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Dinner Journals

POWER UP THE UK FROM SOUTH WALES DINNER

Cardiff City Hall, Sept 13th, 2018.

THE VENUE

Cardiff City Hall looks more like the Tuileries Palace in Paris than a City Hall. The entrance is relatively modest but opens into a marbled hall that could find itself at home in Buckingham […]

OXFORD SPACE ODYSSEY DINNER

Rhodes House, July 4th 2018.

The dinner took place in the vast timber-framed hall at Rhodes House, an echo of England’s Imperial past with Oxford whimsicality added. The theme of Space was an interesting one to consider in such a ‘spacious’ […]

LIVERPOOL SENSOR CITY DINNER, MAY 10, 2018

BESSEMER SOCIETY DINNER

SENSOR CITY, LIVERPOOL, MAY 10TH 2018 LIVERPOOL OPEN TO THE WORLD

Speakers

Sir Robin Saxby: Founding CEO of ARM Holdings; Angel investor, mentor

Jon Hague: Vice President for Science and Technology, Unilever Homecare Divsion

Iain […]

OXFORD ACCELERATION DINNER, MARCH 8TH 2018

F1 ACCELERATION MODEL

Speakers

Mark Preston: Team Leader, TECHEETAH Formula E Racing Team; Founder, Street Drone and Preston Racing, based in Oxford.

Graeme Purdy: Founding CEO of AIM listed, Ilika plc, Southampton

Jarl Severn: Managing Director of privately owned, Owen Mumford, Woodstock, Oxford

The Evening

It […]

LAUNCH OF THE BRISTOL BESSEMER SOCIETY

Professor Guy Orpen, Provost of the University of Bristol, welcomes guests at the Engine Shed, now transformed from a city networking hub into a high class dinner venue.

September 27, 2017, The Engine Shed, Bristol

BRISTOL AT THE CENTRE

Bristol is a leading […]

FELLOWSHIP AWARD DINNER, LONDON, NOV. 9TH 2017

Venue: THE INSTITUTE OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERS, One Birdcage Walk, SWI

The venue for the dinner has been witness to the pride and success of mechanical engineering since the nineteenth century. Sir Henry Bessemer became a member of the Institute in July […]