Worthing National Trust Association
Reports on Recent Events
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The Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew is one of the world’s most famous gardens covering 130 hectares of landscapes and gardens.
Afternoon Tea at the Ardington Hotel
Christmas Lunch 2018
Promoting Sunny Worthing
The Association is one of the voluntary bodies helping to promote Worthing by maintaining flower beds on the seafront.
To a range of properties in the West Country in September 2018
History of the Lawn Mower & The Budding Foundation
Clive Gravett is the Curator of the Museum of Gardening at the South Downs Heritage Centre in Hassocks, West Sussex.
A far more interesting talk than the title suggested, and good presentation.
Deer Parks and Petworth
Martyn Burkinshaw, Landscape Manager from Petworth gave us a talk on the Development of English Deer Parks and Petworth.
Lonnie Donegan, the King of Skiffle
My Old Man’s a Dustman”
Lonnie Donegan was a well-known entertainer in the 1950’s and 60’s and inspired musicians such as The Beatles, Elton John, Van Morrison and many others!
Our speaker is Bob Wragg
Standen House and Gardens
Standen House was built by James and Margaret Beale as a family home in 1891 and designed by Philip Webb. It is of Arts and Crafts design with William Morris & Co. Interiors. Read the fascinating tale linking to William Morris and Philip Webb
Steam Train from Tenterden to Bodiam Castle
A combination of heritage railway and ancient castle
Sussex Wildlife Trust
In a slight change to the advertised programme, Charlotte Owen from the Trust talked about her life as a Wildcall Officer.