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**TALK**

An Evening with Catherine Meyer, CBE, Ukraine Trade Envoy and friend of Clinton and Bush

Fascinating insights from the wife of the longest serving British Ambassador to the United States since WW2. Despite suffering from the enforced separation from her children, she set the Washington party scene alight with effortless glamour. Both Clinton and Bush became friends. Catherine is now a working member of the House of Lords.

Early Bird Tickets £23 each (Expires Thursday 9th Feb)

Standard £33 each

All in the convivial company of your fellow Revellers.

Monday 27th February 2023, 7pm

Venue: Bridge Room, The Prince Albert, Albert Bridge Road, SW11.

Arrive 7.00pm

Drinks at the bar

 Talk 7.30pm

 Dinner (not included in price) 8.45pm

I can't get your children back, but will you marry me?

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Catherine Meyer is quite remarkable. 

 

In 1994 she was forcibly separated from her two boys, who were taken to Germany by her ex-husband. Battling to rescue them three years later, she met UK Ambassador to Bonn, Christopher Meyer. “I can’t get your children back. That's for the German courts. But will you marry me?” he asked.  

 

She accepted.

They were whisked off to Washington where Christopher had just been appointed the UK's Ambassador to the United States. Catherine got to know Clinton, Bush and indeed also Blair, all of whom lobbied the German Chancellor to retrieve her sons. But to no avail.

In 2000, Catherine founded what is now known as Action Against Abduction, a charity to help victims of child kidnap. In 2012 she was awarded a CBE for services to families and children and in 2018 was created a Life Peer (Baroness Meyer of Nine Elms). She is an active Conservative member and in 2020, Boris Johnson appointed her as the first British Trade Envoy to Ukraine.

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Monday 27th February 2023, 7pm

Venue: Bridge Room, The Prince Albert, Albert Bridge Road, SW11.

Arrive 7.00pm

Drinks at the bar

 Talk 7.30pm

 Dinner (not included in price) 8.45pm

Early Bird Tickets £23 each (Expires Thursday 9th Feb)

Standard £33 each

Come and you'll discover some intriguing insights and stories from Catherine's extraordinary life, including...

  • George W Bush's surprising natural gift, that women found particularly appealing

  • The terrifying EU bureaucracy, suffered by Catherine as she attempted to retrieve her boys. (Informing her views about the EU and Brexit.)

  • What life was like in Washington DC during the Lewinsky affair and in the aftermath of 9/11

  • The nature of Clinton’s charm - and why he was a brilliant actor

  • Catherine's fellow peer who wasn’t allowed to compliment Catherine on her beautiful coat. He’d fall foul of diversity and inclusion rules taught by outside consultants charging taxpayers around £100k for the pleasure

  • Thoughts about the direction of the Conservative Party - and its future - woke culture and the erosion of Freedom of Speech

Monday 27th February 2023, 7pm

Venue: Bridge Room, The Prince Albert, Albert Bridge Road, SW11.

Arrive 7.00pm

Drinks at the bar

 Talk 7.30pm

 Dinner (not included in price) 8.45pm

Early Bird Tickets £23 each (Expires Thursday 9th Feb)

Standard £33 each

Cancellation Policy

If the talk is postponed for whatever reason, it will be rearranged to a future time. If that is not convenient, you'll receive a complimentary ticket to another Revellers' Club talk.

If you buy a ticket, but then discover you can't make it, you will be offered a complimentary ticket to another talk of your choice.

Cancel before 9th February and you’ll have the option for a full refund.

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