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www.nadfas.org.ukNADFAS REVIEW / SUMMER201029Below: Queen'sCross, designedby CharlesRennieMackintoshNADFAS AGM SCOTLAND 2011 visits and eventsinterest. There will be a short historywith slides of the Royal Company givenby the Secretary, Lt Col RichardCallander OBE, followed by a tour. Dalmeny and Hopetoun House - twomagnificent houses close toEdinburgh on the shores of the Firthof ForthLeave Edinburgh by coach 9.30am,return 4.45pm. Cost per person,£45.00The Rosebery family has lived atDalmeny for 300 years. The housecontains a celebrated collection ofFrench porcelain and furniture inheritedfrom Hannah Rothschild, heiress toMentmore, and the present Earl'sgrandmother. Witness Napoleonic portraitsand a superb collection of paintingsfrom the 16th to 19th centuries. LadyRosebery (President, EDFAS) will greet theparty. Tea, coffee and shortbread will beserved and tours will be led by LadyRosebery and the Administrator. Depart to Hopetoun House for alight lunch in the Stables Restaurant anda welcome from Lord and LadyHopetoun whose family has lived heresince the house was built. Hopetoun isreputed to be one of Britain's finestexamples of 18th-century architecture.In 1822 King George IV made a statevisit to Scotland and his last publicengagement was at Hopetoun House.He dined on turtle soup and threeglasses of wine! After lunch there will betours of the house and members canexplore the grounds. www.dalmeny.co.ukwww.hopetoun.co.uk Jupiter Artland Leave Edinburgh by coach10.00am,return 4.30pm. Cost per person, £45The creation of a wealthy art-lovingScottish couple, this contemporarysculpture garden, in the grounds ofBonnington House, lies on Edinburgh'swestern fringes. View dramatic outdoorartworks from some of the world'sleading sculptors, including AnishKapoor and Andy Goldsworthy. Alecture by owner Nicky Wilson andEducation Director Diana McMicking isfollowed by lunch and a guided tour.www.jupiterartland.org Lennoxlove and Newhailes, two ofScotland's most important historichouses. Visit by coach 9.30am-5.00pm. Costper person, £45, to include allrefreshments, tours and brochuresLennoxlove is a mile south ofHaddington, East Lothian. The oldestpart of the house dates from the 15thcentury. In 1703, after a romanticbenefaction from Frances Stuart, theproperty was renamed Lennoxlove. Asthe home of the Maitland and Blantyrefamilies the house played an importantrole in the nation's political history. In1946 it was purchased by the 14thDuke of Hamilton who brought the vastHamilton archive together with a superbcollection of paintings and furniture. Thehouse is now owned by a family Trust.Newhailes, on the outskirts ofMusselburgh, to the east of Edinburgh,provided a retreat from the city for theDalrymple family, an influential dynasty of lawyers, for nearly 300 years. Duringthe Scottish Enlightenment the librarywas described as 'the most learnedroom in Europe'. In 1997 Newhailes wasgiven to the National Trust for Scotland.As it presented a remarkable survival ofan early 18th-century decorativescheme, the Trust preserved the houseas it first saw it.Coffee and lunch will be served atLennoxlove and tea/coffee and biscuitswill be available at Newhailes.www.lennoxlove.comwww.nts.org.uk Glasgow visit: Explore the genius ofCharles Rennie MackintoshLeave Edinburgh by coach 9.15am,return 5.00pm. £45 per person The tour starts at the Glasgow Art Clubwhere in 1893 a young Mackintosh wasinvolved in decorative details of the thennew premises. Here we will have timefor coffee and biscuits. Then on to theGlasgow School of Art. Mackintosh wonthe competition to design the building,and construction began in 1896. One ofthe most influential structures of the20th century, it retains its originalpurpose of a hard working art school.Enjoy rare insights into the breathtakingoriginal interiors, furniture and artwork.Next stop, the Charles RennieMackintosh Society Headquarters atQueen's Cross. Mackintosh designedthis building for the Church of Scotland.We will be met by the Director of theSociety for a short talk and lunch withwine. In the afternoon, we move on tothe Hunterian Art Gallery where the'Mackintosh House' comprises the re-assembled principal interiors andfurniture from the Mackintosh's homefrom 1906-1914. www.crmsociety.com Images © Crown Copyright courtesy of Historic Scotland www.historicscotlandimages.gov.uk; Edinburgh Inspiring Capital; McAteer Photography; National Galleries Scotland

AGM EDINBURGH 2011 -SCOTLAND AND NI AREA ORGANISED VISITS AND EVENTSPlease complete the form below in block capitals, mark your envelope 'AGM Events' and return to Mrs Susan Zuill, 30 Camelon Road, Falkirk FK1 5SH, including a large SAE.Name: ..................................................................... Address: .....................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................................I/We wish to apply for the following (prices quoted are per head. Please state quantity of ticketsrequired and include a second choice for 11 May and 12 May Events in case of over subscription) 1st Choice 2nd Choice 10 MayNational Chairman's Reception£30..................11 MayEntertainment at the Signet Gallery£25....................................Visit to Palace of Holyroodhouse£35....................................12 MayArchers' Hall visit 10am-12noon£15....................................Archers' Hall visit 2pm-4pm £15....................................(numbers for the above event are limited to 40 per time slot)Dalmeny and Hopetoun £45....................................Jupiter Artland £45....................................Lennoxlove and Newhailes £45....................................Charles Rennie Mackintosh, Glasgow visit £45....................................Stirling Castle and the Church of the Holy Rude £45....................................Undressing Mr Darcy at Winton House £40....................................I enclose a cheque for £ ............. payable to NADFAS Scotland AGMNADFAS AGM SCOTLAND 201130NADFAS REVIEW / SUMMER 2010www.nadfas.org.ukCancellation policy: A refund, minus an administration charge of £5, will be made until two weeksprior to each event booked.Stirling Castle and the Church of theHoly RudeLeave Edinburgh by coach 9.15am,return 5pm. £45 per personStirling CastleSince 1110, the castle has witnessedthe lives and deaths of almost everyScottish monarch up to the Union of theCrowns in 1603. Its buildings include theChapel Royal - scene of Mary Queen ofScots' coronation in 1543, The King'sOld Building and the Royal Palace. Thelatter is being restored for openingbefore our visit. The walls will be hungwith tapestries depicting The Hunt of theUnicorn. These are new versions basedon seven medieval tapestries displayedat New York's Metropolitan Museum ofArt.Enjoyatalkfollowedby a guidedtour. After lunchwe shall visit the adjacent Argyll'sLodging, a superb example of a 17th-century townhouse, and the Church ofthe Holy Rude. Church of the Holy RudeStirling's medieval parish church wasone of the first in Scotland to experiencethe Reformation. Here, the Coronation ofthe infant James VI, Mary Queen ofScots' son, took place in 1567. Themedieval roof is carved from solid oak.Wonderful stain glass windows include theCreationand another, Charity, based on15th-century glass painting. This churchwas recorded by Stirling DFAS; theRecord is displayed in the church.www.historic-scotland.gov.uk Undressing Mr Darcy at WintonHouse Afternoon visit. Entertainment &afternoon tea. Leave Edinburgh bycoach 1.15pm, return 6pm. Cost perperson, £40Winton House is a Jacobean gem in theEast Lothian countryside and is one ofthe finest houses of the Anglo-ScotsRenaissance. Following a welcome bySir Francis and Lady Ogilvy, visitors willbe taken on a tour of the house. Tea willbe served in the Jacobean Hall, then the'History Wardrobe' will performUndressing Mr Darcy, a 'costume incontext' presentation illustratinggentleman's fashions of the 19thcentury, modelled by Mr FitzwilliamDarcy, and accompanied by readingsfrom contemporary letters and texts. www.wintonhouse.co.uk Visitors to the AGM may also find thefollowing web links useful:For information on what to see and do in Edinburgh:www.experienceedinburgh.orgTo benefit from special discounted bustravel with Edinburgh and Lothianbuses, including sightseeing bus tours:www.kiosk.iristickets.co.ukFor comprehensive information on major events in the city:www.edinburgh-inspiringcapital.comDON'T FORGET TO BOOK YOUR HOTELACCOMMODATION! For details of a full range of hotels at different rates, and how to book them, see rightorder form??Left: The drawingroom at WintonHouseRight (top tobottom): Churchof the Holy Rude;Edinburgh's RossFountain; one ofthe Hunt of theUnicorntapestries atStirling Castle