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The North East Aberdeenshire Members' Centre supporting the National Trust for Scotland was established in 1977 and has a total of approximately 100 members. The Centre organizes a varied programmme of talks, social events and excursions throughout the year. Both members and non-members (for a small donation) are welcome to attend these events, many of which take place in either Haddo House or Fyvie Castle. The Centre gives financial and practical support to our three local NTS properties: Fyvie Castle, Haddo House and Pitmedden Garden.

The programme for June 2019 to April 2020 is given below. If you would like to request further information about any event, or join the group, please contact Patricia Shaw (Chairperson): ne.aberdeenshire.mc@gmail.com.

The latest North East Aberdeenshire Members' Centre Newsletter is available as a webpage using the link on the left. To obtain a copy in PDF format, which also contains the booking forms for the outings, follow this link. Note that you will need Abobe Acrobat Reader or a compatible programme to read or print this version.

Programme March and April 2022

Events are open to members and non-members and are free to members but visitors are requested to donate £3.

Tuesday 29 March 2022 at 2.30pm
Talk by Stuart Brooks, Head of Conservation and Policy at the National Trust for Scotland, at Haddo House, "How the Trust is approaching conservation and climate change challenges".
The Trustís natural heritage sites cover over 77,000 ha of land and include a wide range of important habitats and ecosystems, many of which, such as the peatlands, play a critical role in combatting climate change.
The Trust is collaborating with likeminded organisations such as the National Trust, RSPB, and the Woodland Trust to deliver high quality, nature-based climate solutions. At the end of 2021, Stuart represented the Trust at COP26 in Glasgow.
Come and hear him speak about the importance of the Trustís conservations programmes, the direction of future policy and get his feedback from the Glasgow summit.
Wednesday 13 April 2022 at 7.30pm
AGM and talk by Sandy Manson, Lord Lieutenant of Aberdeenshire, at Fyvie Castle.
After the business of the AGM is concluded, our speaker will be Sandy Manson, Lord Lieutenant of Aberdeenshire who will give a talk on the recent changes and developments in the role of the Lord Lieutenancy and its work in the community.

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