• Events list 2015

    Published 5th January

    JANUARY

    15th – The Britain-Australia Society Award
    Presented to the Rt Hon William Hague by Lord Carrington

    26th – A Celebration of Arthur Phillip (Bicentennial Trust)
    Annual service and lunch in the Governor’s honour

     

    MARCH

    2nd – Annual General Meeting

    2nd – New High Commissioner to Australia
    Farewelling Menna Rawlings as she takes up her post in Canberra

     

    APRIL

    11th – Visit to Chartwell with Randolph Churchill
    A hosted visit by Sir Winston’s great-grandson to the house and grounds with lunch

    14th – Muriel Matters London Premiere
    Film about the energetic and committed emancipator

    16th – Royal Brompton / Harefield reception
    Commemorating Harefield Hospital and it’s Australian links

    17th – London Legacy Centennial Ball
    The gala 100th anniversary ball

    20th – Reform Club Lecture with drinks
    Joining with the Reform “Cryptos” society about Gallipoli

    21st – The Waler
    Documentary of Australia’s own War Horse

    25th – ANZAC Day – various locations
    B-AS representatives attended services around the country

    26th – Norwich Cathedral ANZAC Service
    A special Centenary Service by the Norfolk Bransh

     

    MAY

    11th – Daniel Koek / Greta Bradman
    South Australian pop singer and soprano – old schoolmates

    13th – The BAS Lecture – Paul Madden
    Hearing tales from the returning British High Commissioner to Australia

    15th – Royal Windsor Horse Show
    Entry and lunch in the Members’ Enclosure

    20th – Ballot for Wimbledon tickets
    Our very popular ballot for one of three pairs of Centre Court tickets

    24th – AHCC v Royal Household Cricket
    The Australia House Cricket Club’s first game of the year in Royal Windsor

     

    JUNE

    2nd – One Day of the Year
    Visit to an iconic Australian play and meet the cast over drinks

    24th – Ballot for Lords tickets
    A pair of Test Tickets at Lords keenly sought by members

    29th – The SA Reform Club Dinner
    Celebration of the connection between the club and South Australia

    30th – Auction – Business Class return to Australia with Etihad
    Generously donated by our partner Etihad Airways

     

    JULY

    17th – Ballot – Ashes tickets c/o Etihad
    Etihad also generously offered a pair of tickets for our members

    21st – Bradman XI v BAS XI
    Hosting the Bradman Foundation XI at an iconic Eton pitch

    23rd – Garden Party at Stoke Lodge
    Ever-popular visit to the High Commissioner’s beautiful residence

    25th – Marriage of Figaro at West Green HouseOpera and dinner in a stately country garden setting

     

    AUGUST

    2nd – AHCC v Sutton CC
    Another fixture on the AHCC tour

    18th – AHCC v Bank of England CC
    Held at the Bank’s own cricket ground

     

    SEPTEMBER

    9th – Reception with the Cook Society at Norton Rose
    A talk by rugby icon Eddie Butler with views over the City of London

     

    OCTOBER

    12th – Arthur Phillip Service and Lunch
    Annual celebration organised by the West Country Branch

    14th – Secret Event in the City
    We can’t tell you as it is a private invitation – but it’s special!

     

    NOVEMBER

    4th – Reception with Lord Marland
    Drinks reception while hearing from the head of the Commonwealth Business Investment Council

    24th – Private Delegation to CHOGM Business Conference
    B-AS has been asked to form a delegation to this important conference

    26th – Western Australian Wine Regions tasting
    A chance to taste many of the best WA wines hosted by the WA Agent-General

     

    DECEMBER

    15th – Carols Service at St Mary le Bow
    Our traditional end-of-year get-together with VIPs, carols, mince pies and wine

     

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    The Britain-Australia Society Sponsors

    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.