President's Dinner 2018

President’s Dinner 2018

13th March 2018
6:30pm to 10:00pm

The Britain-Australia Society is pleased to announce a formal dinner to recognise our President, Lord Carrington, but also to pay tribute to the great support that the Australian High Commissioner to the UK, HE Alexander Downer AC and his wife Nicky Downer AO have given to the Society during Mr Downer’s posting here.

The dinner will be in the majestic and historic surrounds of the Charterhouse – one of Central London’s hidden gems, a 14th century complex that started as a Carthusian Priory. The almshouse remains active to this day and the medieval fabric of the building can still be seen.

We will commence with a sparkling wine reception in the Old Library where we will hear about the fascinating history of the building. Then we move upstairs for a sumptuous dinner.

Our President, being in his 10th decade, is sad that he is unable to attend in person but does send his best wishes and we will toast his health.

This will be a very special event, and one of Mr Downer’s last as after his very successful time in the role of Australia’s top diplomat in the UK, he will be soon returning home. A glittering array of VIPs will be in attendance including many of our Vice-Presidents.

Dress Code: Black Tie

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

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