Southend-on-Sea & District Centre


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How to Join 


To join the Southend & District NT Centre you must first be a member of the National Trust or an affiliated National Trust, such as the National Trust for Scotland.


The annual local membership rate is £10 for single membership plus £8.00 for a second member living at the same address.  In return for subscriptions, members are able to attend talks, receive three newsletters a year and participate in the programme of events which includes day outings; these outings do have an additional cost to cover coach travel for visits to National Trust properties or admission plus coach travel to non-National Trust properties.  To enquire about joining please email the Membership Secretary Mrs Thelma Larman on


In October, November, January, February and March members meet on the third Saturday at Avenue Baptist Church Hall, Milton Road, Westcliff-on-Sea SS0 7JX at 2:30 p.m.  The admission charge is £2.00 members and £3.00 for non-members; this includes refreshments after the meeting where members can socialise with like-minded people.  Meetings have illustrated talks on a range of subjects, a raffle and a sales table.  If you would like more information, then please email on  We have a Facebook page too - do have a look!



A visit to Ham House, Richmond


A visit to Ham House in September - our last outing of

the Summer season


Winter Programme 2019-2020


Saturday 19 October 2019 2:30 p.m.

David Williams - the Greening of London


Saturday 16 November 2019 2:00 p.m.

This meeting will be to celebrate the 60th

anniversary of the commencement of our

local branch of the National Trust


Thursday 12 December 2019

12:30 for

1 p.m.

Christmas Lunch to be held at Affinity's

Park Rooms Chalkwell Park.  Details in

the September newsletter


Saturday 18 January 2020 2:30 p.m.

Trevor Rand will talk about

"Rayleigh Windmill"


Saturday 15 February 2020 2:30 p.m.

Jennifer & Ed Simpson will talk

about "The North Bank of the Thames"


Saturday 21 March 2020 2:30 p.m.

Jeanette Rothwell will give a

talk on "London Theatre from War to War"





Some images from the summer outings 2019