Welcome to the Zebra Finch Society Website.


Subscriptions can now be paid for 2021.  These can be paid by Pal Pal via the ZFS website, or you can pay by cheque/postal order direct to the Membership Secretaries.  Junior membership RENEWAL for 2021 is FREE, however they must register (including date of birth) with the Membership Secretaries.

New Members

Full details for New Members, go to the ZFS website, (www.zebrafinchsociety.org.uk) click on “The Society”, then “Join the Zebra Finch Society”, where you will find a downloadable application form.  If you require any further information please contact the Membership Secretaries, Frank and Mavis Dawson on 01752 341204 or send an email to info@zebrafinchsociety.org.uk.


2020 Patronage Applications

Due to the Corona Virus situation, the committee agreed to cancel all Patronage applications for the 2020 show season.

Any Society or Club that put in an application for 2020 can if they wish carry this over until 2021.

All that is asked is that you inform the Patronage Secretary of:- Date, venue and judge/s.

If any Society or Club has any queries, please contact the Treasurer Paul Paintain by telephone or e. mail

Mobile No. 07488 285441

  1. mail. p.a.paintin@btinternet.com

Paul is dealing with the patronage until a new Patronage Secretary is installed, due to Adam having to step down for personal reasons.

So, if you would be interested in this vacant position please inform Peter Cannan.


The Junior Members plan explained –


 A proposal was due to be put to the AGM regarding Junior Membership and rings.

The proposal was that all Junior Members be given free Membership and rings.

However, due to the Coronavirus the meeting was obviously cancelled.

Therefore, the Committee made a decision that all junior members who have paid for 2020 will have their membership carried over to 2021, therefore must register with the Membership Secretary in writing and include their date of birth.

Any new junior members should pay their membership in the usual way for 2021.

On receipt of their application they will be sent their ring order form.

In line with the ZFS rules this proposal will be included on the agenda for the 2021 AGM, to come into effect from 2022.


 It was also proposed that all existing and new junior members be given 20 free rings from 2021.

The free ring allocation is only for the current year (it cannot be carried over).

The junior member will be responsible for paying all postage and Paypal fees were applicable.

The free rings are only for the first year of joining.

There is a Ring order form specifically for junior members with details of prices if more than 20 rings are required.


The Chairman and managing members of the South Western & Southern Counties Zebra Finch Club have reluctantly made the decision to cancel the planned Sales Day on 25 October due to the new Covid19 guidelines and restrictions and hope that all members and potential attendees keep well and stay safe.’


Due to the Covid 19 Social distancing instructions, the Stafford show scheduled for 3rd October 2020, has also been cancelled.


The 2021 ZFS Club show will now be held on Saturday 13th November{week 45}, at its usual venue, Bugbrooke in Northants. Please note this is later than its usual week no 38.
Many Thanks
Peter Cannan – ZFS General Secretary

AREA SHOW DATES – 2021 Onwards

Please take a look at this attachments which shows you a 4 year plan for the Area Shows.This has been agreed with all the designated reps of the societies. You will notice that the ZFS Club Show has been moved towards the end of the season . This was done as a lot of fanciers suggested it. My thanks to all the Areas involved , in making this a far better way of spreading these shows around. I do hope you all agree that this was also done with the birds in mind . As you can see the Stafford show date is on its normal week.

Peter Cannan – ZFS General Secretary



The Stafford Colour Mutation Show report and some photos are here-http://www.zebrafinchsociety.org.uk/index.php/stafford-2019-colour-mutation-show-report/


The Allen Silver award see write up and Photo here-http://www.zebrafinchsociety.org.uk/index.php/the-allen-silver-award-2019/


Norfolk Foreign Bird Association Gold Patronage results here- http://www.zebrafinchsociety.org.uk/index.php/results-from-the-norfolk-foreign-bird-association-with-gold-zfs-patronage/


2019 Club Show results and photos here – http://www.zebrafinchsociety.org.uk/index.php/2019-club-show-results-and-photos/


EAZFS show results here-http://www.zebrafinchsociety.org.uk/index.php/east-anglia-zebra-finch-club-2019-show-results-and-photos/


Riviera Bird Club Gold ZFS Patronage results and photos here-http://www.zebrafinchsociety.org.uk/index.php/members-results-from-zfs-gold-patronage-show-at-riviera-bird-club/


Stafford standard show report here-http://www.zebrafinchsociety.org.uk/index.php/stafford-standard-show-results/


2021 Subscriptions are NOW BEING TAKEN

Subscriptions can now be paid for next year, 2021.  These can be paid by Pay Pal, or you can pay by cheque/postal order.   Full details for New Members, go to the ZFS website, (www.zebrafinchsociety.org.uk), click on “The Society” then “Join the Zebra Finch Society”, where you find downloadable application forms.  If you require any further information please send an email to info@zebrafinchsociety.org.uk or contact the Membership Secretaries, Frank and Mavis Dawson on 01752 341204


Welsh ZFC show results on this page link:- http://www.zebrafinchsociety.org.uk/index.php/welsh-zebra-finch-club-show-results/


SW&SCZFC Victor Cole Memorial show report, results& Photos are here:-http://www.zebrafinchsociety.org.uk/index.php/swsczfc-victor-cole-memorial-show-report-results/


Western Counties B&FBS Gold Patronage results here: http://www.zebrafinchsociety.org.uk/index.php/results-from-western-counties-bfbs-showgold-patronage/


Midland ZFC results on this page:-http://www.zebrafinchsociety.org.uk/index.php/midland-zfc-result-sheet-and-some-photos/


ZFS Area Society Representatives –  Vacancies

Region 8          –           Merseyside, Cheshire, Clwyd & Gwynedd

If any ZFS Member wishes to become a ZFS Area rep, and resides in any of these regions, please let me know. I will need a contact number or email.

Its main purpose is any new members in that region would be able to contact you for information and advice.

Many Thanks

Peter Cannan – ZFS General Secretary 

                                                01752 923657 / 07462680419



Breaking News about Stafford Show and new Colour Section.




Important Message – Could all members sending cheques for ring orders and/or membership subs, merchandise etc, please note that the the society’s proper title should be written on the cheques and NOT the  abbreviated use ZFS. Please pass this message on to other members you might know

                2018/19 Chairman, Paul Acock

Join Now

Subscriptions can be paid by Pay Pal, you can also pay by cheque/postal order.  For full details click on “The Society” then “Join the Zebra Finch Society” at the top of this page, where you will find downloadable application forms.

You can also subscribe by Pay Pal using the ZFS Website www.zebrafinchsociety.org.uk.

2021 Subscriptions NOW BEING TAKEN!


If you require any further information please send an email to:  info@zebrafinchsociety.org.uk


ZFS closed rings can now be paid for via PayPal BUT NOT using the membership account (all the info is on this page;- http://www.zebrafinchsociety.org.uk/index.php/zfs-rings/