KTA has involved many people over the past 16
• members who have participated in exchange visits between Knebworth and
• local groups who have organised their own trips or sporting tournaments
with our Twin
Town in France, or danced at festivals there
• children like those at the Stepping Stone Nursery who have received a
grant for their
French class and those who took part in our Anglo-French art competition
• all who come to our social and fund-raising events – talks, dances,
tastings, plays, fashion shows, walks, trips, etc.
Many thanks to all of you who have given support in any
A good opportunity to thank our members is at the
Sunday lunch and AGM to be held at 11.45 am on February 5th, at the
Knebworth House Garden Terrace Room. At the time of going to print, most
tickets have been sold already – a very encouraging sign that all is well!
Plans for 2006
May 26th – 30th. Châtelaillon-Plage Tennis Club
will visit Knebworth
April 27th – May 1st. Knebworth Twinning members have been invited
for a long weekend in Châtelaillon-Plage
Dates for your diary
• Friday March 31st
Were you among the 120 people who enjoyed Mervyn Miller’s talk about the
architect, Sir Edwin Lutyens?
Then we have another treat for you!
Jane Brown, a world renowned
author of many books about gardens and gardeners, has agreed to continue
this theme for us with an illustrated talk,
“Gardens of a Golden Afternoon”
The story of the partnership between
Edwin Lutyens and Gertrude Jekyll
Gertrude Jekyll collaborated with Lutyens on
gardens for many of his houses, including Knebworth House and Home Wood. She
created over 400 gardens in the UK, Europe and America and her influence on
garden design is pervasive to this day.
Knebworth Village Hall, Park Lane, Knebworth
Friday March 31st 2006. Doors open at 7.30 for
talk at 8.00. Tickets £5 for KTA members, otherwise £7, obtainable from KTA,
12 Stonecroft, Knebworth SG3 6BL (cheques made out to KTA.) This includes a
drink and the opportunity to meet socially afterwards.
• Saturday November 25th
A “posh-frocks pre-Christmas special!”
The Committee joins me in wishing you all a very Happy New
Year. We hope to see you in 2006: new members are always welcome!