For more information, contact Britsburgh Vice President for Events Kim Szczypinski at firstname.lastname@example.org
Bangers and Mash (vegetarian option available)
HYP Club Chef Steven Kightlinger's Famous Brussels Sprouts
Beer (Boddington and Youngs, Boddingtons Pub Ale, Chocolate Stout) or Wine (Choice of 1 Drink)
6:00PM - 6:30 PM Join HYP Club Members as we gather. Cash Bar available during HYP Happy Hour
6:30 PM - 7:15 PM Bangers and Mash Dinner
7:15 PM - 7:45 PM Talk: History, Customs and Traditions of Bonfire Night (Steve Shandor)
7:45 PM - 8:15 PM UK Expat Panelists' Memories of Bonfire Night (Robert Charlesworth, Roger Cranville, Suella Pipal and Jonathan Spatz)
8:15 PM Q & A/Audience Discussion
8:30 PM Conclusion
Off-street parking is available nearby free of charge after 6:00 P.M. Nearest parking garage is the Mellon Square garage across from the William Penn Hotel and encompassed by Smithfield Street, Oliver Avenue, William Penn Place, and Sixth Avenue with entrances/exits on both Oliver Avenue and Sixth Avenue. Flat rate in the evenings is $8.00.
Tickets: Members $25; Non-members $40
Steve Shandor is a retired educator and Britsburgh Board Member who has presented often for Britsburgh, frequently on the topic of the Royal Family.
Robert Charlesworth has lived in Pittsburgh for over a decade and is a Director at KPMG. Robert was born in Leeds and grew up in Yorkshire, UK. He is a co-founder, past Chair and past President of Britsburgh.
Roger Cranville, OBE, is originally from Little Hormead, UK,Cambridgshire, with a business development background here in Western Pennsylvania, He is a co-founder, past President and the current Chair of Britsburgh's Board of Directors.
Suella Pipal is a Foreign Service Officer with a cosmopolitan background - so naturally she chose Pittsburgh for her retirement. She grew up in Kent, the product of a Scottish mother and an American journalist father based in London after World War II. She was fully socialized as a Brit and experiences her (only) country of nationality somewhat as an immigrant. She is a Britsburgh member.
Jonathan Spatz grew up in Hadley Wood, Hertfordshire. His first degree was Mechanical Engineering, then a Master's in Electrical Engineering. Later, with an MBA, he morphed to business in finance, the steel industry and technology development. A Pittsburgh-area gentleman farmer for 40-plus years, his knowledgeable Italian friend says he makes the best goat cheese ever! He is a member of Britsburgh.
Explore fascinating British-themed topics with the guidance of experts and enjoy the company and conversation of fellow enthusiasts as a member of the Britsburgh Society. Society members enjoy our programs in the Arts, Beer, History, Mystery Lovers and Literary,Tea and other areas.of interest. If you are not already a member, we would like to invite you to consider becoming a Britsburgh Society member. To become a member, visit the Britsburgh membership page.
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