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North Staffordshire National Trust Association



WINTER/SPRING 2021

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STOP PRESS: (updated 25/01/2021)
CORONAVIRUS: The ongoing situation is being monitored by the committee and is affecting future events. Ongoing developments will be posted here. Do please provide your email address to our Secretary if you have not already done so to minimise postal costs in keeping everyone up to date as the situation unfolds. See notes against individual events below.
SCOTTISH HOLIDAY Monday 12th to Friday 16th April 12th 2021 (postponed from last June), arranged by Regent Travel: This has now being cancelled as, apart from the uncertainty over COVID restrictions, it is not clear that all NT properties will be open. Final balances are not due and you should be contacted by Regent this week to arrange return of deposits. [Details] [Booking Form]
NEWSLETTER Once again there is little news to publish in the Winter edition of the Newsletter so we have made this a souvenir edition to mark our 40th year. It was posted to members on Monday 28th December - if you have not yet received your copy please contact the secretary or editor.
SUBSCRIPTIONS In view of the continuing lack of activity no subscriptions will be charged in 2021 - your membership will be automatically renewed for a further 12 months.
DOCUMENTS Useful documents for use by Event Organisers available on the 'Documents' button above.

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  • Please note that it is advisable to book early since many excursions fill very quickly.
  • Booking should be made using the forms contained in the most recent Newsletter.
  • Coach visits normally depart from Brunswick Terrace at the front of the Jubilee Baths in Newcastle-under-Lyme (see map)
  • Lectures normally start at 7:30 at the North Staffordshire Conference Centre, Stoke on Trent (see map)
  • Any enquiries to the outing organiser whose contact details are in the current Newsletter
  • For the descriptions and further details see the most recent Newsletter in Archives

    Due to the Coronavirus all planned events are definitely postponed or cancelled. Therefore no bookings are being taken at this time until new dates can be confirmed. If we have your email address you will be notified and sent booking forms when available. If we do not have your email address please send an SAE to our Programme Coordinator so the revised programme and booking forms can be sent to you at the appropriate time.

    SUMMER / AUTUMN PROGRAMME 2020 (as planned, for the record!)
    Tuesday 12th May AGM. Postponed - see reports and further information here.
    Monday 8th June Car Trip: Dunham Massey, Altrincham, WA14 4SJ: Cancelled.
    Mon 22nd - Fri 26th June Coach Holiday: Scotland. Regent Travel: Postponed - see note above.
    Thursday 2nd July Car Trip: Visit to a Woodland Craftsman: Postponed.
    Tuesday 14th July Coach Trip: Boughton House, Kettering, Northants. Postponed.
    Saturday 25th July Walk: Three waterways of Stoke-on-Trent. Postponed.
    Tuesday 11th August Coach trip: William Booth Museum and Wollaton Hall, Nottingham. Postponed.
    Tuesday 15th September Coach Trip: Ledbury and Weston's Cider Mill. Postponed.
    Tuesday 22nd September Talk: Henry Birks - The Forgotten Artists of North Staffordshire. Cancelled.
    Wednesday 30th September Car Trip: Crewe Heritage Centre. Cancelled.
    Fri 9th - Sun 11th October Coach Trip: Mini Holiday to Salisbury. Cancelled. Cheques were not cashed and have been destroyed.
    Tuesday 20th October Talk: John Pomfret - Braunston: The History of a Canal Village. Cancelled.
    Tuesday 17th November Talk: Kath Reynolds - The Famous Folk of Stoke. Cancelled.
    Wednesday 2nd December / 20th January Christmas Dinner and photo exhibition. Cancelled.

    For past Newsletters and lists of meetings and events, see the Archive