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Upcoming events

Thursday, 15 August 2019, 6pm

LRG August Guided Walk and Historic Pubs Crawl

Place: Meet at Kensington High Street tube station (exit facing High Street)

Cost: LRG free; non-LRG £5

Circular walk, with Roger Bone, our favourite guide, including: Kensington Square with its lovely late Georgian houses and blue plaques of famous residents, including Sir Edward Burne-Jones and William Thackeray. First stop will be the famous Greyhound pub, with its Victorian glass front and interesting stories, then towards St Mary Abbot Church with its unusual history and up Kensington Church Street to York Passage. This leads through to Kensington Palace Gardens, hearing stories of the Palace and Gardens, the statues of Queen Victoria and William III. From there, up Kensington Church Street as far as Sheffield Terrace where G.K. Chesterton was born to the Windsor Castle pub. This is a gem of a pub dating back to Victoria’s reign and unaltered since 1931! Then back down Kensington Church Street, past the former Churchill Arms and Catherine Wheel pubs to our last stop, The Goat (table booked for supper - optional).

Along the way, Roger will illustrate the walk with stories of the area and its famous artists and royal residents on our way and answer questions.

Supper (optional) – 8-8.30pm: The Goat, opposite Royal Garden Hotel and close to Ken High St tube.

To book: CLICK HERE

Saturday, 14 September 2019, 3pm

LRG Tour of Europe in Six Wines: A Wine Tasting Afternoon

Place: 65 Wavendon Avenue, London W4 4NT

Cost: £20 per head

A new departure for LRG, Tim Andrews, a member of the Association of Wine Educators and of the Wines of Great Britain Training and Education Working Group, will take us on a wine tasting tour of Europe, uncovering some of its hidden gems.

He will start by explaining the basics and essentials of wine-tasting and then invite us to taste and talk about half-a-dozen European wines. He will talk about the history of each wine and explain the particularities of their geographical origin, grape, blend, suitability for different types of food or occasion.

After the wine tasting, we will serve a light supper of cheese, breads and salads.

Please do join us for what promises to be an interesting, lively and enjoyable evening, in the company of fellow translators and interpreters.

To book: CLICK HERE