Friends of the Wharf

About the Friends

The Friends of the Wharf are customers and staff who raise funds to improve the Wharf and provide help with its maintenance.

In past years, the Friends have helped to purchase new equipment and carry out specialist repairs and renovations. They also provide ongoing support in several areas  new computers, contributed to specialist repairs to the locks on the glass doors to the main entrance and patio, renovated the outside guttering, repainted the patio tables and umbrella stands, weeded the patio area, supplied plants for the patio and front tubs and garden borders, organised the redecoration of the toilets and dressing rooms and put fresh flowers on reception.

The hugely popular Lunchtime Lectures (see below) are organised by the Friends. These support the Wharf Coffee Shop and have required the purchase of additional chairs.

The Friends of the Wharf also publish a regular newsletter which is sent to members. You can download the latest newsletter below in PDF format.  You can download the latest newsletter below in PDF format.

Lunchtime Lectures

The Friends organise a programme of Lunchtime Lectures which take place on Mondays at 2 pm. You can download programmes of forthcoming Lunchtime Lectures below in PDF format.

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How to Join the Friends of the Wharf

The Lunchtime Lectures programmes above include a membership application form. Please download, print and complete the form and either post it to the Wharf or drop it into us.