Brighton and Hove Association
Brighton and Hove Association was founded in 1972 to promote the National Trust locally. It also raises funds for its support, whilst arranging an enjoyable programme of social events and activities for members.
Brighton & Hove Association warmly welcomes new members. Membership is open to all supporters of the National Trust and is predominantly drawn from Brighton and Hove.
During the winter we have meetings twice a month with interesting talks on offer, plus a number of social events including a Spring Lunch, Christmas Tea and a New Year Lunch. In the summer, we arrange outings to National Trust properties and other places of interest.
Why not join us? It's an enjoyable and interesting way to meet like-minded people, make new friends and at the same time support the National Trust. We'd like to meet you. Among the National Trust properties we support are the local properties of Devil’s Dyke, Saddlescombe Farm, and Nymans Garden. In the last 3 years, our Association has raised £12,475 to support local Trust properties and projects.
October 4th The History of Brighton's Trams by Ian Gledhill
October 15th Where do I come from? I don''t Know Anymore by Dorit Oliver- Wolf.
November 1st Put that Light Out by Imogen Corrigan
November 12th Hove Role of Honour for the Great War by Trevor Cox
January 10th War on a Postcard by Roger Mayhew
January 28th The Titanic by Rob Goldsmith
February 7th Crop Circle Mystery by Andy Thomas
February 11th Brighton Station by Jackie Marsh Hobbs
March 7th Countryside and Policy by Vickie Lawrence and Nick Heasman
March 18th Playing the Flute by Rachel Smith
April 4th History of the Tower of London by Alan Kingshott
April 15th The Women of India by Brian Freeland
October 11th Coffee Morning at the Patcham Memorial Hall
December 6th Christmas Tea at the Patcham Memorial Hall
January 19th 2019 New Year Lunch at the Royal Albion Hotel
Contact Jenny Smith on 01273 556516
We go to Winchester and The Vyne. a Trust property in Hampshire which has recently undergone very extensive restoration. The house has illustrious associations, from Jane Austen to JRR Tol-kien, while outside are gardens, meadows and woods rich in wildlife. The coach leaves Hove Town Hall at 8.45am and Patcham at 9.15.
Contact Carol Beard 01273 501963 or 0759 8944757
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I organise the annual holiday for the group, where we add on £5 to what each member pays as a donation to the Trust. I also arrange the speakers for our bi monthly meetings and with another member, arrange the four outings we do each year.
As Nymans is our nearest National Trust property, I go there more than any other place. But we also have three or four National Trust properties on our outings and on the holiday each year. The holiday ones can be anywhere in the country.
My favourite thing about the National Trust is that it preserves many wonderful stately homes for future generations and assists wildlife by maintaining areas of great natural beauty and importance - ensuring that they are there for all of us to enjoy.