Worthing National Trust Association
Talks Programme 2020
Meetings are held at the Community Centre, Romany Road, Durrington BN13 3FJ.
Meetings start at 2.30 pm.
Entry at the door: Members £2.00 Visitors £4.00
The Crown Jewels Monday 20 January
Pat Kingshott, who worked at the Tower of London for ten years, will talk about the magnificent collection of the Crown Jewels in her illustrated talk
History of the Petworth Owners Saturday 22 February
Pat Best has been a volunteer at Petworth House for many years where she gives short talks to the visitors. Her knowledge is amazing and this talk follows on from her talk about ‘below stairs’ at the house.
Build 4 the Future -
As a registered UK charity, the Foundation inspires UK teenagers so they can support and help orphaned children communities within the poorest areas in South Africa. Their aim is to deliver each child’s basic needs: food, water, shelter and professional emotional support
Slindon National Trust Saturday 25 April
Katie Archer will be talking about her work at the Slindon Estate. This is 1,400 hectares of woodland, downland, farmland and parkland, with countless historic landscape features. This is one of the National Trust estates that we support from our fund raising.
The talk will be preceded by the Annual General Meeting at 2.15 pm
Parish Pump Radio Monday 28 September
John Henty is a veteran broadcaster and worked at local Radio Brighton which was very new at the time. In 1967 they opened from a small studio in the Pavilion and despite opposition from residents, the locals welcomed the new media
Secrets and Lies Saturday 24 October
Dr Frances Hurd will be talking about other people’s history adventures. She has explored family histories and there are always questions to be answered and surprises to be discovered when visiting the past!
Brighton Pavilion Thursday 19 November