• Admiral Arthur Phillip RN Commemoration Service and Luncheon

    Admiral Arthur Phillip RN Commemoration Service and Luncheon

    23rd January 2017
    11:30am to 2:45pm

    Sir Michael Savory, Chairman of the Admiral Phillip Memorial Trust invites Britain-Australia Society members and guests to the annual Admiral Phillip Memorial Service will be held at 11.30am on Monday 23 January 2017 at St Mary-le-Bow Church, Cheapside, City of London.

    Service commences at 11:30am at St Mary-le-Bow, Cheapside, City of London followed by Lunch at Grocers’ Hall ending at 2:45pm.

    Arthur Phillip was the Commander of the First Fleet that sailed in 1787 to found the colony of New South Wales which became the new nation of Australia.

    Every year a Commemoration Service is held to celebrate his achievements. The Address will be given this year by Dr Ian Henderson Director of the Menzies Centre for Australian Studies, King’s College London. He will talk about the indigenous people of Australia with whom Arthur Phillip had regular contact during the establishment of the first settlement.

    The service is conducted by the Rev George Bush and is attended by senior representatives of the Australian diplomatic community and members of the City of London Corporation.

    The event is open to members and non-members of the Society.

    There is no charge for attending the service, however, attending the service and lunch the cost is £75 and must be booked on this form by 9 January 2017.

    Event Details for Monday 23 January 2017

    SERVICE
    St Mary-le-Bow, Cheapside
    City of London
    11.30am – 12.30pm
    FREE –  NO BOOKING REQUIRED

    LUNCHEON
    Grocers’ Hall, Princes Street
    City of London
    12.45pm for 1:15pm – 2.45pm
    RECEPTION & LUNCH – COST £75  – Book here

     

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