• Admiral Arthur Phillip RN Commemoration Service and Luncheon 2018

    Admiral Arthur Phillip RN Commemoration Service and Luncheon 2018

    22nd January 2018
    11:30am to 2:45pm

    Sir Michael Savory, Chairman of the Phillip Memorial Trust invites Britain-Australia Society members and guests to the annual Admiral Phillip Commemoration Service which is organised by his Trust.

    The service will be held at 11.30am on Monday 22 January 2018 at St Mary-le-Bow Church, Cheapside, City of London and is followed by an optional 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 by First-Lieutenant Bruno Gonçalves Neves of the Portuguese Maritime Museum. He will talk about Phillip’s years in the Portuguese Navy and his espionage activities. This experience was later to help Phillip when he took the First Fleet to found the colony of New South Wales and Modern Australia.

    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 invitation has been extended to members and non-members of the Britain-Australia 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 .

    Event Details for Monday 22 January 2018

    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 
    12.30pm for 1:15pm – 2.45pm
    RECEPTION & LUNCH – 
    COST £75  – Book here   


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