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An Update on Coronavirus

Dear Members and Friends,

The ongoing spread of Covid-19 has presented us all with new challenges. We are committed to the health and safety of our members, friends, speakers, and staff. We have begun hosting virtual events which you can learn more about here: https://www.royal-oak.org/events/2020-online/. If you would like to added to our email list, please write to lectures@royal-oak.org.

Due to government guidelines, houses, parklands, and gardens at the National Trust remain closed, but in order to make it possible for people to enjoy and experience natural landscapes, the Trust has begun to reopen some coast and countryside car parks. To ensure everyone’s safety, a booking system has been introduced at some of those car parks. To find out what properties are opening and how to book a car park, visit https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/features/how-to-book-your-visit-and-what-to-expect, which will be updated as more open.

Now more than ever, Royal Oak needs your support. Please join or renew your membership. You can continue to make donations either at www.Royal-Oak.org/support or by contacting us at ksmith@royal-oak.org

Your loyalty to Royal Oak and to our commitment to the mission of he National Trust remains paramount to us, especially during times of global unease. We appreciate your understanding during these unexpected events and send our best wishes for you, your family, and your community.

The Royal Oak Staff and Directors

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Featured Initiatives

Fountains Abbey & Studley Royal

The Royal Oak Foundation is excited to launch our 2020 National Trust appeal to support a major effort to protect Fountains Abbey and Royal Studley Water Garden. Our patrons’ generosity is what will make it possible for Royal Oak to achieve our goal of raising $250,000 toward this important project. We invite you to join us to help save this historic and beautiful place in Yorkshire.

2020 Annual Fund

Please consider making a gift to Royal Oak today to support educational events, undertake substantial conservation and preservation projects and provide essential scholarship opportunities.

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