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St George’s Day Celebration: Honoring England’s Patron Saint

23 Apr 2024 18:30 - 21:00
  • Member Price: RMB 350
  • Standard Price: RMB 450
  • In-person event

Join us for celebrating the essence of English culture and heritage with an evening filled with tradition, bravery, and camaraderie.

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Event details

Embrace the spirit of England’s most cherished hero on St George’s Day, celebrated on 23 April, when we gather to honour the essence of English culture and history.

This event is a nod to the bravery, nobility, and sense of duty that the figure associated with St George, and a celebration of the tapestry of traditions that shape England.

As we pay homage to the stories that have inspired countless generations, we also delve into the myriad aspects that make English culture so vibrant and enduring.

From the rolling hills of the English countryside to the timeless tales of courage and community. Join us for an evening of cultural exchange, historical exploration, and the celebration of the values that unite us all.

WHAT TO EXPECT ON THE EVENING

  • Wear a Red Rose: In honour of St George, attendees are encouraged to wear a red rose, a symbol closely associated with the saint’s valour and England’s beauty.
  • English Fare from Beef Wellington to English Whisky Tasting 
  • Cultural Showcase: Enjoy traditional English music and storytelling, highlighting the diverse cultural tapestry of England.
  • Community and Networking: This event is not only a celebration but also an opportunity to strengthen bonds within the expatriate and local community, fostering connections that transcend borders.
  • Lucky Draw 

The entry includes:

  • A four-course dinner featuring Beef Wellington as the main course and two drinks.
  • Opportunity to win lucky draw prizes.

Agenda

  • 6:30 pm – Arrival & Networking
  • 7:00 pm – Welcome Remarks & The Story of St George
  • 7:10 pm – Dinner Starts
  • 8.05 pm – English Whisky Tasting
  • 8:15 pm – Sonnet Recitation and Lucky Draw
  • 8:35 pm – Closing Remarks and Folk Songs Singing; Continued Networking
  • 9:00 pm – Event Ends

*BritCham Shanghai reserves the right to alter the above schedule at any time.

Notes:

In case of cancellation, please kindly note you must email the BritCham Shanghai Event staff Bale.Xu@britishchambershanghai.cn before 5 pm, 21 April. Due to the service charges of Glueup and online payment platforms, we can only partially refund up to 90% of your ticket price and payment will be processed within 14 days after the event via your original payment method. However, it is non-refundable for a cancellation request made beyond the above-mentioned timeframe.

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Location

Beef & Liberty 尚牛社会

Suite 111, 1/F, 1376 West Nanjing Rd (Near Xikang Rd)

上海市静安区1376号上海商城西区1层

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