Dear Friends, Colleagues and Esteemed Clients,
June has passed us by in a flick and we have been very busy in and around
On the 6th July, I joined the events committee of the Worshipful Company of the Marketors (link below).
On the 9th, I attended a workshop organised by Melia Hotels in London and met again friends from the industry who mingled and booked rooms across Spain, Germany and UK, Emmanuel Ray evening was on the same night and I met some very talented artists and many young people with bright ideas, more to come.
A small group gathered afterwards at the
Monday 13th, Sir Ian Mills came to talk of his charity to the Rotary Club of London and the 14th after a fitting good bye to
As I am writing this I will go and listen to Nicholas Ellis and its quintet at the Royal Overseas League for the launch of their new CD. Tomorrow showcase of the shadow lounge and Friday Champagne Dinner at Hartwell House before two garden parties over the weekend in the Country. I am passing by several parties that I have to go to, one at the Chelsea Arts Club and a breakfast at the HAC
The next events that you must attend are:
On the 28th I will attending a banquet at the Mansion House and if some are interested to join me, please let me know, however be warned that this is not cheap. Similarly there might still be one or two tickets left for the Red Cross Ball in
On Friday 7th August, Circa, the Club for Gay London Professionals and their friends will be in the garden (www.circa-club.com) of the Arts Club. As every first Friday of the month, weather permitting.
Tuesday 11th august, I think that this is time to: “parler francais dès 19 heures”. www.lecercle.eventbrite.com
On the 20th I will attend the 30th anniversary party of Gay Times Magazine at the Roof Garden and on the 22nd the last night of the Proms at Kenwood.
I am also announcing the creation of the Salon d’Or that will see some musical, poetic, and political events. We always avoid in polite society to talk about politic, religion and sex, yet we never seem to stop thinking about it. We will debate, talk and enjoy conversation around drinks and nibbles and perhaps dinner. This is a membership Club and for £ 15 per month, you will get invitations to the most exciting events you can get, its first event is on Tuesday 25th August to get to know each other’s.
Thursday 27th and it is eccentric time again as every fourth Thursday of the month. (see above) From the 11th September, (we will have our anniversary dinner, who would have thought that this is already 2 years since the phoenix or should I say owl came back again) The Eccentric Club will have a monthly dinner party.
Friday 4th September, Circa Club www.circa-club.com
Tuesday 8th September Cercle Francophone see http://lecercle.eventbrite.com/
Friday 11th September, Second anniversary of the Eccentric Club’s revival. http://eccentricanniversary.eventbrite.com
Saturday 12th September Monza Race Course (please ask me for corporate entertainment)
Thursday 24th September, Eccentric Club Drink www.eccentricdrink.eventbrite.com
Monday 28th September, Talk by Baroness Sue Grenfell at the Rotary Club of London (please apply to me) followed by a visit of the Royal Institution of Great Britain lead by Professor Frank James http://ri.eventbrite.com
For the golfer amongst you, the Rotary Club of London organises a ‘tournament’ at Hadley Woods on the 1st October
Friday 9th October, Eccentric Dinner http://eccentricdinner.eventbrite.com
Tuesday 13th Cercle Francophone http://lecercle.eventbrite.com/
Thursday 15th October The eccentric Club Snooker competition
Tuesday 27th October, Lord Williamson of Horton will be the guest speaker at the Anglo-Belgian Society annual dinner
Thursday 29th October, Eccentric Club Drink www.eccentricdrink.eventbrite.com
Friday 6th November, Kindling of the Torch at
Saturday 7th, The Lord Mayor’s Show
Sunday 8th, Remembrance Sunday
Tuesday 10th November, Private Party
Wednesday 11th the Cercle Francophone will exceptionally be held on the second Wednesday http://lecercle.eventbrite.com/
Thursday 12th November, Visit of the Damien Hirst New Paintings at the Wallace Collection http://wallace.eventbrite.com/
Friday 13th November, Eccentric Club Dinner http://eccentricdinner.eventbrite.com
Thursday 26th November, Eccentric Club Drink www.eccentricdrink.eventbrite.com
Wednesday 2nd and Thursday 3rd December EIBTM in
Tuesday 8th, Cercle Francophone http://lecercle.eventbrite.com/
Friday 11th December, Circa www.circa-club.com
and Eccentric Dinner http://eccentricdinner.eventbrite.com
Monday 14th December, Arts Club Christmas Ball
Friday 22nd January, to be confirmed, fundraising dinner for Crusaid with Circa Club
If you would like to become a member of the
Similarly for the Arts Club (www.theartsclub.co.uk)
With regards to games for the big boys and girls, come and play at the City Golf, where not only golf is played and games are top of the leagues.
For next year, I will organise, one morning, an exclusive visit to the famed Garrick Club looking at the various pictures and follow this by Tea and Biscuits.
Commission a portrait from Dennis Gilbert, a dear friend of mine. www.dennisgilbert.net
Have your Dorian Gray in the attic or simply enjoy it on your wall. Portrait drawings are from £ 350. Please let him know that you seen this in my newsletter.
Do you want to create your illusion? Eye Candy in 3D Holographic projection with clients inclusing Madonna, HRH Prince Charles, Cisco, Microsoft, BT and more. To create these display costs from £ 250 per day plus VAT, please let me know if you would like a demonstration.
Want to travel by helicopter to the major sporting events, hurry before they are being requisitioned by the army see www.premiair-aviation.com
I would also like to point you in the direction of the St Stephen’s Club in St Jame’s with its own garden and lovely premises at a short stroll of the Tube Station and the Park, this is ideal for your parties,particularly since it is managed by a fellow Belgian, Bernard Moray.
Finally, I always enjoy Waddesdon Manor at any time of the year
and so Cliveden.