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There will be pre-concert drinks from 6,00-6.15, followed by a musical entertainment lasting till 9.00pm
Please use the booking slip attached to the Newsletter and enclose a cheque for £17.00 and a stamped self- addressed envelope if you cannot receive confimration by e-mail. Bookings to be received by 10 October. Tickets will be posted to you.
Unused tickets cannot be refunded.
The CharterhouseIn was founded as a Carthusina Priory in 1348 dissolved in 1571, later becoming a school and the site of almshouses. The tour, lasting 55 minutes, will be led by a professional guide showing us the highlights of Charterhouse, taking in the Great Hall where the Brothers had their meals, the Great Chamber where Queen Elizabeth I held court during the first days of her reign, Wash-house Court associated with the medieval monks of the Charterhouse and Master’s Court which reveals the opulence of Lord North’s Tudor mansion. The guide will explain the history of the site and pull out some highlights from the collection.
The Anglo-Norse will meet for its traditional English Christmas Celebration in this historic church where mulled wine and mince pies, some nibbles, and coffee, tea or juice will be served. Members are asked to contribute £10. per person.
Underground: Tower Hill or Aldgate
Guest Speaker will be Lord Mountevans, former Lord Mayor of London
Details to follow.
The evening will start with drinks, follwed by a recital by two Anglo-Norse Scholarship-holders, Kristin Hammerseth, flute and Erlend Vestby cello. After a short talk about theSociety and its futture aims there will be canapés and wine.
Details to follow