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Thursday 7th March 2019

Join Stoll at the beautifully historic Trinity House where they will be welcoming Dame Kelly Holmes to talk about her time in the military and the importance of supporting UK Veterans. Throughout the evening, Stoll will also be hosting a champagne reception. All proceeds for this event will go towards supporting Stoll, the leading provider of housing and support services to vulnerable Veterans.

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/the-annual-stoll-lecture-with-dame-kelly-holmes-tickets-54531474107?aff=ebdssbdestsearch

Stoll is the leading provider of supported housing to vulnerable Veterans in the UK.  We have provided housing and support to vulnerable Veterans for a century and are working hard to ensure we can provide vital support to ex-Servicemen and women for the next 100 years.


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Hourglass creates a place for women to build community, share their thoughts freely, gain guidance and advice. The next Hourglass Ladies Brunch on 10th February is on the topic of Love & Relationships in Life & Business as we celebrate LOVE for ourselves. To book :

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/hourglass-ladies-brunch-celebrate-love-tickets-53427891261


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Friday 8th March The Australian Women's Club The 2019  International Women's Day theme 'Balance for Better' focuses on how to create a better balanced world and The Australian Women's Club are delighted to invite us to celebrate with two outstanding speakers Colonel Suzanne Graham, Army Advisor, UK and Karyn Sassella, Red Cross Dunant Awardee to help celebrate this special day.

Morning tea will be in the beautiful Downer Room at the Australian High Commission with home baked biscuits, slices and cakes and after the presentation a light lunch of sandwiches and prosecco will be available. To enable them to advise the Australian High Commission of the attendees please rsvp president@awclondon.org.uk as soon as possible but by the latest 28th February.  You will also be required to show photo ID to gain admittance to Australia House. To facilitate a secure entrance we would be most grateful if you would please prepay rather at the door £20pp.
The account is Australian Women's Club, London.    Sort Code   20-71-64  and Account  20748250 or cheques can be sent to 18 High Garth, Esher, KT109DN


A special offer for London Ladies Club Members. Antarctica 2nd March -15th March 2019.  A fabulous opportunity to visit  Antarctica  on a  14 day Whale Watching cruise  with the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution accompanied by a BBC film crew gathering footage of the whale study for the forthcoming production of Blue Planet Live. See member’s Offers section.  www.ice-tracks.com


A special offer for London Ladies Club Members. Antarctica 2nd March -15th March 2019.
A fabulous opportunity to visit Antarctica on a 14 day Whale Watching cruise with the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution accompanied by a BBC film crew gathering footage of the whale study for the forthcoming production of Blue Planet Live. See member’s Offers section. www.ice-tracks.com

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Philip de László: An Anniversary Celebration

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Duke of York Square, Chelsea

"Has any one painter ever before painted so many interesting and historical personages?" Lord

Selborne. BADA returns to Duke of York Square from 20-26 March, and is proud to be working with

The de Laszlo Archive Trust will present one of the highlights of BADA 2019, the loan exhibition Philip de László: An Anniversary Celebration. De László was one of the most famous artists in the world in the late 19th and early 20th centuries and is today celebrated as one of the last proponents of Grand Manner portraiture. His remarkable client list included many members of the royal and aristocratic houses of Europe, two Popes, four U.S. Presidents, and leading figures in politics, religion, society and industry. By the end of his life de László had been awarded 22 orders and 17 medals of merit by his royal sitters. Philip de László (1869-1937) was born Fülöp Laub, the eldest son of Adolf and Johanna Laub, a Budapest tailor and seamstress. He took the Hungarian name László, as a patriotic act in 1891, and was ennobled by Emperor Franz Joseph in 1912. His talent won him a scholarship to the Hungarian National Academy of Art, and he furthered his studies in Munich and Paris.His reputation grew steadily throughout the 1890s and in 1900 his portrait of Pope Leo XIII earned him a Grand Gold Medal at the Paris International Exhibition. .

To celebrate the 150th anniversary of de László’s birth, the exhibition at BADA 2019 will offer a selection of masterpieces of the artist’s oeuvre, all rarely seen paintings sourced from private collections. These include commissioned portraits which established de László’s unparalleled reputation, intimate portraits of family and friends, and examples of landscapes he painted for pleasure in his later years.

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