West Surrey National Trust Centre

In support of the National Trust since 1969

Make the most of your National Trust Membership - join the West Surrey Centre.

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Welcome to the West Surrey Centre, a voluntary group of National Trust members established to promote the work of the National Trust Can you put a price on the unspoilt beauty of the Cornish coast, the mountains of Snowdonia and the Lake District or the rolling Surrey Hills? Do you care if the great country house is allowed to crumble, its contents sold abroad? If you care enough to save and cherish the beauty of Britain, you join the National Trust, but your involvement in the Trust need not stop there. You can increase the pleasure you derive from your membership – and your value to the Trust – by joining your local National Trust Centre. There are Centres & Associations throughout the country, run by volunteers dedicated to organising activities for the enjoyment of members and to raise funds for local and other National Trust causes. The West Surrey Centre The West Surrey Centre is one of the most active and successful Centres in the Trust. It covers a large area of Surrey encompassing towns like Cobham, Cranleigh, Dorking, Esher, Farnham, Godalming, Guildford, Leatherhead, Walton, Weybridge, Woking and their surrounding areas. Aims (a) To raise money for National Trust projects (b) To promote the National Trust (c) To enable National Trust members to get more out of their membership by joining a Centre There is a central Membership Committee with a number of supporting committees all run by volunteers who arrange a variety of visits to properties, gardens and other places or events of interest, lectures and holidays, as well as other social activities, for all members of the Centre to enjoy. The Management Committee, which co-ordinates activities, provides financial control and allocates funds raised. A Programme of Events and Newsletter are distributed three times a year at the end of February, June and October. Many Centre members are or become actively involved as volunteers at the various National Trust properties and its other locations in the area acting as stewards, assisting at special events and in other ways. Membership of the Centre is £8.00 annually per household. Subscriptions are due on 1st January each year but for those who join after 1st September their subscription will not need to be renewed until the end of the following year. Applications should include the name and National Trust number of each proposed member, your address including post code and your telephone number. Cheques should be made payable to ‘West Surrey National Trust Centre’. But remember, to join the West Surrey Centre, you must first be a member of the National Trust, a volunteer who holds a Volunteer Card or a member of National Trust staff. If you require further information or wish to join, please contact the Membership Secretary, Mrs Susan Terry, 17 Junewood Close, Woodham, Addlestone, Surrey, KT15 3PX Tel: 01932 342627 e-mail: sue.wsntc@ntlworld.com