Wednesday, 22 September 2021
This event is for Liverymen and their guests only.
Venue: Clothworkers' Hall (EC3R 7AH)
Timings: 6.30 pm for 7.00 pm
Dress Code: Strictly Black Tie
Ticket Price: £105
Ticket deadline: 8 September 2021
We are delighted that Robert Jobson has agreed to be our guest speaker at this dinner.
Robert Jobson is a journalist, author and broadcaster. He is currently the Royal Correspondent of the Evening Standard. He co-authored the 2002 bookDiana: Closely Guarded Secret with Princess Diana’s Scotland Yard personal protection officer Inspector Ken Wharfe MVO. He and Wharfe authored Guarding Diana, published in 2017. He also co-wrote Bulletproof, the life story of Royal Marines Commando and George Cross recipient Matthew Croucher GC.
Robert has written several other books on the British Royal family, includingCharles at Seventy: Thoughts, Hopes and Dreams, The Royal Family Operations Manual and Prince Philip's Century.
He was the recipient of the London Press ClubScoop of the Year award for his world exclusive that Prince Charles and Camilla Parker Bowles were to wed in 2005. Jobson is also Royal Editor for the Australian breakfast show Sunrise on Channel 7 as well as Royal contributor for Good Morning America on US network ABC. He was "Royal Consultant" for Mark Schwahn's originally scripted seriesThe Royals for E!, starring British actresses Elizabeth Hurley and Dame Joan Collins and played cameo roles as himself in series 1, 2, 3 and 4.
Pre-dinner drinks will be served from 6.30 pm in the Reception Room with guests seated in the Livery Hall for dinner at 7.00 pm. A three-course meal with wines, coffee and port will be served. The dinner will conclude at 10.15 pm, followed by a Stirrup Cup (after dinner bar) in the Reception Room. Carriages will be at 10.45 pm.
Tickets are £105 inc. VAT and there is no limit to the number of guests you may bring. Spouses and partners are welcome to attend. Applications will be dealt with on a first come, first served basis.
If the Livery Autumn Dinner is unable to take place, refunds will be issued.