Worthing National Trust Association
The Knepp Rewilding Project Thursday 11th January
History of the Tower of London Friday 9th February
The speaker, Alan Kingshott, was ‘Chief Yeoman Warder of Her Majesty’s Royal Palace and Fortress the Tower of London, Member of the Yeoman Guard Extraordinary’ until his retirement last year.
The Story of English Freedom Saturday 24th March
Andy Thomas is one of the UK’s best-
From rebellions of Boudicca against Roman invaders to the Peasant’s Revolt and the modern poll tax riots, from the truly revolutionary ideas put forward in Cromwellian times to influential movers and shakers e.g. Thomas Paine, the Suffragettes and George Orwell ‘Freedom’ has always been a key issue in English history.
Penny Green is an Ecologist and will give us a Talk on the Knepp Castle Estate, which comprises 3,500 acres of heavy weald clay in West Sussex. Though farmed intensively since WW2, the farm rarely made a profit. Rewilding has turned this around and the farmland is now profitable.
Knepp Wildland’s ethos is to allow natural processes with free-
One of the National Trust's premier gardens, Nymans was a country retreat for the creative Messel family with views stretching out across the Sussex Weald. Today you can recharge your batteries here, while exploring this beautiful place, discovering hidden corners through stone archways, walking along tree-
This talk is preceded by a brief Annual General Meeting
Talks Programme Spring 2018
Meetings are held at the Community Centre, Romany Road, Durrington BN13 3FJ.
Meetings other than the Annual General Meeting start at 2.30 pm.
Entry at the door: Members £2.00 Visitors £4.00