We are attempting to publicise as many Balfour Centenary events in UK as we can. If you need a speaker for a Balfour event, please use the contact form on our Home Page to contact us.
As news of planned events to mark the Balfour Declaration centenary becomes available, they will be listed here with complete contact details and booking information. You can find a special page here of news from SCOTLAND
We are expecting to see major public events in London, Manchester and either Glasgow or Edinburgh around the date of the Centenary (2nd November 2017).
Events so far notified :
|Tuesday 17 October, 8.15pm
||Lord Leslie Turnberg Lecture : Beyond the Balfour Declaration
This is a Jewish sponsored event at Edgeware United Synagogue and is part of the national Balfour 100 programme. Lord Turnberg will navigate the complex history of the Middle East since 1917 and detail what a future agreement between Israel and the Arab world might look like. Download a flyer here.
|Pre-booking essential at www.edgewareu.com or phone 020 8958 7508
Admission £3 on the door
|23rd October – 5th November
||Join other Christians and Jews in this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to celebrate the centenary of the Balfour Declaration in the nation it created!
|Register your interest by email to Roy Thurley to receive the tour brochure and booking form when they are published.|
|Wednesday 1st November||Central London – the centenary Balfour Lecture by Simon Schama.||Venue and ticket arrangements to follow.|
|Tuesday 7th November||7 November – The Royal Albert Hall – “Partners In This Great Enterprise”
This is a Christian-initiated event with both Christian and Jewish participation.The Royal Albert Hall is a world class venue and a fitting place to celebrate the achievements of the Balfour Declaration. The title is taken from a speech by Lord Balfour in the royal Albert Hall in 1920 and refers to Britain and the Jewish people working together for a Jewish homeland in Palestine. Join several thousand Christians and Jews in an exciting and meaningful celebration.
| Ticket are on sale and can be purchased ONLY from the Royal Albert Hall box office.
Online booking – www.royalalberthall.com/tickets
By telephone – 020 7589 8212