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LONDON MEMBERS' CENTRE
( Charity Number SC 027207 )

The London Members' Centre was established in 1979 with the aim of bringing together like-minded people who share a love of Scotland, its culture and its heritage.

Membership is open to all National Trust for Scotland and National Trust members, not just those in London and the South East, and currently costs just £12 per annum ( reduced to £10 per annum if paid by standing order ).

The Centre has over 350 members who enjoy a very full programme of social events, lectures and visits, some to places not normally open to the public. There is a charge for each visit, part of our fund-raising activities for the National Trust for Scotland, as a result of which we have been able to provide support for projects at many NTS properties throughout Scotland.

Why not join us? Contact details for membership and our current visits programme are given below.

In June 2016 we had a Spring Tour to Northern Ireland and Donegal. A short report can be seen by following this link.

Programme April 2018 to June 2019

Visits are open to all members of the London Members' Centre. Details of visits for the forthcoming quarter are included in our newsletters which are sent out quarterly. Application forms for each visit are included therein. As many of our visits are oversubscribed members are advised to return their application forms as soon as practicable.

Thursday 12th April 2018
Visit to Westminster School.
Wednesday 18 April 2018
Visit to West Norwood Cemetery.
Tuesday 24 April 2018
Visit to Charterhouse.
Wednesday 9th May 2018
Lunch at Catering College, Clapham.
Wednesday 16 May 2018
AGM, followed by lunch and "Shetland" talk by Alexander Bennett.
Saturday 19 May 2018
Spring walk - City of London Gardens & Squares.
Wednesday 6 to Monday 11 June 2018
Spring tour to Shetland.
Provisional June 2018
Visit to Kneller Hall.
Wednesday 4th July 2018
The Queen's House, Greenwich.
Tuesday 17 July 2018
Visit to London Transport Poster Museum.
Tuesday 14 August 2018
Summer walk - Brunel's London.
Date to be confirmed
Curator's talk & tour of "Animals in Embroidery" exhibition, Royal School of Needlework, Hampton Court Palace.
Date to be confirmed
Visit to Thames Fireboat Museum.
Monday 24 September 2018
Visit to Mercers' Hall.
Date to be confirmed
Visit to City of London Police Museum.
Date to be confirmed
Visit to Watts & co, vestment makers.
Wednesday 14th November 2018
Theatre visit to see "The King & I".
Wednesday 28th November 2018
Christmas lunch & lecture - Arran Johnston "The Scottish Diaspora Tapestry".
Tuesday 4th December 2018
Visit to the John Rutter Christmas concert, Royal Albert Hall.
Date to be confirmed
Christmas walk in Soho.
Tuesday 15th January 2019
Lecture and visit to Gainsborough Family Album exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery.
Monday 20th May 2019
London Member's Centre 40th Anniversary reception, House of Lords.
Thursday 13th June to Monday 17th June 2019
Spring tour to South Shropshire.

For more details on any of the above events or for any further information on LMC activities, please contact Bill Kemp ( Visit Co-ordinator ) either :-
by telephone - 020 8642 1491 or
by e-mail - billkemp48@hotmail.com.

For membership details please contact Jennifer Scoon, Membership Secretary. Telephone 01483 798 219 or
e-mail - jenniferschoon@btinternet.com.

The National Trust for Scotland - London Members' Centre is a registered Scottish charity number SC027207.

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