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EU Translation Workshop

We are hoping to hold this event in June 2017


Saturday, 16 July 2016 at 11.15am

please note a.m. start)

LRG guided tour Kenwood House

Travel: Gospel Oak or Hampstead Heath Overground; Golders Green or Archway Underground,
then Bus 210 stops by the House entrance.

Roger Bone, who has taken LRG members on many interesting historic pub tours around London, will take us around this lovely 18 century house in Hampstead.

For more on Kenwood, see:

http://www.english-heritage.org.uk/visit/places/kenwood/

The tour of the house will take about 90 minutes, of the grounds - with their famous views - about 30 minutes. There is a very pleasant café on the terrace for those who don’t want to walk around the grounds and we can also meet there around 1.15pm for lunch.

The House is one of London’s most interesting and beautiful houses with its famous views over London from Hampstead Heath. It has a fascinating story to tell and contains one of the most important and dramatic collections of pictures in the UK some of which will be described on the tour. The Robert Adam Library is said to be the most beautiful room in London!

Closely linked with Lord Chief Justice Mansfield in the eighteenth century, the film Belle, dealing with the beginning of the abolition of slavery movement with William Wilberforce was shot here.

Members and non-members and family members most welcome. *We will provide a mobile phone number on the day, in case you are not able to join us at the start.

Cost: LRG members - £3; non-LRG members £5. Optional coffee/lunch, at own cost.

To book: CLICK HERE


Thursday, 18 August 2016 at 6pm

Historic Pubs walk in St Paul's area, London

Travel: St Paul’s Underground station

As in previous years, Roger Bone will be leading us around an interesting area of London and taking us into some of the most historic pubs in the area. This year’s tour starts at St Paul’s and goes on to Bow Lane and Monument. We will end with a meal (optional) at Rajasthan, close to Monument tube. Please note this is different from the 2015 walk.

We will meet at St Paul’s tube station and learn about the amazing story of Temple Bar, reconstructed in St Paul’s churchyard, then walk on to the Watling pub built with old ship timbers, Williamson’s Tavern in Bow Lane, Bow Church, make our way down to the Walrus and Carpenter close to the Monument (where we began the 2015 walk) and finish with an inexpensive meal at the Rajasthan Restaurant close to Monument tube station.

Members and non-members and family members most welcome. We will provide a mobile phone number on the day, in case you are not able to join us at the start.

Cost: LRG members – free; non-LRG members - £5.

To book: LRG Historic Pubs walk

CLICK HERE

Translators without borders

The charity that supports translation for NGOs

Saturday, 10 September 2016 2.15pm - 5pm option for BYO sandwiches at 12.30pm

Cost: Free for LRG members; £5 for non-members (pay on the door)

Venue: King & Queen pub - Click

Travel: Goodge Street or Warren Street underground stations

Register with Eventbrite CLICK HERE

Sue Fortescue, UK Coordinator for Translators Without Borders (TWB) will talk about the charity, how it functions, how translators are recruited, the clients it serves and how TWB helps to save lives.

Sue, together with Claire Cox, ITI member, will also be talking about another TWB initiative, the TWB Online Cookbook, to which TWB translators have contributed. Claire Cox will also talk about the new Foodie Translators Facebook group.

The pub serves drinks, tea and coffee; if you would like to enjoy a sociable lunch before the event, bring your own sandwiches or snacks to share from 12.30pm

We will finish with tea and cake.