Date: Wednesday 22 March, 19.00-23.00Where: The Landmark London Hotel, 222 Marylebone Road, London NW1 6JQGuest speaker: Sadiq Khan, Mayor of LondonCost: £190+VAT per person; £2,100+VAT per table of 12
For further information, please contact Sonia Olsen at 0207 092 6642
About our Guest Speaker
Sadiq Khan, Mayor of London
Sadiq Khan was born in London and has lived here all his life. His parents moved to London from Pakistan in the 1960s. He was state-school educated in Tooting before studying Law at the University of North London. Sadiq and his wife have two daughters.
Sadiq became a solicitor specialising in human rights and was a councillor in the London Borough of Wandsworth from 1994 to 2006.
In 2005 Sadiq was elected MP for Tooting. He was appointed Minister of State for Communities in 2008 and later became Minister of State for Transport, becoming the first Muslim and first Asian to attend Cabinet. He was also Crossrail Minister.
Silent auction organised in aid of our Charity Partner: Emmaus
Founded in France in 1949 by Abbé Pierre, Emmaus supports formerly homeless people by giving them a home, meaningful work in a social enterprise and an opportunity to get back on their feet again.
In 25 years the movement has grown from one community in Cambridge to 29 spread across the UK, and now supports more than 750 formerly homeless people. Emmaus UK is now second only to Emmaus France in size.
For many who experience homelessness, one of the biggest obstacles they must overcome is a loss of selfesteem. Emmaus provides people with a stable home and the opportunity to regain their self-worth, by making a real contribution to their community. Emmaus companions work in the charity’s shops and social enterprises to support their community, selling donated furniture, clothing and other items.
Discover the amazing lots of our silent auction here.
About our partners
Le Conseil des Vins de Saint-Emilion
A vivid scarlet robe, a palette of the most subtle aromas, well-balanced and generous on the palate, these are some of the main characteristics of Saint-Emilion wines. However, remember that Saint-Emilion, Lussac Saint-Emilion and Puisseguin Saint-Emilion have many wines. Different estates and vintages produce wines with their own personality; the enjoyment is getting to know them all.Read more
The Graves region is the cradle of Bordeaux white and red wines. The Graves wine district starts at the “Jalle de Blanquefort” and ends just after Langon.
The river forms the Easter border of the vineyards while to the west the pine forest of the Landes serves as boundary and protection alike. But the majority of A.O.C. GRAVES wines come from the area extending from La Brède to Langon, encircling the Barsac and the Sauternes appellation area.
Les Vins de Pessac Léognan
Rigorously selected and controlled by the I.N.A.O, the current production is of the order of 75000 hls with more than 1700 hectares of production or some 10 million bottles (80% Red and 20% dry White). Of this about 20% is exported.
The new A.O.C Pessac-Léognan was born in September 1987 in the very old region of the Graves de Bordeaux, formerly the Banlieue Prévôtale (Provostal Suburb).Cradle of the Bordeaux vineyards, the A.O.C Pessac-Léognan includes 74 Châteaux and Domains split between 10 communes. All located on this exceptional soil, 16 of them, of which the famous Château Haut-Brion, are Classified Vintages of the Graves.
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