RESCHEDULED TO WEDNESDAY 12 MARCH 2014
6-10PM NATURE IN ART.Thursday 13 February 2014 6-10pm at Nature-in-Art
in the Education Centre. Wallsworth Hall,
Sandhurst Lane, Sandhurst/Twigworth, Gloucester GL2 9PA (two miles north of Gloucester, just off the
Guest speaker Sarah Orton, Gloucester Folk Museum Curator
Many thanks to her and to Simon Trapnell, Director of Nature-in-Art and his staff.
(In the event of flooding or excessive snow, an update would be posted on the top of the Home page of
the GOT website).
It is most likely that we will enter through the gate from the car park to the Education Centre, rather than
the main entrance to the building, but signs will direct you. Free parking. There are speed bumps on the
long driveway, so do take care!
01452 731422 but enquiries about the AGM to GOT's Ann Smithinfo@gloucestershireorchardtrust.org.uk
: Free for GOT members (and their household) and £2 for non members (waived if you join on the
Beverage refreshments within the Education Centre (juice or possibly tea & coffee – small charge
please). Time to browse the extensive GOT library (at present, this is the only time of the year when the
entire library is set up, so do make the most of it!). Feel free to bring your own sandwiches in to the
GOT Business - including Chairman's report, Treasurer's report, Election of Officers (Chairman,
Treasurer), AOB/Question time.
We hope that Charles Martell will give his usual Varietal Research update on Gloucestershire fruit
varieties. Many other members of the committee should be on hand, including Chris Wedge of Natural
England's Higher Level Stewardship scheme and Dave Kaspar/Helen Brent-Smith/Jim Chapman of The
Sarah on “Traditions surrounding orchards and the use of orchard fruits in cooking”
She will be bringing artefacts from the Museum Service.9-10pm
Time to network, browse again at the library, buy and sell juice, cider, perry or any other
merchandise you wish to bring!
You may also renew your GOT membership on the night and give to Ann so that she can log you on the
We look forward to seeing you! There will also be a raffle (thanks to Kit Turner). If anyone can bring
donated “prizes” (not necessarily orchard-related), that would be so helpful, thanks!Nominations:
Any nominations for officers (chairman and treasurer) and other items for discussion should be submitted
to me, Ann Smith (secretary/coordinator) at least 10 days prior to the AGM.email@example.com
109 Orchard Way, Churchdown, Gloucester GL3 2AP