Supporter groups in Shropshire and Staffordshire
Interested in making the most of the National Trust near you in Shropshire and Staffordshire? Join your local supporter group to enjoy special interest talks, visits, holidays and other social and fundraising events or hands-on conservation activities. Read on to find your nearest group or click on a supporter group’s name in the menu to jump to their details.
Why join a supporter group?
Getting together with other National Trust enthusiasts, members and volunteers who feel passionate about the same things is priceless. Sharing unique experiences and finding out more about the places you care about is what being part of a local National Trust supporter group is all about.
From listening to expert talks and going on behind-the-scenes tours to taking relaxing holidays or restoring natural habitats in the great outdoors, you’ll be part of something amazing. Supporter groups promote and assist the National Trust’s work within their local area and raise money for conservation and development projects through all kinds of events.
The Shropshire Centre was founded in 1972 and currently has around 150 members from across the county. The main aims of the group are to promote the National Trust locally, raise funds to support local properties as well as hosting a programme of enriching events and activities.
The Staffordshire Centre provides walks, talks, visits and an annual holiday as well as fundraising in support of local National Trust properties. Recently, efforts have been concentrated on Shugborough where they’ve committed to be the sole sponsor of the second-hand bookshop.
Shropshire and Staffordshire National Trust Volunteer Group
With events held at National Trust places throughout the West Midlands, the focus of the Shropshire and Staffordshire NTV group is on volunteering outdoors, improving the local landscape and learning new skills.
North Staffordshire Association
Founded in 1980, the North Staffordshire Association runs a programme of events throughout the year. Any profits are used to support projects at National Trust places, both locally and nationally. In recent years, support has been given to projects at Little Moreton Hall, Biddulph Grange Gardens, Downs Banks and the Llyn Peninsula.
South East Staffordshire Association of National Trust Members (SESANTM)
SESANTM is a volunteer-led group formed in 1990 to enhance and support the work of the National Trust and to raise funds to donate for a range of projects at local Trust places.