English Branch - Notices and Events
Annual General Meeting of the English Branch
22nd March 2014
The AGM will take place at Little Eaton OAP Hall, Derbyshire.
It will commence at 1.30 p.m. but the hall will be open from midday for those who wish to arrive earlier to enjoy their packed lunch with other attendees.
Tea and coffee freely available.
Discussions will take place including the appointment of a new Branch Chairman.
Margaret Lumsdaine will give a presentation on the French
Connection. (French Chateaux and places with connections to Mary during
her stay in France). Margaret will also give an update on the Statue
Visit to Lambeth Palace Library, London
In December we had a visit to the vaults and bookstores of the Library including chance to view volumes and papers not normally accessible to the public.
Westminster Flower Laying Ceremony
Also in December we conducted an annual ceremony within the Abbey to commemorate the anniversary of Mary's birth.
Mary's tomb effigy in Westminster Abbey
For a translation of the very poignant and moving inscription on the tomb (which is in Latin) see the Abbey's own website
Visit to Rothesay
In October we visited Mount Stuart, Rothesay, Isle of Bute