Agenda for 32nd Annual General Meeting

Posted: March 1, 2018 at 23:00 pm

"Invigorating roots for tree health” Talk by Andy Bryce, Westonbirt’s Tree Team

• 10:00am Coffee

• 10:30am AGM starts

• 11:30am (approximately) Talk starts

Minutes of 31st Annual General Meeting to be received and adopted
Matters Arising from the above Minutes
2017 Review of the Charity
2017 Report and Accounts

Receive Report and Accounts

Election to the Board

Christine Burt – seeking election

Martyn Smith (Finance Trustee) – seeking election

Gavin Grant – seeking re-election

Mike Mintram (Chair) – seeking re-election

Invite Continuation in Office

President – Christopher Brickell CBE

Vice Presidents – Roger Busby CBE and Peregrine Pollen

Special Resolution

Resolve that the Articles of Association of the Company are altered in accordance with the document produced to the meeting (draft on website from April 2018, hard copies available by telephoning 0300 067 3300)

2017 Review of the Arboretum


Please park in the main car park and enter the arboretum at the Welcome Building using your membership card.

Entry to the AGM

Members will be required to show a valid membership card on entry to the Great Oak Hall.

Any non-member representative attending the AGM to submit a proxy vote will require identification.

Proxy voting

Any member who is unable to attend the AGM in person and wishes to appoint a proxy to attend and vote on their behalf should contact the Business Manager to obtain a form, please email

Minutes and Accounts

Minutes of the 31st Annual General Meeting are available at or by telephoning 0300 067 3300 or at the AGM. 2017 draft Accounts will be available at the AGM.

Issued by the Trustees of Friends of Westonbirt Arboretum – January 2018