Meetings

Meeting Details

Great Yarmouth Minster Preservation Trust
10 Mar 2016 - 09:45 to 11:05
Scheduled
  • Documents
  • Attendance
  • Visitors
  • Declarations of Interests

Documents

Agenda

Standard Items
1 APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE
To receive any apologies for absence. 


1

Apologies for absence were received from Mr H Cator, Mr T smith, Mr A Jones and Mr N Pownall.


2 TREASURER'S UPDATE
a) Income 

£25 Talk to Probus (Colin Smith) 
£50 Morris 
£50 Reynolds
£50.50 Wroughton Junior School
£300 Raised by Walker and Doyle
£250 Pat Munford
£135 Cash Donations
£500 Nf Community Foundation (Fullers)
£135 Arts Festival
£47.50 John Dashwood memorial donations
£290 Christmas Tree entry fees
£1,715 Cash Christmas Tree Festival
£25 Stevens
£25 Talk to Phoenix Social (Colin Smith)
Very large anonymous donation

b) Expenses

£20 Waveney and Blyth Arts subscription

2

The Treasurers update was summarised to the Trust.

The Treasurer also tabled for consideration the draft accounts for the Trust for the year ending 31st December 2015.

The Trust agreed to approve the draft account for the year ending 31st December 2015.


3 pdf MINUTES (98Kb)
To confirm the minutes of the meeting held 12 November 2015.

3

The minutes of the meeting held on the 12 November 2015 were confirmed.


4 MATTERS ARISING
To consider any matters arising from the above minutes.

4

There were no matters arising.


5 RE-ORDERING UPDATE
An update will be given.

5

The Chairman reported that the under floor heating for the Minster had been postponed. The Rector had decided to go ahead with the refurbishment of the organ and an expert was visiting the Minster in April to advise on works that would be required and would then subsequently produce a report for consideration. The Rector would be applying for grant aid for the organ works. It was hoped that works would start on the refurbishment this year.


6 PUBLICITY OFFICER'S REPORT
An update will be given.

6

The Trust were advised that a number of articles had been included in the Great Yarmouth Mercury on behalf of the Preservation Trust.


7 SPONSORSHIP
An update will be given.

7

Bob Price reported that no progress had been made as yet on this matter.


8 PLANS

a)   Quiz at Craft and Cast (Bob Price)  February 2016
b)   Antiques Fair with Louise Hamilton Centre
c)   Merry Opera concert (smaller )
d)   Rock and Roll (David McDermott)


8

a) Quiz at Craft and Cast February 2016

Bob Price is progressing this item with the owner John Burrows.

b) Mary Opera concert

The Trust agreed that the Chairman should find out the cost of staging a Merry Opera concert.

c) Rock and Roll

David McDermott reported that the Time and Tide Museum will assist with advertising a Rock and Roll concert which it was hoped would be staged towards the end of April / May 2016. Radio Norfolk had also agreed to promote this event and it was proposed that a £5 charge would be made for tickets. There would be no cost to the Trust.


9 CONFIRMED PLAN FOR 2015

a)    Christmas Tree Festival Fri 10th-Sun 18th December

b)    Summer Music Sundays 3pm with drink and cake  : Tickets £5-£7.50
 
3 July Hannah Long - classical soprano

10 July Hayley Moss - soprano (Fresh from singing at Carrow Rd) £200

SATURDAY 16 July 7.30pm Dixiemix -trad jazz - (£600)  Tickets £10

24 July Love Longing and the Sea -Butlers and friends – Folk (FOC)

31 July Kitty Collins - soprano – Karen Carpenter songs - (£100)

7 Aug Gorl Community Choir (FOC)

14 July Rev’d Grant and John Farmer (FOC)


9

Members noted the following plan :-

a) Christmas Tree Festival - Friday 9th to Sunday 18 December

b) Summer Music Sundays 3pm with drink and cake - Tickets - £6 - £7.50

At previous meetings it had been agreed that Directors would provide cake for this event and the Trust agreed that Bob Price should arrange for the supply of cakes for these events the cost to split between the Directors.

c) Hannah Long - classical soprano - 3 July 2016 (Free of Charge) - Tickets £6

d) Hayley Moss - Soprano - Norwich Operatic Busker - (Cost £200) - 10 July 2016 - Tickets £7.50

d) DixieMix - Traditional Jazz - Saturday 16 July (Cost £600) - Tickets £10

e) Long loving and the Sea -Butlers and friends – Folk (Free of Charge)- 24 July 2016 - Tickets £6

f) Kitty Collins - soprano – Karen Carpenter songs - (Cost £100) 31 July 2016 - Tickets £6

g) Gorleston Community Choir (Free of Charge) - 7 August 2016 - Tickets £6

h) Rev’d Grant and John Farmer - (Free of Charge) - 14 July 2016 - Tickets £6.


10 OTHER FUNDRAISING IDEAS

Four short talks/Fish chips at St.Paul’s

Ska Band/Sixties (Colin Smith)

Ben Garrod - bones


10

a) Four short talks / fish and chips at St Paul's

It was agreed that Colin Tooke, Chairman and the Vice Chairman would provide the short talks to be undertaken October / November 2016.

b) Ska Band / Sixties - Keep on ice

c) Ben Garrod - Bones

Colin Smith had been unable to make contact as yet.

d) Net Service

Members noted that it was proposed subject to the owners agreement for the herrings to be cooked at the Furzedown Hotel this year. The Vice Chairman suggested that the sponsors should be presented with a certificate of thanks in recognition of their help.


11 JUNE 2017
75th Anniversary of the bombing of the Minster.

11

Members noted that the 75th Anniversary of the bombing of the Minster would be held in June 2017.


12 ANY OTHER BUSINESS
To consider any other business as may be determined by the Chairman of the meeting as being of sufficient urgency to warrant consideration.

13 DATE AND TIME OF NEXT MEETINGS

12th May 2016, 14th July 2016, 8th September 2016, in the Minster Vestry - 10th November 2016 (AGM) at 0945 in the Town Hall

14
  • 12th May 2016
  • 14th July 2016
  • 8th September 2016
  • 10th November 2016 (AGM) to be held at the Town Hall.

The above dates were confirmed.


COMMONWEALTH DAY - 14 MARCH
12

The Chairman advised Members that the church would be raising a flag in respect of Commonwealth day on the 14 March at 10am.


ARTS FESTIVAL
13

The Vice Chairman reported that the Arts Festival would be held between the 3 to the 12 June this year and that it was proposed to launch a friends of the festival at a cost of £10.


Attendance

Name
No attendance information has been recorded for the meeting.
Name
No other member attendance information has been recorded for the meeting.
NameReason for Sending Apology
No apology information has been recorded for the meeting.
NameReason for Absence
No absentee information has been recorded for the meeting.

Declarations of Interests

Member NameItem Ref.DetailsNature of DeclarationAction
No declarations of interest have been entered for this meeting.

Visitors

PRESENT :

Mr P Davies (in the Chair); Mr J Carter, Mr H Sturzaker, Mr C Smith, Mr D McDermott, Mr M Taylor, Mrs S McCullough, Mr M Muskett, Mr R Price and Mr R Hodds.

 

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