Golden Cap Association (West Dorset)

a local association of the National Trust

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-==== Monday 25th February 2:30pm (Talk) ====  ​ 
-===== Is there such a thing as a Perfect Tree? by Ray Hawes =====  
  
-Ray has been working as Head of Forestry for the National Trust since 1989 and was responsible for about 8 million trees. ​ He talks about how trees have been used and valued through the ages, with illustrations of some of the finest and most interesting ones. Trees and woods have been used for many different purposes for thousands of years. ​  +====  Monday 29th April 7:30pm (Talk) ==== 
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-==== Friday 8th March 1:00pm (Meal) ====   +
-===== Spring Lunch at Eype's Mouth Country Hotel =====  +
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-Members meeting together for a splendid meal in great company. +
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-==== Monday 25th March 7:30pm (AGM) ====   +
-===== Annual General Meeting =====  +
-Special Guest Speaker: **Rebecca Burton**, Regional Director, South West Region, NT +
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-Rebecca is the Director of the biggest region in the National Trust, it covers Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, Somerset and Wiltshire. +
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-====  Monday 29th April 2:30pm (Talk) ==== +
 ===== Beyond Old Harry by Rod Lawrence ===== ===== Beyond Old Harry by Rod Lawrence =====
 Rod is a retired Naturalist, having spent most of his life studying forests throughout the world. ​ This is his vision of how we could build on what we have here with the Jurassic coast to create one of the best and most bio-diverse places in the world. Rod is a retired Naturalist, having spent most of his life studying forests throughout the world. ​ This is his vision of how we could build on what we have here with the Jurassic coast to create one of the best and most bio-diverse places in the world.
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-==== Thursday 4th April (Visit) ====  ​ 
-===== Tyntesfield,​ nr Bristol ===== 
-Tyntesfield,​ purchased in 1843 and remodelled in 1863, is now a spectacular Victoria Gothic Revival house with gardens and parkland. Most of the contents have been saved and are being conserved by the National Trust and placed in room settings, some are still stored in rooms long since unused. ​ 
  
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 ==== Thursday 13th June (Visit) ====  ​ ==== Thursday 13th June (Visit) ====  ​
-===== Kennet and Avon Canal (from Bristol Quay) ===== +===== Bristol Dock & River Avon Cruise ​(from Bristol Quay) ===== 
  
-Details ​to follow.+Managed by Bristol Packet Boat Trips at Bristol docks, we join a covered all-weather boat for a 4-hour cruise from the docks upstream ​to rural stretches of the river Avon, stopping for refreshments at a riverside pub.
  
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 ==== Wednesday 10th July (Visit) ====  ​ ==== Wednesday 10th July (Visit) ====  ​
-===== Bath and American Museum ===== +===== American Museum, Bath ===== 
  
-Details ​to follow.+The museum was opened in 1961 and takes you on a journey through the history of America from its early settlers ​to the twenty-first century. 
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 +With its remarkable collection of folk and decorative arts, the Museum shows the diverse and complex nature of American tradition, the highlight of which is the collection of over 200 quilts acclaimed as the finest of its type in Europe.  
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 +The beautiful American gardens give far-reaching views across the surrounding valleys
  
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 ==== Wednesday 11th September (Visit) ====  ​ ==== Wednesday 11th September (Visit) ====  ​
-===== Concorde Museum, Bristol =====+===== Concorde Museum, ​Aerospace ​Bristol ===== 
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 +Your flight through aerospace history will span more than one hundred years of engineering advancements and remarkable social history, with the iconic Concorde as the stunning centre-piece of your journey.
  
-Details ​to follow.+A guided tour is included ​to ensure that we get the best experience from the visit.
  
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-==== Thursday 10th or 17 October (Visit) ====  ​+==== Thursday 10th October (Visit) ====  ​
 ===== Coleton Fishacre, Kingswear =====  ===== Coleton Fishacre, Kingswear ===== 
 Details to follow. Details to follow.

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