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( Charity Number SC 026085 )

The East Lothian Members' Centre is a registered Scottish Charity (Scottish Charity Number SC026085) and exists to give local NTS members the opportunity to support the Trust by participating in local events and activities.

The Centre has a programme of outings, talks and other events throughout the year. Our meetings are held in Haddington in either the Town House or Trinity Centre. Our afternoon meetings are followed by tea/coffee and biscuits. The programme for April to September 2018 is given below.

Enquiries please to - Margaret Russell - magr8@outlook.com or 01875 853370.

Programme April to September 2018

Wednesday 18th April, 2018
The Devilís Porridge Museum, Eastriggs, Dumfriesshire.
The unique name is inspired by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle while visiting the factory as a war correspondent witnessed the munitions girls mixing the guncotton by hand and commented on them kneading the explosive mixture, "into a sort of Devilís Porridge".
Thursday 21st June, 2018
Paxton House, Berwick-upon-Tweed, Berwickshire.
Award winning Palladian country house built 1758 to the design of John Adam. Rooms contain the finest collections of Chippendale and Regency furniture with a magnificent picture gallery and restored Georgian kitchen.
Tuesday 10th July, 2018
Scone Palace, Perth, Perthshire.
Visit the Crowning Place of Scottish Kings, including Macbeth, Robert the Bruce and Charles II. Wonderful State Rooms house a superb collection of objects díart, including 17th and 18th ivories, mostly collected by the fourth Earl of Mansfield.
Tuesday 14th August, 2018
Manderston, Duns, Berwickshire.
Manderston, together with its magnificent stables, stunning marble dairy and 56 acres of immaculate gardens, forms an ensemble which must be unique in Britain today. The house was completely rebuilt 1903-05 with no expense spared. Sumptuous State rooms and bedrooms decorated in the Adam manner.
Tuesday 11th September, 2018
Culzean Castle, Maybole, Ayrshire.
Romantic 18th century Robert Adam clifftop mansion, the Trustís jewel in the crown property, is filled to the turrets with treasures that tell the stories of the people who lived here. Once the playground of David Kennedy, 10th Earl of Cassillis, a man who was keen to impress with his wealth and status, opulent to the extreme.

East Lothian Members' Centre of The National Trust for Scotland is a registered Scottish charity number SC026085.

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