For a limited time, the manual is available to download for non-members at the price of £10 a copy:

We are planning the future release of the manual as an eBook. Printed hard copies are already available, please contact to place an order.

As part of the 50th anniversary of the BCC in 2017 we thought our members  might like to read  Mendelssohn’s talk at the inaugural BCC Meeting in May 1967