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John Allan CBE, Chairman of Tesco plc, will be in conversation with Oliver Shah

Hello everyone and I hope this email finds you happy, healthy and quietly optimistic about the opportunities and challenges of 2021. First, I wanted to remind you about our next virtual event, which happens on Wednesday 3rd February 2021, starting at 7pm. John Allan CBE, Chairman of Tesco plc, will be in conversation with Oliver Shah,

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End of year dinner

Dear Members, What a fabulous virtual dinner last Wednesday! I am sure you will agree that it was fantastic to hear some live festive music from the brass quintet of the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra to get us in the Christmas spirit. We were then entertained by the brilliant Graham Norton, who demonstrated why he

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Our annual Christmas dinner we will be joined by Graham Norton for the evening

Dear Members, I hope that you and your families are well. If you were lucky enough to join us last week, I am sure you will agree that there could be few better informed, and insightful people to hear from as we entered lockdown 2.0, than Sir Jeremy Farrar. Once again, a huge thank you

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Jon Sopel provided a fascinating insight and up to the minute analysis of the Trump presidency

Dear Members, Last week we were joined by Jon Sopel who provided a fascinating insight and up to the minute analysis of the Trump presidency, of the administrations’ handling of the pandemic and of the race for the White House.  Jon covered a huge amount of ground with great clarity and pace and I am

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Alison Rose was, as expected, a class act talking about the changes she is making to the NatWest Group

Dear Members, Thank you to all of those who joined us last Wednesday for our first virtual dinner of the new season. It was great to be able to see people – and good to see Tim Lefroy keeping up appearances in Black Tie – and to be able to reconnect. Alison Rose was, as

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