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This year, the National Chairman's event will be hosted at Britain's newest major art gallery, the Hepworth Wakefield inYorkshire. It is one of the largest contemporaryart spaces outside London and is being lauded as one of Europe's finest contemporary art museums. (See our article on page 44 for more about the Hepworth Wakefield Gallery)SCHEDULE10.30-11.00 Members arrive. Tea, coffee, pastries served 11.00-11.15 National Chairman's welcome - introduction to the Head of Collections and Exhibitions, Frances Guy11.15-11.55 Introduction to the Hepworth Plasters, given by Frances Guy11.55-12.15 Questions12.15-13.30 Lunch 13.30-15.00 Guided tour of the Hepworth Wakefield (time slots to be allocated on the day) Tickets cost £30. Book on 020 7430 0730; return booking formopposite in an envelope marked 'Hepworth'; or visit the NationalEvents page at www.nadfas.org.ukEVENTSEventsA round-up of upcoming National Events The Diamond Jubilee 1952-2012:HM The Queen at WindsorThursday 29 March 2012To mark 60 years of the Queen'sreign in 2012, NADFAS membersare being given the opportunity toexplore three aspects of HM TheQueen's life at Windsor: her publicand private image, her role asSovereign of the Order of theGarter and her links with twoimportant buildings - St George'sHall, destroyed by fire in 1992 but triumphantly reconstructed,and 15th-century St George'sChapel, spiritual home of theGarter Knights.The Queen: Sixty Photographsfor Sixty Years- an exhibition oficonic photographs capturingfleeting moments of the Queen onofficial occasions and at relaxedfamily gatherings, is preceded by ashort illustrated talk.The names of all Garter Knightspast and present are inscribed onthe walls of St George's Hall, thesetting for state banquets, whichoccupies the site of Edward III'sGreat Hall. Badly damaged in HM's'annus horribilis', it has amagnificent new hammerbeamroof constructed of green oak usingmedieval carpentry techniques. A short talk will concentrate on therestoration work.Charlotte Manley (Chapter Clerkat the College of St George) willgive a talk on the Order of theGarter (see her article in the spring2009 issue of the Review) in theVicars' Hall, built in the year ofAgincourt. Small groups will thenbe specially guided around StGeorge's Chapel, a wonderfulexample of the perpendicularperiod, burial place of 10 Britishmonarchs and many othersincluding HM The Queen Mother.The Quire of the Chapel isbreathtaking, with 15th-centurydark carved oak contrasting with the colourful heraldicpageantry of the Knights' bannersand stall-plates.The visit concludes withEvensong sung by the choir of St George's Chapel. SCHEDULE10.30-11.00 Registration 11.00-11.30 Guard change atParade Ground11.30-13.00 Group visits13.00-14.30 Lunch in town (Note:lunch is not includedin ticket price)14.30-16.00 Group visits16.00-17.00 Tea in the Dean'sCloister17.15-18.00 EvensongTickets cost £48. Please bookon 020 7430 0730; return thebooking form opposite; or visitthe National Events page atwww.nadfas.org.uk8NADFAS REVIEW / WINTER 2011www.nadfas.org.ukDATES FOR YOUR DIARYLook out for details about these forthcoming events in future editions ofthe Reviewand on www.nadfas.org.uk18 June 2012 Goldsmiths' Hall, Gold - Power and Allure21 June 2012 Kensington Palace26 September 2012Buckingham Palace SPECIALEVENTNational Chairman's Event 12 April 2012, Hepworth Wakefield

www.nadfas.org.ukNADFAS REVIEW / WINTER 2011 9EVENTSThe Brandenburg SpringChoral Festival 2012This celebration of spring returns bigger and better than last year with a host of topquality conductors brought on board. Alongwith the major performances at London's StMartin-in-the-Fields, comes a series of'satellite' concerts taking place in varied andinteresting locations. These include, in association with NADFAS,The English Choral Tradition at Lincoln's InnChapel and Pergolesi Magnificat at theQueen's Chapel of the Savoy. These chapels boast especially interestingarchitectural features as well as fascinatinghistories, and the festival offers anextraordinary opportunity to hear performancesrarely permitted in these venues. A limited number of places is also availablefor a pre-concert tour of Lincoln's Inn. To book,contact the box office at St Martin's on the details below.The English Choral TraditionWednesday 8 February 2012 at 4.00pmLincoln's Inn Chapel, Lincoln's Inn FieldsByrd - Mass for Four VoicesTallis - If Ye Love MeStanford - Three MotetsVaughan Williams - FiveEnglish Folk SongsBritten - A Hymn to the VirginPerformed by: The Choral Scholarsof St Martin-in-the-FieldsAndrew Earis DirectorTickets: £18 (unreserved)Tour ticket: £10Pergolesi MagnificatFriday 30 March 2012 at 2.00pmQueen's Chapel of the Savoy, StrandSaint-Saens - Tollite HostiasDuruflé - Ubi CaritasKodaly - Stabat MaterBruckner - Pange LinguaTavener - The LambTavener - Funeral IkosTrant - Deep RiverRoberton - Steal awayFauré - Cantique de Jean RacinePergolesi - MagnificatPerformed by: Grove SingersBrian Newman ConductorTickets: £18 (unreserved) During the interval there will be a short, informative address about theprovenance of this unique chapel given by the Reverend Professor PeterGalloway OBE. Book both events via St Martin's Box Office on 020 7766 1100;www.brandenburgchoralfestival.co.uk To contact Bob Porter, Artistic Director, please write to: 9 Queen Anne's Terrace, Leatherhead, Surrey, K22 7HRBOOKING FORMPlease complete the form below in block capitals, mark your envelope'Hepworth' or 'Diamond Jubilee' and return to Jessica Barr, NADFAS House,8 Guilford Street, London WC1N 1DA (Tel: 020 7430 0730). Please includea large SAE.Title: .... Name: ............................................................Address: .................................................................................................................................................................................. Post Code: ...............Telephone: .................. Email: ...........................Title: .... Name: ............................................................Address: .................................................................................................................................................................................. Post Code: ...............Title: .... Name: ............................................................Address: .................................................................................................................................................................................. Post Code: ...............Please notify us of any special dietary requirements.I would like the following tickets: Hepworth£30 Quantity ...............Diamond Jubilee£48Quantity ...............I enclose a cheque for £ ................... payable to NADFAS or debit myMastercard/Visa/Maestro/Delta (delete as appropriate)Card no.???????????????????Start date????Expiry date????Security code???(last three digits on back of card)For Switch/Maestro: 'Valid From' date ................................. Issue no. ..........Signature ............................................... Date ..............Cancellation policy: A refund, minus an administration charge of £5, will bemade until two weeks prior to the event booked.