Ruskin Spear (British, 1911–1990) The Boileau Arms, Barnes

The Boileau Arms sat on the south side of Hammersmith Bridge at the beginning of Castelnau Road. Since the 1980s it has changed hands and name many times and is now The Castelnau. All this is terrifically relevant to Gascony where Castelnau is a common place name. Continue reading Castelnau

Crown, Shamrock & Brexit

Instituted in 1783 to assist Irish persons in need, resident in London. Registered Charity Number: 214824. President: Lord Aylmer. Patron: The Duke of Abercorn KG
The President and Committee of The Benevolent Society of St Patrick
request the pleasure of your company at a Talk by Mary Kenny,
“Crown, Shamrock & Brexit”,
on Wednesday 8th November 2017, 
at the Parish Hall, St Peter’s Church, 119 Eaton Square, London SW1W 9AL
6.15 Drinks, 7.00 Talk.                                                                                Tickets £30
Please make cheques payable to Benevolent Society of St Patrick and send to Christopher Bellew, 56 Margravine Gardens, London W6 8RJ. Please include contact details. Tickets will not be issued. Admission will be by a list of attendees at the door.
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