Albion Music logo

Illuminating music and poetry

Who we are

Our website address is:

Albion Music is a United Kingdom private company number 03103770, Registered office address at North House, 198 High Street, Tonbridge, Kent, TN9 1BE ,whose role is to produce and sell printed publications of writings by Ralph Vaughan Williams (RVW), his contemporaries mainly on English music and poetry, with additional publications on music generally if these are of relevance to our main theme. The company was formed in 1995 and was originally part of the Ralph Vaughan Williams Society. Under its Chairman Stephen Connock MBE, Albion Music is now wholly independent.

Data collection and usage
Albion Music collects certain information about its members, including names, postal and email addresses, telephone numbers and financial details for the purposes of keeping its customers and other parties who support it and/or buy its products informed about its activities and products and for the purposes of its sales activities. Some of this information is processed through external agencies such as Paypal and Mailchimp.

Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Data protection
Your data is held securely on Albion Music database or in paper files held securely. This information and electronic data is accessible only to a limited number of officers or administrators of Albion Music. All staff who access your data have completed data protection training.

Your data will be used by Albion Music in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation and more specifically:

• To perform their respective roles as summarised in the first section above and their other respective legitimate interests
• To comply with any legal or regulatory obligation to which either of them is subject
• Based on your consent, e.g. when you have agreed that we may send some specific material to you.

Sharing your data
Information about you held by Albion Music and data will not be shared with any third party, including for marketing purposes.
Insofar as the Albion Music contacts you by email, you may opt out of receiving further such messages at any time – generally by using the “unsubscribe” link at the bottom of all our emails.

Retaining your data
Data about you may be retained by Albion Music after you have ceased to be a customer for up to ten years, but will be used solely for the purposes of accounting and/or keeping track of customers who may potentially rejoin it at some point. If you wish Albion Music to erase your data before this (the “right to be forgotten”), you may ask us to do so.

Your rights and preferences
The legal basis for processing your personal data is your consent, where you have provided this. There is no statutory requirement for you to provide us with any personal data.
Albion Music may contact you by post unless you request otherwise, and by telephone, text, email or other electronic means as you have previously consented
You have the right to:
• withdraw your consent at any time.
• see or delete the data we hold about you.
• object to specific data uses
• object to receiving communications and direct marketing
• ask for the transfer of your data to a third party.
• lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioner’s Office at

If you no longer wish to receive communications from us by post, telephone, email, text or other electronic means, please contact our GDPR Officer at 01892 864265 or



Registered in England
No 03103770
98 High Street
Kent TN9 1BE