EXTERNAL EVENTS

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We would like to remind our members that all external events need to be booked in advance in writing by using the booking form on the back page of London Lady.  Confirmation and details of the event will be sent to you  once we have received payment.  Refund of cancelled external events is dependent on the cancellation policy of the companies with whom we work.

Member’s spouses and partners are always welcome to join us. Members can bring one guest per event at member’s price provided they register their guest’s name and pay for them at the time of booking.                                                                                                             Later or additional bookings for guests will be charged at non members price.                                                

 SPRING 2019 PROGRAMME

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Tuesday 29th January  

City of London Police Museum SOLD OUT

The City of London Police has been responsible for policing the Square Mile since 1839. Over the course of more than 175 years, the force’s priorities have remained the same: keep the City safe. It is also the UK’s leading police force for fraud and economic crime. The purpose-built museum is a collaboration between the City of London Police and the City of London Corporation’s Guildhall Library. The Museum takes visitors on a unique journey, which includes the last hours of Catherine Eddowes, one of Jack the Ripper’s victims; bomb damage during the Blitz; being at the forefront of technology to counter terrorism and the current work against economic crime and cybercrime. Join us for a fascinating and  exclusive guided visit followed by a two course lunch  at the Anthologist, nearby.  Meet at 11.30am . Members £42   -   Non members £52 SOLD OUT

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Monday 11th February                                                                                                             Floral Fun at the Judith Blacklock Flower School.                                                    Established for nearly 20 years in the heart of Knightsbridge, the Judith Blacklock Flower School is widely acclaimed as the UK’s most renowned institute for excellence in floral design.  Founder, Judith Blacklock is the author of 16 bestselling books,  she regularly appears on television and teaches at global floristry events, including the Chelsea Flower Show. Join us for refreshments followed by a demonstration of seasonal floral designs, including a hand tied bouquet and try your hand at making a charming posy to take home.  10.30am to 12.30  - Members £60  - Non Members £70

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Tuesday 26th February - The Old Operating Theatre.  SOLD OUT

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The Old Operating Theatre Museum and Herb Garret is one of the oldest surviving operating theatres. Located in the garret of St Thomas's Church, Southwark,  on the original site of St Thomas' Hospital, the attic of this English Baroque church was used as a Herb Garret, and later on converted into an Operating Theatre in the 19th century. Operating theatre were introduced in the 18th century and were located on the top floor to ensure they received the maximum benefit of daylight  Access to the Old Operating Theatre is through a narrow 52-step spiral staircase although there is a small lift. Join us  for a fascinating private visit of Europe’s oldest surviving operating theatre. Followed by a two course lunch at the nearby George Inn.  This National Trust-owned coaching inn is one of London’s oldest pubs, famous for being the only still-standing galleried coaching inn in London. Meet at 10.15 am.  Members £ 40- Non Members £50 SOLD OUT

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Thursday 14th March  - The Goldsmiths’ Company Assay Office  SOLD OUT

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The Goldsmiths’ Company Assay Office in London (also known as Assay Office London or the London Assay Office) is the oldest assay office in the United Kingdom. The company has provided hallmarking services since The Goldsmiths’ Company was founded in the 14th century. The company received its royal charter in 1327 and ranks 5th in order of precedence of the 12 Great Livery Companies of the City of London. Join us for this exclusive private tour of the Assay Office and the magnificent  Goldsmith’s Hall in the heart of the City of London. Meet at 11.00am for coffee before our visit. Members £45 -Non Members £ 55. SOLD OUT

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We will book a Club table at a nearby Manicomio Restaurant  for an optional lunch after our visit to the Assay Office. Please let us know if you would like to join us so that we can book the table. Lunch will be billed individually by the restaurant on the day. 

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We would like to remind our members that all external events need to be booked in advance by using the booking form in London Lady.  Confirmation and details of the event will be sent to you  once we have received payment.