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BCSA 28th annual dinner
November 29 @ 6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Our twenty eighth annual dinner will be held on Friday 29 November in the heart of Bloomsbury. This highlight in the BCSA calendar is a wonderful opportunity for Slovaks, Czechs and Britons to mingle in a convivial atmosphere, to meet old friends and make new ones. Members and non-members alike will be made welcome at a drinks reception, enjoy a three-course dinner with wine and hear the results of our annual writing competition.
Nick Archer, British Ambassador to the Czech Republic, will be the guest speaker; he took up his position in Prague in January 2018, just in time for Brexit. Nick has been a diplomat nearly all his working life; he was Private Secretary to Douglas Hogg, now Lord Hailsham, at the Foreign Office, visiting with him both Prague and Bratislava in late 1992 as Czechoslovakia split. In 1997 Nick was seconded to St James’ Palace as Private Secretary to The Prince of Wales responsible for both overseas and cultural matters, the former including Royal tours. More recently he served on the Executive Board of UK Trade and Investment before leaving London for Prague. Nick has a Czech mongrel; his particular interests are classical music and architecture, both of which Prague offers in profusion.
If you are a newcomer to the BCSA or to London, we would like to extend a special invitation and welcome you into our friendly community. Kindly note that you may request seating at a table with your friends or book a table for ten at a substantial discount.
18.30-19.30 drinks reception, dinner 19.30-22.30, dress code lounge suit
Radisson Blu Edwardian Bloomsbury Street Hotel, 9-13 Bloomsbury Street, London WC1B 3QD
Tickets: BCSA members £50, non-members £60, full-time students £40, tables for 10 £500.
Booking opens in September.