Support the World Water Speed Record at Trooping the Colour
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The Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining has offered its headquarters
at 1 Carlton House Terrace, London, UK, for the Trooping of the Colour event
on 11 June to raise funds for the Quicksilver team World Water Speed
Guests can experience British pageantry at its best, with excellent views
from a private terrace as Her Majesty the Queen processes along the Mall
below. Watch the horseback parade at close quarters and then enjoy the
Trooping of the Colour itself on screens from within the building, returning
to the terrace for the return procession and RAF flypast.
Former World Light-heavyweight Boxing Champion John Conteh will provide an
entertaining insight into a fascinating life that has embraced both the
boxing ring and the West End stage, using his sharp Liverpudlian wit to
great effect. Don Wales the third generation of the illustrious Campbell
family to contest speed records at the wheel of a Bluebird will talk about
his upcoming bid for the World Land Speed Record for Electric-powered cars.
Nigel MacKnight will also stage a multimedia presentation on the Quicksilver
World Water Speed Record Challenge.
Only 90 tickets are available for this event, which includes all drinks and
a first-rate fork buffet lunch for a ticket price of only £75, with all
profits being donated to the Quicksilver World Water Speed Record campaign.
To reserve your place, please contact Natasha Redhead, Institute of
Materials, Minerals and Mining, 1 Carlton House Terrace, London, SW1Y 5DB,
tel: +44 (0)20 7451 7300, Email: Natasha.Redhead@iom3.org
(cheques payable to Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining).
For more information about Britain's bid for the World Water Speed Record,
see Materials World, April 2005 issue, pp6-7.
Date Posted: 27 April 2005