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ANGUS MEMBERS' CENTRE
( Charity Number SC 024891 )

The Angus Members' Centre aims :-

The Centre has a programme of outings, coffee mornings and other events throughout the year. Talks are open to everyone, not just members of the National Trust for Scotland. Light refreshments will be served after each talk. The programme for October 2017 to March 2018 is given below. The AGM and all afternoon talks will be held at the Guide Hall, Myre Car Park, Forfar DD8 1HZ.

Members’ Centre volunteers stock the plant stall in the courtyard at House of Dun on a weekly basis during the season as plants become available.

Programme October 2017 to March 2018

Thursday 5 October 2017, 2.15pm
AGM, followed by an update on management changes in the NE region from Iain Hawkins (NTS General Manager, Aberdeenshire & Angus Built Heritage).
Saturday 7 October 2017, 10.00am–12noon
Coffee morning at the Guide Hall, Myre Car Park, Forfar.
Saturday 4 November 2017, 10.00am–12noon
Coffee morning at the Old Parish Church Hall, Kirriemuir.
Thursday 16 November 2017, 2.30pm
"The history of photography and NTS photographic collections", a talk by Dr Antonia Laurence-Allen (NTS Curator, Edinburgh & East).
December 2017 (details tbc): Carol concert
Contact Membership Secretary for details nearer the time.
Thursday 18 January 2018, 2.30pm
"Scotland’s Gardens", a talk by Terrill Dobson & Jan Oag. Scotland’s Gardens is the scheme that facilitates the opening of private gardens in support of various charities.
Thursday 15 February 2018, 2.30pm
"The ancient pinewoods of Scotland", a talk by Clifton Bain (conservationist and Director of the IUCN Peatland Programme).
Sunday 4 March 2018, 2.00pm–4.00pm
Snowdrop Tea at House of Dun. As part of our 40th anniversary celebrations, we will be serving a cream tea with a glass of Prosecco or soft drink at this special event.
March 2018 (Saturday, date tbc), 10.00am–12noon
Coffee morning at the Old and St Andrew’s Church Hall, Montrose.
Thursday 15 March 2018, 2.30pm
"Quite Happy", a view of social history through the diary of James Fyffe (cattle dealer 1836–40), by Prof Richard Oram (University of Stirling).
Friday, 23rd March 2018, 7.00pm for 7.45pm
Scottish music concert at Glamis Castle, preceded by a finger buffet including a glass of wine or soft drink. Scott Gardiner (compering and singing "Bothy Ballads") will be joined by Barbara Dymock (vocals), Craig Marra (vocals) and Neil Smeaton (piano). In addition, we will have performances from Oban High School pupils, playing music from Iona’s Changing Landscapes initiative, an education project previously funded by the Members’ Centre.

The Angus Members' Centre of the National Trust for Scotland is a registered Scottish Charity Number SC024891.

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