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Membership of The Galloway Members' Group is open to all members of the National Trust for Scotland, or the National Trust, on payment of an individual subscription of £5 each year. Subscriptions paid by Bankers’ Order are preferred. Otherwise, payment should be made directly to the Treasurer by cheque. The Group has a programme of outings, talks and other events throughout the year. A PDF document giving more details of what we do and contact details may be viewed or downloaded by following this link.

The Centre issues Newsletters to keep members informed of current and future events. Recent Newsletter may be viewed or downloaded in PDF format by following the link to Newsletters.

The programme for January to September 2020 is given below. Afternoon Talks and Meetings take place at Threave Visitors Centre, Castle Douglas at 2pm. Tea, coffee and biscuits are served afterwards. During this session, the Visitor Centre Café will be closed in January, February, and March. The charge for Talks, including refreshments, is £3 for paid-up members of the GMG, and £5 for non-members.

Details of the costs and booking arrangements for GMG events are provided on the Booking Form. This Form should be completed and returned as indicated. You can view and /or download it in PDF format, by following this link. The completed form should be posted, together with the appropriate payment, to Ian Watson at the address given on the form.

( * ) indicates advance booking is necessary for these events.

Programme January to September 2020

Monday 13 January 2020 at 2pm.
"Romancing the Stones: Scotland’s Rock Art Project in Galloway": a talk by Lisa Allen.
Venue: Threave Visitor Centre, Castle Douglas. (Visitor Centre Café closed).
Monday 10 February 2020 at 2pm.
"Hysteric Scotland: The Work of Historic Environment Scotland (HES) in Dumfries and Galloway": a talk by Dr Janet Brennan.
Venue: Threave Visitor Centre, Castle Douglas (Visitor Centre Café closed).
Monday 2 March 2020 (following AGM at 2pm).
Note this is a new and revised date
"Cally Gardens, the Latest Chapter in the Fairy Tale": a talk by Kevin Hughes.
Venue: Threave Visitor Centre, Castle Douglas (Visitor Centre Café closed).
Wednesday 27 May 2020 at 11.00am – 3.00pm ( * )
Visit to Galloway House; Galloway House Gardens, and the Walled Garden, Garlieston, Wigtownshire DG8 8HF, with private guided tour. (Bookable Event).
Own transport and shared cars. Bring your own picnic.
Friday 3 July 2020 at 7.30pm ( * ).
Biennial Summer Extravaganza, at Anwoth Church, Gatehouse of Fleet, DG7 2EF, with an "Indian Bollywood" - Themed Evening. (Bookable Event).
Thursday 10 September 2020 at 11.00am – 3.00pm ( * )
Visit to Crawick Multiverse, B740, Sanquhar, DG4 6ET; and Durisdeer Church. (Bookable Event)
Lunch provided in Sanquhar. Own transport and shared cars.

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