Annual General Meeting

The Newstead Abbey Partnership will be holding its first AGM on Tuesday September 15th and this is open to all current members to attend. Please see the agenda below.

Non-members who may be interested in the work of the Partnership may also attend, but in order to be able to vote on any item of business, you will need to become a member.  You will be able to do this on the night for a cost of £5.

5.00pm – 6.00pm: 

David Newport will be leading a tour of the Abbey entitled
The Art and Heraldry of Newstead Abbey’

This will be free to all NAP members.

6.00 pm – 6.30 pm:

Refreshments in the cloisters.


In The Orangery – Annual General Meeting

  1. Welcome and apologies
  2. Minutes from Initial Meeting on 25th June 2014
  3. Matters Arising
  4. Chairman’s Report 2014/15
  5. Treasurer’s Report
  6. Election of Officers
  7. Election of Committee
  8. Resolutions
  9. Date of next AGM

Spring member events

Dear Member

I am pleased to announce that, working in co operation with NCC and the team at Newstead Abbey, NAP can now welcome you to two special viewings of the Abbey’s collection.

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.

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