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Please join our dedicated Cambridge Branch for their annual lunch on Wednesday 7th March at the Doubletree Hilton Hotel, Mill Lane, Cambridge.
Guests will have the opportunity to browse luxury stalls and grab a drink before sitting down to lunch at 12pm. Following lunch, Eve Pollard OBE will chair a discussion with Bridget Kendall MBE, former BBC correspondent and Master of Peterhouse, Cambridge. After hearing from our exciting speakers, unwind with a drink, place a bid in the very popular auction and buy raffle tickets for a chance to win a number of fantastic prizes.
The stalls will be open from 11.00am and the event will close at approximately 2.30pm.
Menu on the day:
Grilled salmon with sweet potato bake, green beans, cherry tomato salsa and fresh basil
Blue cheese & broccoli money bag with green beans, cherry tomato salsa and fresh basil (v)
Strawberry Charlotte with mango compote
Fresh fruit salad with cream
Bridget Kendall MBE is the first female Master of Peterhouse, Cambridge University’s oldest College.
Prior to taking up her appointment in July 2016, she was the BBC’s award winning Diplomatic Correspondent, covering major international news for BBC radio, television and online.
She is also a former BBC Washington correspondent and was BBC Moscow correspondent during the collapse of Communism in the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe. She speaks fluent Russian, has twice interviewed President Putin and maintains a close interest in Russia and East/West relations.
Among her awards are the James Cameron Award for distinguished journalism and an MBE from Her Majesty the Queen in the 1994 New Year’s Honours list.
She also presents of The Forum for BBC radio, a weekly discussion programme which explores new ideas from around the world. Her book The Cold War: A New Oral History of Life Between East and West came out in July 2017, accompanying a landmark Radio 4 radio series.
All proceeds from the lunch will benefit Wellbeing of Women’s pioneering research into women’s reproductive health.