Annual General Meeting
Monday  4th September 2017

Please note:

From 5.30pm – 6.30pm, there will be afternoon tea and scones in the Victorian Kitchen for all NAP Members and guests.

David Newport (vice chairman) will give a short talk on the history of the Victorian kitchen.

The tea and talk will be free to all NAP members and £5 to all non-members.

If you would like to attend the tea, talk and AGM please RSVP to the Secretary, Emma Garfoot, on by Friday September 1st.

You are reminded that  while the AGM is open to the general public, only paid up NAP members may vote on any item.

6.30pm in The Victorian Kitchen

  1. Welcome and apologies
  2. Minutes from Meeting on 5th September 2016
  3. Matters Arising
  4. Chairman’s Report 2016/17 (to be tabled)
  5. Treasurer’s Report (to be tabled)
  6. Election of Officers
  7. Election of Committee
  8. Resolutions
  9. Progress report on the West Front project
  10. Date of next AGM

A Private view of the costume collection

Starting at 2pm Wednesday 6th May 2015

Judith, the curator will give NAP a privileged insight into the collection, its preservation and its history.

Hopefully we will be able to see a few of the unique pieces held in the collection. Due to physical constraints we will have to organise ourselves into groups of 10 to see the costumes.

Please respond by email to me at:

I will make the necessary arrangements. Please express a preference, if you have one, between a 2 or 3 o’clock start.

A closer view of the paintings
and art of Newstead Abbey


Further information will be posted when a new date has been arranged.

Starting at 2 p.m. on Monday 6th July 2015.

Abbey Guide and Vice Chair of NAP David Newport will take us on a tour an in depth focus on the paintings on display in the halls and rooms of Newstead Abbey.

If you would like to join us please respond to me at

Future events in the pipeline

An elevated view of the West Front from a ‘Cherry Picker’ to inspect the restoration project.

Presentation and walk through the Japanese Gardens by a learned academic and specialist, Professor Charles Watkins, School  of Geography, University of Nottingham.

And don’t forget the Symposium on Monday June 15th when you will have another opportunity to find out more about the Abbey.

View more events at Newstead Abbey

If you’d like to browse more events at Newstead Abbey please visit
the Nottingham City Council website

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