The Friends of the Lines of Torres Vedras (FLTV) has kindly invited all members of the BCMH to the Annual Torres Vedras Day Dinner on Friday, 18 October 2019. The venue is the Cavalry & Guards Club, 127 Piccadilly, Mayfair, London.
In honour of the fact that the Portuguese government has designated the 20th October as the Day of the Lines of Torres Vedras, a talk and dinner has been arranged on Friday 18 October 2019, at the Cavalry and Guards Club at 127 Piccadilly, London W1J 7PX.
The evening will commence with a very brief Annual General Meeting after which there will be the talk by Marcus de la Poer Beresford, a member of the BCMH, on the Portuguese Contribution to the Peninsular War. Marcus has recently written the definitive biography of Marshal Beresford:
Marshal William Carr Beresford: The ablest man I have yet seen with the Army. https://irishacademicpress.ie/product/the-ablest-man-in-the-army-marshal-sir-william-carr-beresford/
You can choose to attend the talk only, or the talk and
The dinner will be three course and include wine.
To attend for the talk only, will cost £25. The talk and dinner will be £75 for members of the Friends and £95 for non-members.
18.00 Wine reception and AGM.
18.30 Talk by Marcus de la Poer Beresford.
The Portuguese Contribution to the Peninsular War.
19.30 Pre-dinner drinks: White Port and Tonic.
20.00 Dinner: with two glasses of wine included.
Kiln Roast Salmon en Gelée with Quails Egg & Roast Yellow Pepper Puree
(vegetarian option) Asparagus, Fennel, Rocket & Chive with a Pink Grapefruit Dressing
Partridge Wellington with a Madeira Sauce
Pont Neuf Carrots
(Vegetarian option) Aubergine Cannelloni, Cous Cous with a Roast Tomato
Sauce & Basil Salad
Strawberry & Mint Crème Brulée
Tea and Coffee
Membership of the Friends of the Lines of Torres Vedras is available at £20 annually.
Leaflets will be available on the night or you can contact us through the Friends
To book your place, email Mary Brewer at: firstname.lastname@example.org
NOTE: Cavalry & Guards Club dress code. Please note that jeans and trainers are not permitted in the club. Jacket and tie for men are expected for those attending the dinner.