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FAIRFIELD HOUSE OPEN DAY      2 MAY 2016    2pm-6pm

Fairfield House is the former residence of Emperor Haile Selassie of Ethiopia during his exile in the UK from 1936-40. The Open Day provides a chance to discover more about the fascinating history of the house and the Emperor’s life in Bath.
TIMETABLE
2pm             House and garden open
3pm-4pm     First guided tour plus talk by Keith Bowers, author of new book, Imperial Exile
4.30pm-5.30pm  Second guided tour plus talk by Keith Bowers
Light refreshments available, including Ethiopian food and coffee
HOW TO BOOK
Or contact Pauline Swaby-Wallace on 01225 464165
ENTRY TICKET 
The entry ticket is £6.34 (including Eventbrite admin cost)  The ticket includes:
: Guided tour of house and grounds
: Illustrated talk about the Emperor’s exile experience
: Discounted price for Imperial Exile book
DIRECTIONS
Fairfield House is behind Partis College off the main road from Bath to Kelston. 
Map available on Fairfield House website

Easter Egg Hunt March 26th 10:30

The BHRA Easter Egg Hunt  will be at Little Claverton – just above Madiera Walk on Easter Saturday from 10:30 to 12:00

Please come along bring your children, grandchildren, nephews and nieces. The event is free, but there will be a raffle in aid of Next Link Bath who provide domestic violence support in Bath.

you can find out more about them at   http://www.nextlinkhousing.co.uk/bath_index.htm

News from Bath University

 Local Consultation: Student Accommodation Proposals, Polden Corner, University Campus 
Dates of consultation: Tuesday 8 March 5.00pm-6.00pm and Monday 14 March 5.30pm-7.00pm
Venue:  The Edge, University of Bath, Claverton Down (see attached plan)

For those unable to attend the event information will also be made available online from 9 March at http://www.bath.ac.uk/estates/projects/index.html
March 9th :  Annual Founder’s day presentation

Lecture Title: Empowering Higher Education for a Sustainable Future

For details please follow this link :

National Heritage Ironwork Group

Further to our visit to Iron Art, we are now receiving news from the national heritage Iron work group, those of you who are interested in what the group are doing can look at  http://nhig.org.uk/

you can find out more about their next seminar on Sat 20th February 2016 by clicking below :

Seminar: Best Practice for the Cleaning, Protection and Coating of Historic Ironwork

How do we best protect our Historic Ironwork for future generations without losing valuable evidence of prior coatings and production methods?

National Trust Residents Forum meeting

This invitation has been sent to the residents association if anyone would like to attend you will be welcome.
We hope a member of the committee can attend,  but currently have no committee members who can, if you are attending please can you let us know. Thank you.
Invitation to National Trust Local Residents Forum
Dear All
We invite you to join our first National Trust Local Residents Forum which we intend to hold three times a year. This is an opportunity for us to update the local community about projects, developments & key events which could affect areas close to the Bath Skyline and Prior Park Landscape Garden.  It also provides local people with the opportunity meet some of our senior team, ask questions and share your feedback on our future plans.
Our agenda will include:
·         Welcome & introductions from the National Trust Bath Portfolio Team
·         Explain terms of reference for the group
·         Upcoming projects including: Prior Park Dams, Bath Skyline signage, Forest School
·         Key events

·         Items raised by local residents.

We would welcome your thoughts ahead of the forum on any issues you would like to discuss.
Please let us know if you are planning to join us by return of email to: dawn.biggs@nationaltrust.org.uk.
 
When:            Thursday 21st January, Thursday 26th May & Thursday 22nd September 2016
Where:           Claverton Down Community Hall
Time:              Start at 7.30pm and finish at 8.30pm
This email has been sent to representatives of local residents groups, local interest groups, councillors, immediate neighbours, local schools and neighbouring organisations. If you feel this might be of interest to others, please do feel free to forward the invitation on.
We will send a reminder email nearer the time of the forum. If you would prefer not to receive emails from us about this forum, please do let me know and we will take your email address off our circulation list.
Best wishes

Tom
Tom Boden
General Manager, Bath Portfolio
National Trust
Prior Park Landscape Garden
Church Lane, Widcombe, Bath, BA2 6BD
T: 01225  833977
M: 07483 127213