We hold our  Tuesday morning talks in the beautiful Ladies' Drawing room at the Army & Navy Club. Tea, coffee and biscuits are served before the talk which starts at  10.30 am and lasts about 1 hour . Our talks cover a wide range of topics and are always a great opportunity to regularly see friends  and meet new people. Please refer to the programme below for the dates.

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TUESDAYS AT The Rag

         In the Ladies' Drawing Room, The Army & Navy Club , 36 – 39 Pall Mall , London SW1Y 5JN

10.15 am for a 10.30 am start

Members £7 - Non Members £12

         In the Ladies' Drawing Room, The Army & Navy Club , 36 – 39 Pall Mall , London SW1Y 5JN                                                                 

Bookings for talks must be received the Friday before the talk at the very latest .Coffee, tea and biscuits will be served before the talk, which starts at 10.30 a.m. We are delighted to welcome members of the Army & Navy Club and their spouses.

Tuesday Talks are transferable to another person but non refundable. They are not transferable retrospectively .                                                                                                              Refund of cancelled external events is dependent on the cancellation policy of the companies with whom we work.                                                                                                                                                             The London Ladies Club does not endorse the views expressed by the speakers.                                                                                                                                           Members’ spouses and partners are always very welcome to attend external events and Tuesday talks as guests.

 

Tuesday 12th September-  Lavendula   

in the Drawing Room

Pamela Tinker has been practising the art of therapeutic aromatherapy since gaining a diploma with Aromatherapy Associates in 1996 and her Micheline Arcier post graduate diploma in 2015. During her inter active and illustrated talk we will take a close look at the therapeutic uses of lavender in Aromatherapy and Phytotherapy. In particular, Lavande officinale grown in the Maritime Alps, behind Grasse, biodynamic culture at 1200 m and wild lavender at altitudes of 1600m and 1800m also Lavender Aspic, Lavendula luisieri, Lavandula stoechas and their uses in therapy. Pamela holds her clinics at the award-winning Richard Ward Hair & Metrospa near Sloane Square. There will be a chance to smell some of these essential oils as well as Pamela’s bespoke hand blended preparations.

Tuesday 26th September- The Benefits of fasting -     In the Library 

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Dr D O Flynn is a London based GP who has a special interest in fasting and its role in health and illness.  He runs Healthcations in Brazil where clients have a chance to experience a low calorie fast in a tropical holiday setting with plenty of Coconut Water !!!  By highlighting the science behind fasting he hopes to inspire usto try it forourselves. More information at www.drdoflynn.com

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Tuesday 3rd October-"The Science and Art of Natural Beauty".      In the Library.

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We are delighted to welcome Lynne Sanders, founder of bespoke British beauty brand Cosmetics à la Carte, and senior make-up artist, Laura Shepherd. Their talk will focus on natural beauty, looking at how to achieve ‘barely-there’ make-up and the ingredients everyone needs to know about. The talk will be accompanied by a simultaneous demonstration of recommended products and techniques. Guests will also receive a goody bag of samples.

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Cosmetics à la Carte has created bespoke blended make-up and skincare in London for over 40 years. They are committed to natural, individual beauty that empowers women to look and feel the most confident and beautiful version of themselves. www.cosmeticsalacarte.com 

 

Tuesday 17th October- Sir Edwin Landseer Lutyens, OM KCIE RA FRIBA .        In the Library      

Martin Lutyens, Sir Edwin’s Great Nephew and Chairman of The Lutyens Trust UK, will speak about the evolution of the great architect’s work and will explain how his style matured and evolved, culminating in the building, over almost 20 years, of New Delhi. After the talk, there will be the opportunity to see some of Sir Edwin's Lutyens buildings, a short walk away from the Rag.

 

Tuesday 7th November-  Criminal Trials in the Crown Court -      In the Drawing Room

His Honour Judge John Anderson served as a Circuit Judge until May 2017. He will be speaking on Criminal Trials in the Crown Court – how they work, procedures, evidence, examination and cross examination of witnesses and sentencing.

After 16 years in the Royal Navy as a pilot in the Fleet Air Arm, John Anderson re-qualified as a barrister in his late 30s. He practised at the Bar in crime for 20 years, eventually specialising in prosecuting heavy fraud and Class A drug importations for the Revenue, Customs and Serious Fraud Office. He was appointed a full time Judge in 2009 and thereafter sat in London until retiring earlier this year.

Tuesday 21st November-  Escape from Tibet and Other Stories-               In the Drawing Room

Nick Gray is a writer, producer and director who has worked in television for over 40 years and the original deviser and producer of the hospital series Jimmy’s. His programmes, made for the BBC, ITV, Channels Four and Five, National Geographic and the Discovery Channel, have won many international awards including BAFTA and International EMMY nominations. Escape from Tibet, is based on the true story of two brothers' journey from Tibet in the mid-1990s and was first made into an acclaimed documentary by Nick Gray,  it is a riveting tale of courage, adventure, and triumph. A foreword to the book by His Holiness the Dalai Lama and an introduction provide historical context.     Copies of  Escape from Tibet will be available to purchase at £10 each, all the profits will go to the Tibet Relief Fund, a charity that supports Tibetan exiles.

Milan Shopping .

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We are delighted to welcome Milan Shopping to our talk on 21st November when they will present their latest collection of handbags and leather goods for sale at competitive prices.  Milan Shopping brings you beautiful leather accessories made in Italy. Small artisans make our collection with care and attention to details.

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