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GALA OF SPANISH & BRITISH MUSICIANS AND SINGERS
October 2016, London (Date & Venue TBC)

Time TBC

CHELSEA FLOWER SHOW 2016
Thursday 26th May 2016 at The Royal Horticultural Society Chelsea

Entry slot at 5.30pm,

Dear members,

We have secured 40 tickets available to Members of the British-Spanish Society only.

The RHS Chelsea Flower Show is a magnificent garden show held for five days in May by the Royal Horticultural Society in the grounds of the Royal Hospital Chelsea, London. It is the most famous flower show in the U.K., and perhaps in the world, attracting visitors from all continents.

Highlights to the Chelsea Flower Show 2016 include:

■ Photographic exhibit and a floral arch to celebrate the 90th birthday of the RHS patron HM the Queen
■ The memorable Poppy Tribute by Philip Johnson at the entrance
■ An accoustic garden inspired by world-leading percussionist Dame Evelyn Glennie will play musical notes to visitors
■ Horticultural inspirations from around the world

Tickets: 40 Tickets are available to Members of the BS-S only at £55. Tickets will be allocated on a first come and first paid basis. Deadline for payments: Wednesday 11th May. For tickets please contact: info@britishspanishsociety.org. If you wish to bring a non-member guest they can become members www.britishspanishsociety.org/membership

Venue: The RHS Chelsea Flower Show, Grounds of the Royal Hospital Chelsea, Chelsea, London SW3 4SL

Meeting Point: Main entrance of the RHS Chelsea Flower Show.
*The group will meet at 5.15pm for a prompt entry at 5.30pm. Late comers will miss their glass of Pimms.* The show finishes at 8pm.
It is a large venue, after the group’s drink everyone will enjoy the show at their own leisure. Tickets for late comers will be left at main entrance under their name.
Nearest Underground: Sloane Square

PLEASE NOTE: We are a large group and have an entry slot at 5.30, hence requesting guest arrive at the entrance by 5.15pm to get in at 5.30pm sharp. The ticket includes a glass of Pimms with the group at 5.30pm and then a tour at your own leisure of the gardens, the gardens close at 8pm. If you are late you will miss your glass of Pimms as the group will walk freely after their glass of Pimms and the venue is large. Anyone not wishing to join the group for a glass of Pimms can meet us at the entrance and go in directly at 5.30 and enjoy the show at their own leisure.

CENTENARY ROYAL GALA DINNER WITH QUEEN SOFIA OF SPAIN
20th April 2016 at the Dorchester Hotel

Time TBC

CELEBRATION OF SHERRY BELTRAN DOMEQ EXCLUSIVE SHERRY TASTING
07 April 2016 – 09 May 2016 (TBC), Spanish Embassy, London

Time TBC

EXCLUSIVE PRIVATE TOUR AND GLASS OF CHAMPAGNE OF THE BADA FAIR
Monday 14th March 2016, Sloane Street, London

18.15 for a 18.30 start for a 45 minutes tour with guide. Late comers might miss their glass of champagne and part of the tour. Only members

The British Spanish Society is delighted to offer an exclusive private tour and glass of champagne of the BADA Fair for 20 members of only on Monday 14th March 18.30

Tickets: GBP20 – The ticket/s have to be paid before the 11th March We have 20 tickets available to BSS Members only for a private and exclusive tour of The BADA Fair.

The guests will be shown a selection of intriguing and beautiful objects and meet some of the UK’s foremost dealers.and champagne glass. Tickets will be allocated on a first paid first sirve basis. Venue: The BADA Fair, Duke of York Square on the King’s Road. Underground: Sloane Square.

The BADA Fair (9-15 March) takes place at Duke of York Square on the King’s Road and is the annual showcase for around 100 of Britain’s leading dealers in fine art, design and antiques. With a diverse offering ranging from contemporary art and modern sculpture, to art-deco jewellery and eighteenth-century furniture, the BADA Fair attracts experienced collectors and first-time buyers from around the world. During a tour of the BADA Fair, visitors will be shown a selection of intriguing and beautiful objects and meet some of the UK’s foremost dealers.

www.badafair.com

HOLDING UP THE MIRROR, ONE HUNDRED YEARS OF BRITISHSPANISH CULTURAL RELATIONS
Thursday 25th February at Canning House London

6:30-8:30 pm, Non-members:£15 / BSS Members:£10 Pre-booking and payment essential.

British Spanish Society Centenary Conference with the support of Canning House & The Instituto Cervantes

Presentation of the history of the British Spanish Society and lively and challenging discussion about what each country has learnt to like about each other since 1916.

BBC Question Time style format.

With Professor Paul Preston (Director of the Cañada Blanch Centre for Contemporary Spanish Studies and Hispanist at the London School of Economics), Luis G.Martinez del Campo (author- Cultural Diplomacy: A Hundred Years of history of the British-Spanish Society), Ana Romero (author and journalist-senior columnist El Español), Chris Bryant MP (hispanophile Labour Party politician, Shadow Leader of the House of Commons after previously serving as Shadow Minister for the Arts and Minister of State for Europe. ), John Carlin (Anglo-Spanish author and senior writer with El Pais), Miles Johnson (Financial Times journalist, FT Madrid Correspondent 2011-2014) and chaired by Jimmy Burns (author, journalist and chairman of the BritishSpanish Society).
More speakers to be confirmed.

To ensure yourself of a reservation, book by early January directly via Canning House.

For your BSS Member fee, please enter BSSDISCOUNT in the coupon code field.

www.canninghouse.org

ANGLO SPANISH SYMPOSIUM. CERVANTES & SHAKESPEARE. 400 YEARS
28 & 29 January 2016 at University of Oxford

9:30 am free, identify yourself as a BSS member

EXCLUSIVE VISIT TO THE EUROPEAN 1600-1800 GALLERIES AT THE V&A MUSEUM
22 January 2016 at V&A Museum London

5:45 15 tickets available for BSS members only

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