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SPRING/SUMMER 2021

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STOP PRESS: (updated 12/04/2021)
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 was cancelled as, apart from the uncertainty over COVID restrictions, it was not clear that all NT properties would be open. It is hoped that it can be rearranged at a future date.
NEWSLETTER Once again there is little news to publish in the Spring/Summer edition of the Newsletter but we have collected together a few articles for interest and amusement, and continued with some archive photographs from past years. It is now available on this website and is being posted to members today - if you have not yet received your copy within a week of this update please contact the secretary or editor.
SUBSCRIPTIONS In view of the continuing lack of activity no NSNTA subscriptions are being 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 previously planned events are definitely postponed or cancelled. Some new or rearranged events are listed below. No formal bookings are being taken at this time but contact the organisers if interested. If we have your email address you will be notified and sent booking forms when appropriate. If we do not have your email address please send an SAE to our Programme Coordinator if you have not already done so so the revised programme and booking forms can be sent to you at the appropriate time.

    Current Schedule of Events planned for 2021, so far!
    --May--
    Friday 28th Walk: Hanchurch Hills and Beech Caves. (Richard Adams)
    --June--
    Tuesday 1st Walk: Three Waterways of Stoke-on-Trent. (Richard Adams)
    --September--
    Tuesday 21st Talk: Georgina Woodcock - Scams.
    Wednesday 29th Car Trip: Crewe Railway and Heritage Centre. (Rose Wheat)
    --October--
    Tuesday 19th Talk: Hazel Griffiths - The life of Eva PerĂ³n (Saint or Sinner).
    --November--
    Tuesday 16th Talk: Geraldine Uthwaite - "The Hospital where everyone smiles".
    --December--
    Tuesday 21st Christmas Dinner at the Upper House. (Cynthia Dumbelton)

    Events that were planned for 2020 that we hope to reschedule when possible.
    Car Trip: Dunham Massey, Altrincham, WA14 4SJ.
    Car Trip: Visit to a Woodland Craftsman.
    Coach Trip: Boughton House, Kettering, Northants.
    Coach trip: William Booth Museum and Wollaton Hall, Nottingham.
    Coach Trip: Ledbury and Weston's Cider Mill.
    Talk: Henry Birks - The Forgotten Artists of North Staffordshire.
    Coach Trip: Mini Holiday to Salisbury.
    Talk: John Pomfret - Braunston: The History of a Canal Village.
    Talk: Kath Reynolds - The Famous Folk of Stoke.

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