Lord Digby Jones - A Journey Around this Troubled World Of Ours

Monday 30th March

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Lord Digby Jones

A Journey Around this Troubled World Of Ours: - a look at the USA, China, Russia, the Middle East, Africa & ending by passing through the EU to the UK”.

We are delighted to welcome the return of Lord Digby Jones who was born into business. Some of his earliest memories are of life in a busy corner shop where he lived with his mother, father and older sister. In 2000 he joined the CBI as Director General where he spent 6 ½ years and became known in the public arena especially for his candid, forthright attitude in his many media appearances. Following his appointment as Minister of State for UK Trade and Investment in 2007, he became a life peer taking the title Digby, Lord Jones of Birmingham.

Non residential price £75 to include;

Arrival coffee, talk by Lord Digby Jones, pre lunch drink, three course lunch with coffee and chocolates and your choice of a glass of red or white wine with lunch.

Timings

10.45 Coffee

11.15 Talk by Lord Digby Jones followed by questions and answers

12.30 Pre lunch drink

13.00 Three course lunch

15.00 Close

Set Menu

Cured Scottish Salmon

fennel, avocado, caviar, preserved lemon (f,sd)

*(v) Salad of White Asparagus

truffle, chicory, macadamia nut (mu,n,sd)

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Roast Corn Fed Chicken

confit potato, peas, gem lettuce, Madeira jus (ce,d,sd)

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*(v) Risotto of Roast Cauliflower

apple, madras spice (ce,d,g,n,sd)

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Peanut Parfait

caramelised banana, dark chocolate ganache (d,e,n,p,s)

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Tea/coffee and chocolates

Allergy Key – [C] Crustaceans, [Ce] Celery, [D] Dairy, [E] Eggs, [F] Fish, [P] Peanuts, [G] Gluten [L] Lupin, [N] Nuts, [Mo] Molluscs, [Mu] Mustard, [S] Soya, [SD] Sulphur Dioxide,[Se] Sesame Seeds

*Please confirm if you wish to order the vegetarian option or have any dietary requirements no later than 7 days prior to the event.

Please note seating at our special events is on banqueting tables of 10-12

Dress Code: Smart Casual (jackets preferred for gentlemen)

 

Terms and Conditions:

Full payment is required at the time of booking and is non refundable. If due to unforseen circumstances, the event has to be cancelled a full refund will be made.