hanuman Chalisa, and 60+ Dinner Events. Subscription Services We provide the following online publications and notifications:

  • Darji Voice Newsletter: A quarterly newsletter communicating latest community news, sharing great achievements and key Mandal progress on projects and other relevant to our community announcements.
  • Bereavement emails: Notifying of deaths within our community, providing details of Funeral and Shanti Prathana arrangements assisting the family of the deceased to communicate the key information and allow the community to share condolence, sympathies and support during their difficult time.
  • Events Notification: We provide early notification to the community to our well attended events and give the community ample opportunity to discuss and book tickets our events.

Access to Online Directory Annual and Life Members will have online access to the online Darji Directory. This allows members to search for community member details of those who have agreed to publication of their details in the Darji Directory at registration. This provides an efficient way to access information such as address, contact details and include a map showing the members locations using embedded Google maps components. For more information visit the Directory section of the website. Free Use of Hall for Bereavement Service Annual and Life Members will be able to book our community hall for up to 5 hours for free to carry our Shanti Prathna, Barmu or Termu events providing support to families during their difficult times. This will be subject to hall availability. 

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