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Changing Lives Gala Reception
CHANGING LIVES GALA RECEPTION
In association with The Royal Society of Marine Artists
First Sea Lord and Chief of the Naval Staff, Admiral Sir Mark Stanhope GCB OBE ADC
DATE: 12TH October 2011
TIME: 18:30 - 21:30
Mall Galleries, London SW1
(Near Trafalgar Square)
The JST London Branch 2/6 Heavers warmly invite you to join them for a very special fundraising evening, surrounded by the spectacular works of the Royal Society of Marine Artists Annual Exhibition.
JST Leadership at Sea Award: The 2/6 Heavers are delighted that Admiral Sir Mark Stanhope will present this award, and that a number of his naval staff will be joining us.
One night only – purchase a painting by your favourite artist at this event
and the JST receives a percentage of the sale.
Illustrated talk: Martyn Downer (Antique dealer, former director of Sotheby's and author of Nelson's Purse: the Extraordinary story of Lord Nelson's Lost Treasures), will give an illustrated talk on "Nelson's nautical service of Derby porcelain - a rare discovery"
Auction in aid of the JST: Including lunch for four at Coutts, Strand (co-hosted by Lucy Hodges, a World Blind Sailing Champion); two 'Silverstone Challenge’ driving
Experiences; an original watercolour by David Howell PRSMA; a Sotheby’s jewellery lunch for 10 people; a day course voucher to the Jamie Aston School of Floristry; a 3 night break in a Highland getaway; a bottle of Moet & Chandon, Dry Imperial 1975, Finest Extra Quality Champagne; "Tenacious by Moonlight" – a limited edition print by Peter Firmin - and much more
Silent Auction and raffle
In addition: View the Special Loan Exhibition of Royal Portrait Miniatures, many never before seen in public.
These include an endearing image of DIANA, PRINCESS OF WALES, by the contemporary Australian miniaturist Edward Dyas.
The Royal Society of Miniature Painters Sculptors and Gravers are kindly extending the opening hours of their exhibition also taking place at the galleries for the benefit of our guests. A percentage of sales on the night from this exhibition will likewise be donated to the JST.
David Howell President of the RSMA, and Elizabeth Meek President of The Royal Society of Miniature Painters,Sculptors and Gravers, together with other artists will be present. Come and entertain your friends and colleagues at what promises to be a very special evening. We look forward to welcoming you.
'Changing Lives Gala Reception’
Tickets £35 each (incl wine and canapés )
(Discount on group bookings of 10 or more)
Ticket hotline: 020 8446 4033
(major credit / debit cards accepted)