19 May 2010

REMINDER: Upcoming Events

Tickets are still available for the next two Anthony Powell Society events:

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AP Society 10th Birthday & 50th Anniversary of Casanova’s Chinese Restaurant
Tuesday 1 June 2010

As seems appropriate we are visiting one of London’s renowned Chinese restaurants

Meet: 1830 for 1900 hrs at Beehive, 126 Crawford St, London W1
Dine: 1930 hrs at Phoenix Palace Chinese Restaurant, 5 Glentworth Street, London NW1

We will meet in the Beehive for a quick pre-prandial drink and then take the 3 minute walk to the restaurant.
Cost £30 for 4 course set menu, including service but not drinks.
Advanced booking advised so we can ensure we have a large enough table. 
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Bodleian Library Tour and Oxford Pub Lunch
Saturday 19 June 2010


Meet: 1015 hrs prompt at Bodleian Library Main Entrance
Cost: £12 per person for the tour

The Bodleian is one of the great libraries of the world and was an essential research resource for Powell’s biography of John Aubrey.  The 1½ hour guided tour will include the basement and reading rooms.
After the tour we’ll adjourn across the road to the King’s Arms for pub lunch. 
Even if you can’t come on the tour you will be welcome to join us in the pub. 
Advanced booking essential for the tour as places are strictly limited. 
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Members & non-members are welcome at both events.
Please conact Keith Marshall.for further details and booking.

Extraordinary London Pub Meet, Saturday 26 June - CANCELLED

We regret that for personal reasons Nick Birns has had to cancel his planned trip to London. The Extraordinary London Pub Meet on 26 June, at which Nick was to lead discussion of What’s Become of Waring is therefore cancelled. We hope to reschedule this meeting for a future date.

Keith Marshall
Hon. Secretary
Anthony Powell Society