Admiral Arthur Phillip Birthday Celebrations

Admiral Arthur Phillip Birthday Celebrations

12th October 2015

The annual celebrations will take place this year on Monday, 12 October commencing with a service at St Nicholas, Bathampton followed by lunch at Bailbrook House.

Guest speaker Mrs Nicola Downer

Please see the booking form for registration and details of negotiated accommodation rates at the Bailbrook House Hotel.

  • 10:30 Arrive at Bathampton (BA2 6TU).
    Parking is available in the George Pub car park opposite the church. Tea and coffee will be served in the Miller Room at the church prior to the service (proceeds to church funds).
  • 11:00 Service begins
    Children from the Bathampton Primary School will perform for the congregation. Pews in the centre of the church will be reserved for their use. We expect about 50 B-AS members and guests to attend.
    The Vicar: Rev Jonty Frith
    Lessons and the address will be delivered by distinguished guests
  • 11:30 Wreath Laying
    This will take place at the ledgerstone of Admiral Arthur Phillip and will be followed by renditions of ‘Advance Australia Fair’ and ‘God Save The Queen’
  • 11:45 Depart for luncheon at Bailbrook House
    – over Bathampton Toll bridge
    Eveleigh Avenue, London Road West, Bath BA1 7JD
    (for SatNav use postcode: BA1 7DA)
    Tel: 01225 855 100
  • 12:00 Arrive at Bailbrook House
    Parking available at hotel
  • 12:15 Civic Reception
  • 13:00 Luncheon
    Formal ceremonies and special presentations including Mrs Nicola Downer AM
  • 15:15 End of proceedings

The cost for members is £39 and non-members £45. This includes the civic reception, formal lunch with wine followed by coffee.

Please note that accommodation can be booked at Bailbrook House (subject to availability) between Sunday-Thursday for £99 (single occupancy) and £109 (double occupancy) per night. Please contact the hotel directly on the number above and quote ‘Brit-Oz Lunch’

Would members please reply on this form by Friday 2nd October 2015











to book this event please see the link above.


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The organisations shown have all committed to supporting this year’s events. Many thanks to them.

Commonwealth Bank Australia, CPA AustraliaEtihadCA ANZ,
Godiva ChocolatierTait Memorial Trust and Vestey Foods Group.