SPECIAL ARRANGEMENT WITH TYNTESFIELD FOR MEMBERS OF THE BRISTOL CENTRE


COFFEE AT TYNTESFIELD?


When you buy a hot drink, present your Bristol Centre membership card at the checkout and your National Trust Hot Drinks Loyalty Card will be double stamped. This bonus is only available to Bristol Centre members at Tyntesfield, but once filled, a "NT loyalty card" can be used to receive a free hot drink at any NT café. Spare loyalty cards are usually kept near the till.


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For reference, the agreements at the 2016 AGM and at previous meetings follow:


NATIONAL TRUST BRISTOL CENTRE COMMITTEE


As agreed at the AGM on Wednesday 16th March 2016, the members of the committee are as follows:

President: Alison Ranken
Chairman: Sue Chambers
Vice-Chairman: Colin Bayne-Jardine
Treasurer: Ann Jones
Membership Secretary Janet Stanton Secretary: Heather Denny
Chair, Visits & Social sub-committee: Alison Ranken
Chair, Talks sub-committee:  David Moore
Newsletter Editor: Rosemary Booker &
Raymond Day
Web-site Editor: John Butler
Members: Valerie Barnard
Margaret Baxter
Judy Reynolds

John Grenfell


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BRISTOL CENTRE DONATIONS
IN SUPPORT OF NATIONAL TRUST PROJECTS



Clevedon Court: repairs to Nailsea glass £1000
Chedworth Roman Villa:  new model of the villa £1000
Newark Park:  replace fencing by lakeside garden £1000
Dyrham:  roof/C17 lighting £1000
Prior Park:  NVQ placement £1000

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For reference, below are details of what we have given in some earlier years:


In 2015 we donated a total of £5000 to the following projects:


Clevedon Court: repairs to Nailsea glass £1000
Chedworth Roman Villa:  new model of the villa £1000
Newark Park:  replace fencing by lakeside garden £1000
Dyrham:  roof/C17 lighting £1000
Prior Park:  NVQ placement £1000

In 2014 we donated a total of £10,000 for the following projects:


Dyrham Roof £5000
Clevedon Court Curtains (£500), benches (£500) £1000
Failand Kissing gates £1000
Lacock Replacement stair lift £1000
Neptune Campaign National coastline appeal £1000
Quarry Bank National "Upper Gardens" appeal £1000


In 2013 we gave the following - 


Tyntesfield - £1000 for a new orchard
£1000 for benches in the Paradise arboretum
£1000 for a permanent orienteering course

Dyrham -  £1000 towards restoration of the West Terrace
£1000 for citrus trees in the Orangery
£350 towards fleeces for the guides
£650 to dismantle and clean the chandelier in the Drawing Room

Bill Morris's £500 for the Interpretation Board at Cadbury Camp
area £500 towards a training course for volunteers

Stourhead £1000 towards conservation work especially in the Regency library

Laycock -  £1000 for two oak benches.



 


In 2012 we gave the following:

Tyntesfield -  Donation towards sponsoring a trainee £1000
Replace existing swing in the rose garden £500
Contribution towards Estate benches £500
for visitors

Leigh Woods- Promotional stand £1000

Clevedon Court- Various repairs £500

Lytes Carey- Bulb display £500

Dyrham- Contribution towards renovation £1000
of pictures

Lacock- Oak bench £300



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The following photographs taken by Alison show some of the projects supported by the Bristol Centre:



 Tyntesfield: restoration of stonework on a garden seat




Chedworth Roman Villa: protective covers ("socks") for excavated pillars






Tyntesfield: restore Matilda Gibb's commemorative cross in the chapel





Tyntesfield: repair double potting-shed gates to the walled garden







Tyntesfield: restore swing in 2012







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