Golden Cap Association (West Dorset)

a local association of the National Trust

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a local association of the National Trust

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 **2.30 pm in October, November, January and February.** **2.30 pm in October, November, January and February.**
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-**Wednesday 7th November (Visit)**+===== Wednesday 7th November (Visit) ​=====
 ===== Stourhead House & Gardens, Wiltshire ===== ===== Stourhead House & Gardens, Wiltshire =====
  
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-** Friday 16th November, 11:30am (Social) ​**+===== Friday 16th November, 11:30am (Social) ​===== 
 ===== Quiz & Fish '​n'​ Chip Lunch, WI Hall, Bridport ===== ===== Quiz & Fish '​n'​ Chip Lunch, WI Hall, Bridport =====
  
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-**Monday 26th November 2:30 pm (Talk)**+===== Monday 26th November 2:30 pm (Talk) ​===== 
 ===== The Gardens of the First World War by Christine Stones ===== ===== The Gardens of the First World War by Christine Stones =====
  
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 ====== 2019 ====== ====== 2019 ======
  
-**Monday 28th January 2:30 pm (Talk)**+ 
 +===== Monday 28th January 2:30 pm (Talk) ​===== 
 ===== The Golden Age of Travel by Paul Atterbury ===== ===== The Golden Age of Travel by Paul Atterbury =====
  
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 In 2016 Paul curated an exhibition at the Dorset County Museum which featured evocative railway posters designed to encourage holiday-makers to visit Dorset and the South West; and in the autumn presented a “Golden Age of Travel” television special on the BBC whilst travelling on board a train headed by the famous steam locomotive “The Flying Scotsman”. In 2016 Paul curated an exhibition at the Dorset County Museum which featured evocative railway posters designed to encourage holiday-makers to visit Dorset and the South West; and in the autumn presented a “Golden Age of Travel” television special on the BBC whilst travelling on board a train headed by the famous steam locomotive “The Flying Scotsman”.
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-** Monday 25th February 2:30pm (Talk) ​**+===== Monday 25th February 2:30pm (Talk) ​===== 
 ===== Is there such a thing as a Perfect Tree? by Ray Hawes ===== ===== Is there such a thing as a Perfect Tree? by Ray Hawes =====
  
 Ray has been working as Head of Forestry for the National Trust since 1989 and was responsible for about 8 million trees. ​ He talks about how trees have been used and valued through the ages, with illustrations of some of the finest and most interesting ones. Trees and woods have been used for many different purposes for thousands of years.  ​ Ray has been working as Head of Forestry for the National Trust since 1989 and was responsible for about 8 million trees. ​ He talks about how trees have been used and valued through the ages, with illustrations of some of the finest and most interesting ones. Trees and woods have been used for many different purposes for thousands of years.  ​
  
-** Monday 25th March 7:30pm (AGM) **  
-===== AGM & Speaker: Rebecca Burton, Regional Director for South West NT ===== 
  
-** Monday 29th April 2:30pm (Talk) ​**+===== Monday 25th March 7:30pm (AGM) =====   
 +===== AGM =====  
 +Speaker: ​**Rebecca Burton**, Regional Director for South West NT  
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 +=====  ​Monday 29th April 2:30pm (Talk) ​===== 
 ===== Beyond Old Harry by Rod Lawrence ===== ===== Beyond Old Harry by Rod Lawrence =====
 Rod is a retired Naturalist, having spent most of his life studying forests throughout the world. ​ This is his vision of how we could build on what we have here with the Jurassic coast to create one of the best and most bio-diverse places in the world. Rod is a retired Naturalist, having spent most of his life studying forests throughout the world. ​ This is his vision of how we could build on what we have here with the Jurassic coast to create one of the best and most bio-diverse places in the world.
  
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