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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

www.nadfas.org.ukAGM 2011hotel accommodation NADFAS has organised special rates for rooms at a selection of hotels in Edinburgh. For the hotels listed onthis page, members are encouraged to book online at www.nadfas.org.uk(go to Courses & Events, thenNational Courses & Events)On the site members should enterthe event reference: 'NADFAS Conference' to book their preferredaccommodation. Alternatively, members can book via the conference organiser's accommodation team by calling thefollowing number: 0131 473 3874. and quoting 'NADFAS Conference'. We advise members to book as earlyas possible to avoid disappointment.Apex International Hotel ????£115 single occupancy/£125 dual occupancyContemporary hotel in the centre ofthe Old Town with excellent views of Edinburgh Castle. Guest rooms are luxurious,with large comfortable beds, luxury toiletries, power showers and 24-hour roomservice.Balmoral Hotel ????£185 single occupancy/£205 dual occupancyThis stylish property is located onPrinces Street in the heart of Edinburgh, with views over Edinburgh Castle, the Sir Walter Scott Monument, The National Gallery of Scotland and the historic OldTown. George Hotel ????£125 single occupancy/£135 dual occupancyOn elegant George Street, TheGeorge is one of Edinburgh's best-known hotels. A recent £20m renovation has giventhe George stylish and contemporary interiors, while respecting the listed Georgianarchitecture. Premier Inn Lauriston Place ???£107 single occupancy/£116 dual occupancyFully refurbished in 2008, the hotelprovides spacious, clean and comfortable en-suite rooms and friendly service. Thehotel is handily placed, just a short walk from Edinburgh Castle, Princes Street andthe Royal Mile.Apex City Hotel ????£115 single occupancy/£125 dual occupancyThis contemporary hotel, in the OldTown, offers 119 en-suite bedrooms. Guest rooms include city, superior, deluxe andsuites with CD/DVD players, wide-screen TVs, bathroom with bath and separatewalk-in power showers, personal safes, choice of pillows and ergonomic chairs. Apex Waterloo Place Hotel ????£125 single occupancy/£135 dual occupancyLocated at the east end of PrincesStreet, on Waterloo Place, this beautiful Georgian property has been transformed intoa contemporary boutique hotel. Bedrooms include ergonomic chairs, 42" LCD TVs,safes and fridges. Most also include separate bath and walk-in showers.Fountain Court Apartments Grove Street ????1-bedroom apartment £73 per night for 1-2 people; 2-bedroom apartment £93 pernight for 1-2 people; 2-bedroom apartment £118 per night for 3-4 people.Groveapartments provide an ideal base in Edinburgh. Offering space for up to five people,with a sofa bed in each two-bedroom apartment, Grove is excellent value for money.Premier Inn Haymarket ???£78.95 single occupancy/£86.90 dual occupancy Situated in the city centre, a fewminutes' walk from Haymarket Station. Bedrooms are fully en-suite, with bath andpower shower, hairdryers, coffee making facilities, and TV. Disabled and family roomsare also available. On-site parking (limited availability) costs £8 for 24 hours.Radisson Blu Hotel ????£130 single occupancy/£145 dual occupancyLocated on the Royal Mile, the hotelis within a five-minute walk of the main shopping and business districts. All bedroomsoffer free broadband access, safe and minibar. The first hotel in Scotland to win theParkMark award given to its multi-storey car park which has direct hotel access. The Roxburghe Hotel ????£112 single occupancy/£122 dual occupancyThe prestigious Roxburghe Hotel isone of the oldest hotels in Edinburgh and is located in the heart of the Georgian NewTown overlooking Charlotte Square, home to Scotland's First Minister. It has 198refurbished bedrooms, many with views of Edinburgh Castle.NB All rates are inclusive of VAT and breakfast. The apartments come equipped with a kitchen and somebreakfast essentials for a continental breakfast.