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HHA in the regions

Regional Chairmen

    Cumbria: Iona Frost-Pennington

    East Anglia: (Norfolk, Suffolk, Cambridgeshire, Essex) William Bevan

    East Midlands: (Derbys, Notts, Leics, Lincs, Northants) Teri-Lee Wagstaff

    Heart of England: (Shrops, Hereford, Staffs, West Mids, Warks, Worcs, Glos) Michael Fetherston-Dilke

    North West: (Lancs, Cheshire, Merseyside, G'ter Manchester) Sarah Callander Beckett

    Northumbria: (Cleveland, Co Durham, Northumberland, Tyne & Wear) 

    South East: (Kent, Surrey, East and West Sussex, London) Duncan Leslie

    Thames & Chilterns: (Berks, Bucks, Oxon, Beds, Herts) The Earl of Carnarvon

    Wessex: (Cornwall, Devon, Somerset, Dorset, Wilts, Hants) Charles Eden

    Yorkshire: The Hon William Hotham

    Scotland:  Earl of Hopetoun

    Wales: Michael Tree

    Northern Ireland: Gavin Mackie

    Membership of the Historic Houses Association is organised on a regional basis.  Scotland and Wales have national branches organised on a similar basis.

    The HHA's regional boundaries are kept under review. Contact is maintained with partner organisations in these regions.

    Each HHA region has a Regional Chairman, Deputy Chairman, Treasurer and Secretary. For Scotland, see HHA Scotland.

    Up to three representatives from each region are elected at the regional AGMs, including the Chairman and Deputy Chairman, to sit on the Council.

    Each region holds an annual general meeting in the months leading up to the National AGM in November. This allows for local issues to be discussed and opinions canvassed, which can then be referred to the national meeting.

    The activities of the HHA within the regions are governed by Branch Rules, which have been approved and adopted by the HHA's Council. 

    The quarterly magazine "Historic House" carries advance notice of regional meetings and social events in the Activities Supplement.

    For most meetings and events, separate invitations are sent to all members of the region.

    Each HHA region reports members' interests and concerns as necessary to the HHA in London, helps recruiting, maintains local contacts principally with the National Trust, English Heritage, Historic Scotland, Cadw, NI Environment Agency, CLA, Tourist Boards and Local Authorities, and organises local meetings.