You can also find more information on our Marylebone Mums & Dads Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/marylebonemums/
This month’s book is Roman Blood by Steven Saylor.
All books read are available on paper and on e-readers. For more information contact Andrew Cooper (tel 020 3712 3861, email firstname.lastname@example.org
Booking for the 2020 London Handel Festival is now open. Highlights include the rarely heard oratorio The Triumph of Time and Truth, our popular ‘come and sing’ event and the international Handel Singing Competition. A packed calendar of events includes grand opera, intimate chamber recitals, guided walks and insight talks.
Either Anne Hamilton or Juliet Simpkins will be present to welcome you any time from 6.30 pm. It is always an enjoyable evening and a wonderfully informal opportunity to meet local fellow residents and make new friends in the friendly surroundings of one of our nicest gastro pubs. Everyone is welcome, pay-as-you-go bar and delicious light supper snacks available.
Meets on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month at The Natural Kitchen, 55 Baker Street, W1. Two sessions, starting around 5 pm and 6.30 pm - but come and go/play as you please. Scrabble sets and dictionaries provided. New members please contact Rosemary Forgan, tel 07887 891977, email: email@example.com in the first instance so she has an idea of numbers.
Historians Sam Willis and James Daybell perform their show Histories of the Unexpected LIVE! at St Marylebone Parish Church on Thursday 12th March. The aim of the show is to demonstrate how everything has a history and how everything links. A bar will be open from 6.30pm and the event will last from 7.30pm until 9.30pm with an interval.
Buy your tickets by visiting https://historiesoftheunexpected.com/product/st-marylebone-parish-church-12-march-histories-of-the-unexpected-live/
In 1906 Harry Gordon Selfridge arrived in London from Chicago with a singular desire to create the greatest shopping experience in the world. Over 100 years later Selfridges continues to honour and celebrate that vision and to create a shopping experience that promises to surprise, amaze and amuse its customers. Selfridges are delighted to welcome you for an exclusive tour before store opening to share the extraordinary story of this iconic building and how Selfridges revolutionised the art of shopping. (Some of the things we will view are not accessible to the general public.)
Following our tour we will move to the Brasserie of Light for breakfast. This stunning art deco dining space will in itself be an experience not to be missed. The combined tour and breakfast is being charged at a special price of £15.00 per head and limited places are available. To reserve your place please email Lois German on firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone 0207 487 2706. Cheques for
£15.00 payable to the Marylebone Association should be sent to Lois German at Flat 99, 15 Portman Square, London, W1H 6LL. When booking please advise if you prefer to pay direct to the MA in which case details can be provided.
Learn more about Baker Street Quarter music moguls, composers and singers, past and present, including Dusty Springfield, Gerry Rafferty, Eric Coates, John Lennon, Ringo Starr, Jimi Hendrix and Hughie Green. Free to attend, meet us at 55 Baker Street.
Drinks reception followed by a literary talk:£15-£20 “Churchill’s Abandoned Prisoners” by Rupert Wieloch
Following on from our visit, organised by Rosemary Forgan to the ESU at Dartmouth House in September, they have asked if any of our members would like to join in on this event.
Further details and bookings via:https://esurupertwielochtalk.eventbrite.co.uk
An opportunity to join us in the elegant Boutique Hotel just behind Marylebone High Street to meet new members and old friends. £5 per person. No need to book - everyone welcome.
If you would like to feature a local event here please email email@example.com with the details.
The Marylebone Association
229 Great Portland Street, London, W1W 5PN