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Saturday 21 October: Wellington’s Cornerstone, a Conference on the Lines of Torres Vedras

21st October 2017 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

The BCMH and the Friends of the Lines of Torres Vedras (FLTV) hosted a one day Conference on the Lines at the Cavalry & Guards Club, 127 Piccadilly, Mayfair, London W1J 7PX on Saturday 21 October 2017.

Conference Report

Registration 9.30am
Conference 10am to 5pm
Speakers included:
• Professor Charles Esdaile
• Colonel Nick Lipscombe
• Professor Mendo Henriques, Universidade Catolica Portuguesa
• Dr Mark S Thompson


Click here for Programme

Cost of the conference will be £50, including lunch.
Member of the Friends of the Lines of Torres Vedras and BCMH will be entitled to a discounted rate of £40.


Enquiries about membership can be made through the Friends’ website.

In honour of the fact that the Portuguese government has designated the 20th October as the Day of the Lines of Torres Vedras, the conference was preceded by a celebration
dinner on Friday 20 October 2017, at the Cavalry and Guards Club.
Drinks 7.30pm for Dinner 8pm. Dress code: Dark Suit.
The cost for dinner will be £75 for a three course meal including wine.
To book your dinner place, email Ian Brewer (email i_j_brewer@msn.com)

More information about the Lines of Torres Vedras and the
activities of the Friends can be found on the website:


21st October 2017
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Cavalry and Guards Club
127 Piccadilly
London, W1J 7PX United Kingdom
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