December 5, 2020

National Trust Update

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image002Lunch & Learn with geologist Murray A. Roed

Wednesday, 6 February, 12:00 noon at the Brasserie Conference Room, Cricket Square

There are still a few spots left for this special event! Geologist Murray A. Roed’s work has had a transformative impact on Cayman, most famously through his book “Islands From the Sea: Geologic Stories of Cayman”. This lunchtime talk and book signing will appeal to a wide audience.  From the ancient origins of the Caribbean sea, to Murray Roedfossils, to conservation and the future, this talk will provide fascinating insight into how the Cayman Islands came to be, and what may be in store. Admission is $10 and includes lunch and refreshments. If you wish to attend please contact Basia McGuire at 749-1129 or [email protected].

Visit our booth at the Agricultural Show

Ash Wednesday, 13 February at the Agricultural Grounds, Lower Valley

We invite you to drop by our booth where we will have various items on offer including delicious snacks. The Show is a great opportunity to meet Trust staff and volunteers, renew your membership and to find out more about our work. Hope to see you there.

Guest Lecture Series: An amazing archeological journey from India to the Caribbean

Wednesday, 20 February, 6:00pm, St. Matthew’s University, Regatta Business Park

Did you ever wonder how we find out about the people who rarely made it into the official history books? An expert on the South Asian indentured labor diaspora in the Caribbean and the Indian Ocean, Dr. Amitava Chowdhury of Queen’s University, Canada does just that. His archaeological sites, the Aapravasi Ghat, an indentured labor immigration depot in Mauritius, Le Morne Brabant, a fugitive slave site in Mauritius have both been was inscribed as UNESCO World Heritage Sites. What can he tell us about the hidden histories of the Caribbean?  Please contact Basia McGuire at 749-1129 or [email protected] if you are interested in attending what’s sure to be a fascinating talk.

Traditional Cooking Classes are back! On the menu: Stew Fish with Bergman Ebanks and Paul Watler

Tuesday, 26 February, 6:00pm, Bon Vivant, Camana Bay

You asked, we listened, and now back by popular demand, a new season of traditional cooking classes is kicking off with the legendary chef Bergman Ebanks teaming up with the Trust’s own Paul Watler. This dynamic duo promise to serve up delicious food and engaging stories, offering the perfect way to connect with tradition that’s sure to be a lot of fun. Thanks to our hosts Bon Vivant, Cayman’s premier culinary boutique, the classes will be held in the store’s cozy demonstration kitchen so space is limited. $30 members, $34 non-members. To register, contact Basia McGuire at 749-1129 or [email protected]

The National Trust Golf Tournament 2013!

Friday, 8 March, North Sound Golf Club

We had so much fun last year we had to do it again! Get ready for another great day on the links and help the National Trust while you’re at it. We are already getting inquiries about the tournament so it looks like this year’s event will even bigger and better. Come for the golf, and stay for the great food and refreshments and of course, lots of fantastic prizes. Entry is $600/team of 4 – book today to secure your spot. To register or for more details, contact Basia McGuire at 749-1129 or [email protected].

Become a member today and support our work

It’s easy! Simply fill out an online membership form, or drop by the National Trust office located in Dart Park, South Sound to renew or become a first-time member.

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