If you are a member of or a volunteer for the National Trust, then the trust invite you to get more out of your membership by joining their association, where a warm welcome awaits you. They meet at Ropes Hall War Memorial Community Centre in Kesgrave. The start time is 7.15pm.
The next meeting is on Tuesday 21st November, when Captain Peter Chapman-Andrews RN Ret’d will be sharing his experiences of serving on board two of the most famous RN vessels, Ark Royal and Britannia. Peter, who was a navigation officer, will explain the roles that both ships played in representing the UK to the outside world and the contrasts between the two appointments.
There is no meeting in December, so the next meeting is on Tuesday 16th January 2018, when Mark Mitchels will be discussing the role Samuel Pepys played in establishing the Royal Navy.
Visitors (even if not National Trust members) are welcome, entrance fee £3 each. National Trust members/volunteers can join for £8 a year (£12 a couple at same address). They publish three newsletters a year for members and enjoy interesting day outings and other events.
For more information, including details of future events and outings, contact their membership secretary by calling 01473 723761.
For more information, visit: www.membershipesnta.btck.co.uk