Kent and Sussex BAFUNCS invites you to a friendly lunch at 12.30 on Thursday 16th June at La Galleria, East Street, Shoreham by Sea BN43 5ZE. We would like as many of you as possible to join this lunch so that the future of KSX can be agreed. After lunch and weather permitting, we will take a stroll across the river using the pedestrian bridge to take a look at Shoreham’s infamous house boats. Please look at www.lagalleriarestaurant.co.uk for menu choices and prices. La Galleria is situated on the south east corner of the Saxon church in the centre of Shoreham, approx. 300yards from the train station. For parking once in the High Street turn into John Street, there is a butcher’s shop on the corner, then follow the parking signs for the car park by the Shoreham Centre. Please indicate to Terri if you are able to attend – email@example.com 01273 885250 Terri, Heather and Richard.
Cambridge Region announces June visit to Bressingham Gardens. (CAM)
CAMBRIDGE Region plans a visit to Bressingham Steam and Gardens Wednesday 15th June 2022 Join us for some fun on the steam railway and to enjoy the spectacular gardens! All members welcome. Itinerary: 10-11 am. Meet at the next-door garden centre café. 10.30 am. Bressingham gardens open. 1.00 pm. Meet for lunch at the café. Group discount ticket prices (minimum 12): £ 8. Gardens and museum only This includes admission to: – Bressingham Steam Experience Dad’s Army Collection The Bressingham Gardens (includes both Dell & Foggy Bottom Garden) One Diesel operated narrow gauge service and three (not consecutive) rides on the Gallopers Roundabout £10 for entry to Steam Day: Includes all above plus unlimited narrow gauge railway rides and three (not consecutive) rides on the Gallopers Roundabout. Wheelchairs are available on request in advance. Group Booking payment will be made on the day at 10.30am assuming there are more than 12 of us, thereafter tickets will be distributed at the garden centre café. Please bring cash on the day or contact Nicky for bank transfer/ cheque details. Please confirm your interest as soon as possible with Nicky Rodgers. firstname.lastname@example.org MOB: 07952 792119 All information on Bressingham Gardens is available on the website. Bressingham Gardens covers 16 acres in total and includes two world famous and distinctly personal gardens, each of six acres. Look forward to seeing you there!
“All Necessary Measures?” by Ian Martin
Members will no doubt be interested to read a book recently published by one of our members, Ian Martin: “All necessary measures? The United Nations and International Intervention in Libya.” Ian Martin was the Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya from 11 September 2011 until 17 October 2012. Having a distinguished international career in human rights and conflict resolution, he has undertaken a wide variety of other UN missions in Haiti, Rwanda, Gaza, East Timor and Nepal. His book is published by Hurst and members who wish to buy the book can benefit from a 25% discount code by clicking HERE and quoting UNLIBYA25.
BAFUNCS Membership Survey
Members are kindly invited to complete our Membership Survey by clicking on the link below: BAFUNCS Membership Survey The results of this survey will be announced on the website, in the BAFUNCS Bulletin and in the Autumn Newsletter. Preliminary findings will be discussed at the Zoom Session of the AGM, scheduled for Friday 13 May, as well as at the York Annual Reunion, 23-25 May.