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ABERDEEN & DISTRICT MEMBERS' CENTRE
( Charity Number SC 000109 )

The Aberdeen and District Members' Centre has been in existence for more than 40 years. Its membership stands at more than 290. The Centre draws its support from Aberdeen city and the surrounding districts.

The Centre organises a varied programme of evening and afternoon lectures, social evenings and day excursions within and outwith the Region. In addition the Members' Centre gives financial and practical support to Drum Castle and Castle Fraser. Evening lectures are held in Aberdeenshire Cricket Club while afternoon lectures are held in the Maritime Museum. The programme for September 2018 to March 2019 is given below.

Programme September 2018 to March 2019

Evening meetings are held in Aberdeenshire Cricket Club, Manofield and afternoon meetings in the Aberdeen Maritime Museum unless otherwise stated

(*) indicates pre-booking is required.

Wednesday 12 September 2018 (*)
Afternoon tea and entertainment at Castle Fraser.
Tuesday 18 September 2018 at 7.30pm
"A History in Stone", a talk by Ian Mitchell Davidson at Aberdeenshire Cricket Club.
Wednesday 10 October 2018 at 2pm
"Lady Cecilia Semple and the Craigievar Collection of Pottery", a talk by Sue Taylor at Aberdeen Maritime Museum.
Thursday 15 November 2018 at 7.30pm
"Voices from the Scottish Diaspora: Emigration from Scotland in the Twentieth Century". a talk by Professor Marjory Harper at Aberdeenshire Cricket Club.
Friday 7 December 2018 (*)
Christmas Concert and Fork Supper at Aberdeenshire Cricket Club.
Wednesday 16 January 2019 at 2pm
"Cruising Aberdeenshire - the ships are coming" a talk by Richard Cormack Corrigan at Aberdeen Maritime Museum.
Friday 25 January 2019 (*)
Burns Supper at Aberdeenshire Cricket Club.
Wednesday 13 February 2019 at 2pm
"Fintry: the story and memories of a rural North East school" a talk by Janet Byth at Aberdeen Maritime Museum.
Tuesday 19 March 2018 at 7.30pm
AGM followed by "Cruising the Historic Caribbean", a talk by Finlay McKichan at Aberdeenshire Cricket Club.
A day excursion in early May 2019 to V&A Dundee is proposed and the annual holiday in May/June will be in Dumfries & Galloway.

Events are organised for Aberdeen and District Members' Centre members only. Other members of the National Trust for Scotland are very welcome to attend the lecture meetings as an introduction to the Centre. There is a charge for guests attending lecture meetings.

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