AHSS 63rd Annual General Meeting

AHSS 63rd Annual General Meeting

Hosted by Perth Cathedral, St Ninian’s.

Venue: Perth Cathedral, St Ninian’s, North Methven Street, Perth PH1 5PP
Time: 11.30am– 4.00pm
Cost: AGM free; Lunch £10

The AHSS is delighted to announce that our 63rd AGM will be held on 19 October 2019 at Perth Cathedral, St. Ninian’s at 12.00pm. Welcome teas and coffees will be served at 11.30am, with the AGM beginning at 12pm. A light lunch will follow at 13.00.

At 14.00 Christopher Dingwall will give us a talk entitled ‘An Introduction to Perth Cathedral’ followed by a tour of the Cathedral. Christopher Dingwall is a member of St. Ninian’s Cathedral Vestry, a member of its choir and a volunteer guide in the cathedral. He is also known to AHSS members as the Vice-Chair of Scotland’s Garden and Landscape Heritage. He was formerly Conservation Officer with the Garden History Society in Scotland and now has his own consultancy, Guidelines.

Our AGM will, as always, give members an opportunity to ask questions of the Council, review the annual accounts and consider nominations for Trustees. If you are interested in joining the AHSS Council and helping to shape the Society, please get in touch with the National Office.

Perth Cathedral, St. Ninian’s is the first Anglican cathedral in Britain to be built since the Reformation. Designed by the noted Victorian architect William Butterfield, with fine architecture and stained glass, it was founded in 1850 to serve as the seat of the Bishop of St. Andrews, Dunkeld and Dunblane. Named after St. Ninian, who introduced Christianity to Scotland in AD397.

It is a 10-15 minute walk from the Railway Station and Bus Station. There is paid street parking within easy reach of the cathedral, but with a maximum of four hours; longer stay car parks are on the South Inch and Kinnoull Street. There is a ramped entrance suitable for wheelchairs in the courtyard at the back of the cathedral.

Download the booking form here and return it to the National Office by post or email to confirm your attendance at the AGM / book your lunch

 

 

Image: ‘St Ninians, Perth, Monday afternoon’ by Andrew Macpherson shared under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0.

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