About NTAB

We are a voluntary association, founded in 1997, of National Trust members and supporters living in Belgium. Our aim is to promote the work of the National Trust, as well as to organize social activities that make membership of the Trust more enjoyable for members living outside the United Kingdom.

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Donations to the National Trust

Each year we reserve a major part of our financial surplus for a donation to NT properties in Britain. We select the most suitable beneficiaries bearing in mind that we aim to give substantial exposure to our association and to support projects, preferably with a Belgian connection, for which we can see a tangible result.

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Jan Grauls

News from the chairman

2020 was the 125th anniversary of the National Trust,

the charity that cares for over 500 places, for everyone, for ever.

Our local Belgian NT supporter group has a twofold purpose: to locally promote the work of the National Trust, as well as to organize activities in Belgium that make the membership of the Trust more enjoyable for members living outside the United Kingdom. The National Trust Association Belgium (NTAB) - or ‘Association of National Trust members and supporters living in Belgium’, its official name - has been in existence since 1997. Up and until today it has been a vibrant organization thanks to the enthusiasm of its membership and the commitment of its Committees members, all volunteers.

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Upcoming events

The Adornes Estate and the English Convent in Bruges

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20 November 2021

The English Convent was a famous boarding school for English Catholic girls. With the Adornes Estate, famous for its unique Jerusalem Chapel, we step into the world of a prominent family in 15th-century Bruges and learn about their special relationship with Scotland.

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End of Year gathering at BOZAR

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11 December 2021

After a guided tour of the building, an Art Deco masterpiece by Victor Horta, we invite you for a piano recital by Daniel Blumenthal, followed by a drink in one of the side salons.

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A 6-days visit of Northern Ireland

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07 June 2022

Save the dates: we are planning a 5-nights/6-days bus tour in Northern Ireland, flying from Brussels to Dublin. Departure on Tuesday June 7th, return on Sunday June 12 th. You will find updates and further details on this website.

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